“Captain Moonlite” English Grades 6-8


Captain Moonlite is a 4-page English language lesson pack. Account of an Australian bushranger with follow-up questions on vocab and text. Map and portrait included.


Captain Moonlite

Captain Moonlite is a 4-page English language unit for Grades 6, 7 and 8. An account of the career of a well-known Australian bushranger. He was foolish and reckless so it is entertaining for students. Andrew George Scott migrated to Australia from Ireland in 1867, had a glittering career as a bushranger and came to a bad end in 1880.

Follow-up tasks:

>several phrases of interest,
>other forms of words,
>Australian and colonial terms from the text.
>Includes a sketched portrait and a map.


Some Links:  “Disect the Sentence” Grammar Grade 5-8,  “Black Death” Science Grades 6-8,  “Travel, Thought and Speech” Grade 6,7,8,  “Burke and Wills Expedition” Grade 5, 6,   “Gold Rush 1851” Grade 5-7,  “Roots of Aussie Rules Football” Grade 5,6,

The link below is to the National Museum of Australia.  The Hold-Up Heroes is a story for children

Link:   https://www.nma.gov.au/learn/classroom-resources/making-tracks/the-hold-up-heroes