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Neridah McMullin: Knockabout Cricket

Session Info:

Australian History, Indigenous Australian History and Sport

This session describes the process used to research and write ‘Knockabout Cricket’

Topics Covered

  • Listening out for interesting stories
  • How to do historical research?
  • Pastoral Stations in Victoria
  • Aboriginal Tribes of Victoria
  • The first Aboriginal Cricket Team to tour England
  • What was so special about Johnny Mullagh?
  • Social Justice and Aboriginal Rights

There are ten literacy and numeracy ‘Knockabout Cricket’ games to play.

  • What’s missing in History?
  • Research workers roles on Pastoral Stations
  • Write your own ‘backyard cricket’ rules
  • Throw the Ball!
  • True or false
  • Inspirational Aboriginal Sports people
  • Research a famous Aboriginal person
  • Name the Cricket Shot
  • Dice Cricket

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