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Political Cartooning Resources

Political Cartooning Resources

Explore a range of political cartooning resources from the Museum of Australian Democracy. These resources assist students to understand more about political cartooning. All resources link to Australian Curriculum areas, including HASS, Civics and Citizenship, History, English, Visual arts or Media arts. Explore more here: https://moadoph.gov.au/learning/resources/political-cartooning/

By MoADLearning

Hidden meaning revealed: Analysing political cartoons

Hidden meaning revealed: Analysing political cartoons

This resource is designed to help students explore the wonderful world of political cartoons — what they are, what they show and why they’re an important part of our Australian democracy. The resource covers 8 topics/themes on political cartooning. Teachers and students are welcome to unpack all 8 topics in the order presented or alternatively, each topic independently. Each topic includes relevant political cartoon examples from the Museum of Australian Democracy’s previous Behind the Lines Political Cartoon Exhibitions. Questions are provided to help guide students through an understanding of the chosen topic/theme. Explore more here: https://moadoph.gov.au/learning/resources/political-cartooning/

By MoADLearning

Marnti Warrajanga – A walk together

Marnti Warrajanga – A walk together

Explore milestones of the Indigenous journey of democracy in Australia and consider their relevance to today. The information and activities support the online exhibition - www.marnti-warajanga.moadoph.gov.au/ This resource contains background information, discussion questions and class activities to enhance student learning and engagement with the Marnti warajanga – a walk together exhibition. Deceased person’s warning: Please note: Indigenous Australians are advised that this exhibition may contain images and voices of deceased persons.

By MoADLearning

Franklin River Debate 1983: Classroom Roleplay

Franklin River Debate 1983: Classroom Roleplay

Re-live history in your classroom through a scripted role-play, as students take on the roles of Federal politicians from 1983 and debate an historic bill which prevented the damming of the Franklin River in Tasmania. The classroom program can be used as an introduction or conclusion to a unit on Australian Federal Parliament or the environment.

By MoADLearning

A History of Old Parliament House

A History of Old Parliament House

Discover the history of Old Parliament House and the people who worked here using this resource. The resource is produced in a fact sheet format, rich in historical images with each page covering one topic. Teachers can use the information as background research for a unit on Australia’s Federal Parliament and as a starting point for further study and discussion. This resource can be useful for teachers and students visiting MoAD as pre-visit preparation or post-visit extension.

By MoADLearning

Australian Houses of Parliament Introduction Worksheet

Australian Houses of Parliament Introduction Worksheet

Introduction worksheets for Australian HoR and Senate. Covers basic responsibilities of each and key information like number of members. The House of Representatives - Cloze, comprehension questions and who am I The Senate - Maze, definition and drawing activity Depending on prior knowledge students could use dictionaries or internet to fill in senate worksheets.

By mswebbau

Alternate Electoral Systems

Alternate Electoral Systems

Powerpoint covering electoral systems other than First Past the Post. Each slide summarises how the system works , with an example of the voting slip, and then goes on to detail the advantages and disadvantages of each system. Notes included for each slide so that the teacher can talk around the subject confidently.

By fw260

The Suffragette Movement - Whole Unit with Assessment scaffolding

The Suffragette Movement - Whole Unit with Assessment scaffolding

A collection of resources which make up an entire year 9 unit on the Suffragettes. There are also a series of lessons which help scaffold and prepare students to complete a research task focusing on the effectiveness of the Suffragette movement in achieving their goal. There are a number of links to the Australian history curriculum (ACARA) requirements. Each lesson has a number of activities embedded in it along with learning intents and lesson starters.

By alidenman

Circle Definitions - Gender and Ethnicity

Circle Definitions - Gender and Ethnicity

Cut out and if feeling flush laminate the horizontal strips. The left hand side has a word and the right hand side a definition. Hand out all the slips to your students and then pick someone to start (it can be anyone). They read their word aloud, then wait for the person with the matching definition to read that out, once they have that person then reads their word and so it goes on until you have gone through the whole class and every slip is read out back to the starting person. If you don't go through all the slips then you have matched them wrong. I like to time this with students so they can try to get faster, but redistribute the slips each time so they don't get complacent. You can work it by reading the definition first if you want.

By History108

UK Politics Powerpoint

UK Politics Powerpoint

Goes through UK politics breaking down the two main parties and their policies plus some info on the 2016 Labour Party leader election. Very detailed and great for an assembly or lesson. Total of 14 slides.

By Osauwese