TLF ID M025737
In this sequence of two learning activities, explore the life of Governor Macquarie as a significant person in history. Students examine events, people, politics economics, social structures and settlement patterns of the colonial period. Video content and links to the State Library of NSW's artefacts are used to support the learning activities. Activity one asks students to complete a discussion paper about why Governor Macquarie is referred to as the "Father of Australia" and Activity two asks students to research the life of Governor Macquarie and present their information in a format based on a television program, 'This is your life'.