AUMELBAS282

Discovering History (Middle Primary) First Fleet: Life in 18th Century England (Reading Level 28/F&P Level S)

Liz Flaherty

View sample pages

Discovering History (Middle Primary) First Fleet: Life in 18th Century England (Reading Level 28/F&P Level S)

By Liz Flaherty
$20.95
In stock
Product is in stock and will be despatched within 1-2 working days.
Formats
Add to cart
Overview
Author
Liz Flaherty
Edition
1st
ISBN
9781442559714
Published Date
23/04/2012
Pages
32
Life in 18th Century England reveals what life was like in England for different groups of people in the late 18th Century. Read about the luxurious lives of the rich, and why over-crowding in England led to the establishment of the colony of New South Wales.

This book is classified as Reading Level 28 / Fountas and Pinnell Level S. Visit our Levelled readers page for further information on reading levels.

Biography
Written by a wide range of experienced children’s authors specialising in history at primary level.
Features

Features include:

  • Clear and concise text accompanied by contemporary and historic photographs
  • A timeline of key events
  • A glossary explaining new words and phrases
  • An index.
Target audience
Suitable for middle primary students.
Series overview

The First Fleet series describes what life was like in England for different groups of people in the late 18th century, and tells the story of the terrifying voyage to Australia in 1787 made by 1,500 men, women and children from England on the 11 ships of the First Fleet. Meet some of the First Fleet convicts, officers and sailors, whose names you might still recognise today. Finally, find out about the first weeks and months the new arrivals spent in New South Wales.

Table of contents
  • England in the 18th Century
  • The Fight for Power
  • Life for the Rich
  • Life for the Poor
  • Life in London
  • Prison Hulks
  • The Answer to the Problem
  • The Life of a Chimney Sweep
  • First Fleet Love Story
  • The Plan for Botany Bay
  • Who Was Chosen for Transportation
  • Beyond the Seas
  • The Unknown Land
  • Timeline
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • Find Out More

More resources from Discovering History (Middle Primary)