Discovering History (Upper Primary) Migration to Australia: 19th Century (Reading Level 27/F&P Level R) : 9781442559912

Discovering History (Upper Primary) Migration to Australia: 19th Century (Reading Level 27/F&P Level R)

Flaherty, Liz
Published by
Pearson Australia
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Title type
Enhanced by immigration case studies, 19th Century explores migration to Australia during that time period. 19th Century charts the steady increase in numbers of free settlers migrating from Britain, resulting in six separate Australian colonies by the end of the 1860s. With the discovery of gold came migrants from many different countries. Australia began to develop its own culture, and the book focuses on the movement towards independence from Britain, which led to Federation in 1901.

This book is classified as Reading Level 27 / Fountas and Pinnell Level R. Visit our Levelled readers page for further information on reading levels.

Table of contents
  • Introduction
  • Population of New South Wales
  • New Settlements and Emancipists
  • Back in Britain
  • The Colonies
  • Migration to the West and South
  • Irish Potato Famine
  • Highland Clearances
  • Parkhurst Boys
  • Gold
  • Explorers
  • Towards a Federated Australia
  • Timeline
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • Find Out More
Features & benefits

Features include:

  • Clear and concise text accompanied by contemporary and historical photographs
  • Fact boxes providing extra information related to the text
  • A timeline of key events
  • A glossary explaining new words and phrases
  • An index.
Author biography
Written by a wide range of experienced children’s authors specialising in history at primary level.
Target audience
Suitable for upper primary students.
Series overview
Migration to Australia explores migration to the Australian continent, from the very first settlement many thousands of years ago, to subsequent arrivals. It details the colonisation of the 18th century, the steady increase of British free settlers in the 19th, and the waves of migration from different parts of the world in the 20th and 21st centuries.
Sample Pages
Selected sample pages from Migration to Australia: 19th Century.