Activity: Draw a Convict from an Indent

History Stage 2/3

Watch this short video from the Learning Team at the Hyde Park Barracks to learn how to use an original Convict Indent listing to draw a real convict. There are six real convicts for you to choose from.

Click here to get a copy of the six convict indents to hand out to your class. Each one has a convict outline started. Your students need to use the indent information provided, as explained in the video, to draw their convict's physical features.

Curriculum links: 

  • HT2-4
  • HT2-5
  • HT3-2
  • HT3-5

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