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Sydney: a story of change

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Task no. 1

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Use photos to ask historical questions

  1. Look carefully at the images of Sydney.
  2. Identify the main geographical and cultural features of the landscape in each image, (e.g. bush, houses, huts, wharves, trees, rocks, cove, buildings, bridge)
  3. Use attached activity sheet to write about what Sydney was like then, describing its main features.
  4. What is different? What is similar?

Task no. 2

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How has Sydney changed since 1788?

Write sentences that describe the differences you identified in the sources.