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Curators on the Couch, Neville Bonner - Teacher Professional Development

Curators on the Couch, Neville Bonner - Teacher Professional Development

Designed for use by teachers as professional development, this interview unpacks objects which align with content in the Australian Curriculum. Teachers understanding of these objects will be enriched further, preparing them to use the objects in classroom discussions with their students. The first of our series looks at Senator Neville Bonner, our first Indigenous Federal Parliamentarian, and a selection of his personal objects which are currently on display in the Finders Keepers Exhibition at MoAD. MoAD Learning staff interview Senior Historian Libby Stewart and discover some interesting personal stories, showing how an object can reveal but also hide a lot of information. This interview supports the cross-curriculum priorities of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures. This resource is also supported by a teacher pdf resource for use in the classroom - please see our other resources on TES.
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Diamond 9: Why were the Native Americans defeated?

Diamond 9: Why were the Native Americans defeated?

This great resource is designed to help students studying the key reasons why the Native Americans were eventually defeated by the US government. It can be used as a revision activity, starter or plenary for the full range of ability and should work alongside any main stream resource on this topic. If you are looking for something more suited to lower and middle ability students, then check out my card sort on this topic. When you purchase this resource you will be able to download a fully editable Microsoft Word document which can be differentiated further if you wish. The resource includes nine diamond shaped cards which include one of the reasons why the Native Americans were defeated. Once students have cut the cards out, they are set three tasks including: Remove any reasons that you don’t think are important. Record and explain why you have removed them. Arrange the remaining diamonds to show any links that you can find between the different reasons. Record and explain your reasons. Make a smaller diamond shape using the four most important reasons to explain why the Native Americans were defeated. Record and explain your reasons. At each stage students should be feeding back to their group or the class and explain Once students have sorted the cards, you can extend their understanding further by discussing which factor played the most important role in their defeat. The aims and objectives of this lesson are: Theme: The American West Know: How were the Native Americans defeated by the US Government? Understand: How did the US government undermine the Native American way of life? Evaluate: Which factor was the most important in undermining their way of life? WILF - What Am I Looking For? Identify and describe: How did the US Government defeat the Native Americans? Explain: What tactics and strategies did they use to undermine their way of life? Analyse: Which factor or combination of factors was the most successful? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. You can also follow ‘The History Academy’ on Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and Facebook for the latest updates or even to get in touch and chat about how you have used this resource or to ask questions. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more time doing the things that you want. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
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Aboriginal Sacred Sites

Aboriginal Sacred Sites

What makes a site sacred and how can we be respectful? Use this interactive Prowise Presenter resource to find out. Don't have Prowise Presenter? Click on the resource link and create a free account today! (Works on any interactive projector or display).
ELBacademy
Louisiana Settlement Timeline Template

Louisiana Settlement Timeline Template

Check out this simple timeline continuum that includes three major turning points as settlers came to Louisiana. Included in each of these benchmarks, there is a spot for the year of settlement, the explorers included and any additional notes. This is meant to supplement your instruction on the settlement of Louisiana and your pre-existing instruction. It serves as a great differentiator and accommodation. It can also serve as an assessment, guided notes, homework, study guide and more!
myeducationalhotspot
Louisiana Cultures Exit Ticket Assessment

Louisiana Cultures Exit Ticket Assessment

Check out this simple 5-question assessment that can easily be adapted as a quiz, test, independent work, exit ticket, or a study guide. Covering the topic of the different cultures that exist in Louisiana, this worksheet supplements the lessons you already have in your classroom, on Louisiana Cultures as well as some of my other products on the topic such as Louisiana Cultures Guided Notes, and Louisiana Cultures Group Project. These topics include Cajun, Creole, Jambalaya, Crawfish, Gumbo, Zydeco and more! An answer key has been included for your convenience!
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Australia Day: Celebration or Commiseration Resource Bundle

Australia Day: Celebration or Commiseration Resource Bundle

What is the story behind our national day? Use the Australia Day: Celebration or Commiseration Resource Bundle to engage your students in a study of Australia Day. Australian Curriculum Links: ACHASSK064, ACHASSK086, ACHASSK107, ACHASSK135 This resource is delivered as a 18 page PDF in A4 size. So, what's included? ✓ Dozens of ideas to introduce the topic, dig a little deeper and get creative with it! ✓ Engaging article titled Australia Day: Celebration or Commiseration about the history of Australia Day and why Australia Day is sometimes debated in the media ✓ 3-2-1 Article Response worksheet ✓ Australia’s National Emblems worksheet ✓ ‘Boat People’ poster ✓ ‘Boat People’ worksheet ✓ Cause & Effect worksheet ✓ Acts of Discrimination towards Indigenous Australians ✓ Cartoon Analysis ✓ This Australia Day I... worksheet ✓ We Made Damper! procedure writing activity ✓ Australian National Anthem worksheet Purchase Issue 30 of HistoriCool Magazine in print or digital format to use this resource alongside the coinciding mag.
HistoriCool
The Iroquois Confederacy

The Iroquois Confederacy

This lapbook comes complete with full colour and black and white student books. All information for each foldable is included in the teacher resource Foldables included: -vocabulary mini-book -social structure flipbook -Grand Council flow chart -Tribe council flow chart -Hoyaneh representative pentagon flip -Wampum Flip -Longhouse Flip
thelapbooklady
First Nations of Canada

First Nations of Canada

This is an add-on unit to the Canadian Grade 6 curriculum. It doesn't cover specific outcomes, but it is an important part of our Government Structure that I feel needs to be taught to our students! This includes a full teacher version, assessment, answer key, black and white version and full colour. I hope it is useful for you. I would be interested in feedback so please let me know how it is received by your students! Versions in this download: Full-Colour Teacher Resources Full-Colour Student Version Greyscale Student Version
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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.
MoADLearning
The Ongoing Story of the 1967 Referendum

The Ongoing Story of the 1967 Referendum

A film starring Indigenous actor Hunter Page-Lochard, who puts the 1967 referendum in its historical context and talks about why it is still important today. It features contemporary comments from prominent Australians, discussing how they feel about the referendum on its 50th anniversary. This film is part of the exhibition Yes: The Ongoing Story of the 1967 Referendum at the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House. Find out more here: https://moadoph.gov.au/1967
MoADLearning
The Adventures of Sajo and her Beaver People Reading Comprehension

The Adventures of Sajo and her Beaver People Reading Comprehension

In this Canadian classic, you will read about an Ojibwa brother and sister, 11-year old Sajo and 14-year-old Shapian, and their adorable pet beavers, Chilawee and Chikanee. One spring day, Sajo's father rescues two baby beavers from an otter attack and brings them home to their village. After one of the beavers must be traded for food, Sajo and Shapian set off to see if they can buy him back. Travelling by canoe and by train, they face various challenges on their trip to the City. They employ skills they have learned from their Ojibwa elders, and are also helped by a Missionary, American tourists, and an Irish policeman. Written in the style of old-fashioned classics like ‘Heidi’, this original tale by the renowned British-Canadian conservationist known as ‘Grey Owl’ is both informative and touching. Rich and reportedly accurate descriptions of the Eastern Canadian wilderness provide the backdrop to a story of caring people who triumph in their efforts to reunite two baby beavers with their family and finally return them to the wilderness. Illustrations by the author and a glossary of Ojibwa terms are of further interest. The book is divided into 23 chapters. Write your own definitions, answer reading comprehension questions, and research 22 topics (ranging from how otters and beavers hunt and eat, to how elevators and steamboats work). For each of these activities, you may go into great detail, or just scratch the surface – the material is adaptable to different students. Enjoy a trip into the past with a sincere story-teller and lovable characters! Research topics: Jacques Cartier, Ojibwa tea, beaver dams and lodges, how otters hunt, feeding human food to wildlife, Ojibwa/European trade, what beavers eat in the wild, what instinct is, the Hudson’s Bay Company, birch bark canoes, what ‘portage’ means, forest fires, steamboats, who are the Ojibwa, Native American spiritual beliefs, animals in zoos versus in the wild, travelling by train in Canada (in the past), how elevators work, the importance of saying thank you, what bannock is, autumn around the world, how dangerous wolves really are. Bonus! This title includes a set of Canadian Wilderness themed notebooking pages.
canadianwinter
iPad Card Sorts: American West

iPad Card Sorts: American West

These outstanding resources have been written and field tested in the classroom by experienced teachers using the Thinking Kit software for the iPad. These iPad card sorts cover the key topic of the American West and are designed to fun, engaging and used by the full spectrum of learners. To find out more, click on each resource for a full description of its aims, objectives, differentiated outcomes and how to use it with your students. If you like these resources then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. You can also follow 'The History Academy' on Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and Facebook for the latest updates or even to get in touch and chat about how you have used this resource or to ask questions. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more time doing the things that you want. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
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iPad Card Sort: Why were the Native Americans finally defeated by the US government?

iPad Card Sort: Why were the Native Americans finally defeated by the US government?

This outstanding iPad card sort is designed to help students studying the key reasons why the Native Americans were eventually defeated by the US government. It can be used as a revision activity, starter or plenary for the full range of ability and should work alongside any main stream resource on this topic. If you are looking for some additional challenge, then check out my diamond 9 activity on this topic. When you download this resource you will also receive a hard copy of the card sort as well as a PowerPoint with the aims, objectives, instructions, task codes and the password you will need to activate the activity on https://www.thinking-kit.com/. The activity involves sorting fourteen statements by dragging and dropping them onto the headings labelled reservations, buffalo, religion, Indian agents and US Army. Once the initial activity is complete, students can then discuss and feedback their answers before saving them into a PDF version which can be saved, submitted for marking or printed off. The final result should make an excellent resource for revision or the basis for an essay plan. As a courtesy, we've also included a hard copy of the card sort in the form of a Microsoft Office Word document, just in case you do not have enough iPads on the day. The aims and objectives of this lesson are: Theme: The American West Know: How were the Native Americans defeated by the US Government? Understand: How did the US government undermine the Native American way of life? Evaluate: Which factor was the most important in undermining their way of life? WILF - What Am I Looking For? Identify and describe: How did the US Government defeat the Native Americans? Explain: What tactics and strategies did they use to undermine their way of life? Analyse: Which factor or combination of factors was the most successful? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. You can also follow 'The History Academy' on Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and Facebook for the latest updates or even to get in touch and chat about how you have used this resource or to ask questions. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more time doing the things that you want. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
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iPad Card Sort: What impact did the Mountain Men have on the American West?

iPad Card Sort: What impact did the Mountain Men have on the American West?

This great iPad card sort, using Thinking Kit software, is designed to help students studying the impact that the mountain men and early pioneers had the American West. It can be used as a revision activity, preparation for an essay on this topic or as a starter or plenary. It can be used alongside any of the main stream text books on the American West or even my PowerPoint on this topic which can be downloaded via The History Academy TES shop. When you download this resource you will also receive a hard copy of the card sort as well as a PowerPoint with the aims, objectives, instructions, task codes and the password you will need to activate the activity on https://www.thinking-kit.com/. The activity involves sorting sixteen statements by dragging and dropping them onto either the negative or positive consequences headings. Once the initial activity is complete, students can then discuss and feedback their answers before saving them into a PDF version which can be saved, submitted for marking or printed off. You can get your students to extend their answers further by prioritising the negative and positive consequences by organising them into their order of importance. Another follow up task might be to get your students to do the exercise again, but from the perspective of the Native Americans. The final result should make an excellent plan for writing an extended answer on this topic. I've also included a hard copy of the card sort in the form of a Microsoft Office Word document as a courtesy, just in case you do not have enough iPads on the day. The aims and objectives of this lesson are: Theme: The American West Know: Who were the mountain men? Understand: What negative / positive role did they play in the settlement of the American West? Evaluate: How significant was their impact on the settlement of the West? WILF - What Am I Looking For? Identify and describe: The impact of the mountain men on the American West? Explain: What positive / negative role did they play on the settlement of the American West? Analyse: How important was their impact on the settlement of the American West? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. You can also follow 'The History Academy' on Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and Facebook for the latest updates or even to get in touch and chat about how you have used this resource or to ask questions. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more time doing the things that you want. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
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Stolen Generation Source Analysis PPT

Stolen Generation Source Analysis PPT

This is a 10 Slide PPT that examines sources , Primary and Secondary, about 'The Stolen Generation'. It tells the story of their experiences, through sources, and explains why Kevin Rudd's 'Sorry Speech' was so welcome to the Aboriginal population. Another way of Historically telling this story. Created for Year 10 Australian History
teen91113
Charles Perkins and the Freedom Rides, 1965

Charles Perkins and the Freedom Rides, 1965

Modelled on the U.S. Freedom Rides in the early 1960s, Charles Perkins embarked on a Freedom Ride of his own with Sydney University students in 1965. The event was followed closely by the Australian media who reported on the disruptions to the life of country towns. In the longer-term, however, the road trip highlighted the racial inequities and discrimination against Aboriginal peoples. This Powerpoint presentation gives an overview of the ride and the impact on Aboriginal rights.
WayneWoods
Card Sort - Why were the Native Americans defeated?

Card Sort - Why were the Native Americans defeated?

This great resource is designed to help students studying the key reasons why the Native Americans were eventually defeated by the US government. It can be used as a revision activity, starter or plenary for the full range of ability and should work alongside any main stream resource on this topic. If you are looking for some additional challenge, then check out my diamond 9 activity on this topic. When you purchase this resource, you will be able to download a single page Microsoft Office document, which contains a learning objective, instructions, six heading cards and fourteen statements. Once students have cut out the cards, the sort the statements under the six headings, which include Buffalo, US Army, religion, reservations, Indian Agents. As an extension exercise, students could always prioritise the statements in their order of importance or research and find out some additional information on each topic. Once completed students could use the card sort to write an essay or produce a mind map on the topic. The aims and objectives of this lesson are: Theme: The American West Know: How were the Native Americans defeated by the US Government? Understand: How did the US government undermine the Native American way of life? Evaluate: Which factor was the most important in undermining their way of life? WILF - What Am I Looking For? Identify and describe: How did the US Government defeat the Native Americans? Explain: What tactics and strategies did they use to undermine their way of life? Analyse: Which factor or combination of factors was the most successful? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. You can also follow ‘The History Academy’ on Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and Facebook for the latest updates or even to get in touch and chat about how you have used this resource or to ask questions. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more time doing the things that you want. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
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Australia Day/ Invasion Day

Australia Day/ Invasion Day

Aimed at upper secondary pupils who have English as a Foreign Language. Aimed foremostly at pupils in Norwegian upper secondary schools and in international schools. This website contains and article and tasks about Australia Day/ Invasion Day. It looks at the national day from an Aboriginal perspective. https://teachik.com/australia-day-invasion-day/
helenmargaret2000
Hands-On History Bundle Practical, Purposeful & Engaging activities.

Hands-On History Bundle Practical, Purposeful & Engaging activities.

A variety of history hands on activities for Yr 7, Yr 8, Y9 & Yr 10 - learning activities that are interesting & engaging. Would cost 12 pound to buy each one separately but you get the lot for 6 in this bundle. Covers Ancient Egypt Foods, 8 Vikings, 9 History Australia Colonisation to 1945 and The Australian Freedom Rides (sorry for the pounds, but the pounds pricing but site doesn't let me work out Aussie. Practical, fun, purposeful, memorable & engaging for students.
gcmem
GCSE American West Teaching Resources

GCSE American West Teaching Resources

This is your chance to buy all my outstanding American West resources bundled up for a massive saving. These resources are tried and tested. They are suitable for a wide range of abilities and will successfully engage your students. For more information, click on the resources.
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American West Teaching Resources

American West Teaching Resources

This is your chance to buy all my outstanding American West resources bundled up for a massive saving. These resources are tried and tested. They are suitable for a wide range of abilities and will successfully engage your students. For more information, click on the resources.
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How did the Homesteaders overcome the problems they faced on the Great Plains?

How did the Homesteaders overcome the problems they faced on the Great Plains?

This great lesson is designed to help students understand how the Homesteaders overcame the problems they faced on the Great Plains such as water supply, natural hazards, extreme weather, protecting crops, bankruptcy, insects and Native Americans. This lesson includes a PowerPoint with six core activities including starter, review summary tasks on the problems, thinking skills review activities, card sort and an exam question. I have also included fourteen illustrated information slides to be used either before or after the card sort activity explaining both the problems facing the Homesteaders and the solutions that they came up with. The two page word document contains 14 problems with the solutions that the Homesteaders came up with mixed up. Students cut out the cards and match the problems and solutions under the two headings. Once they have peer reviewed or checked them during a class feedback session, students can then stick them into their books. Alternatively, you could create a class set that are kept in envelops and quickly matched and then put back as a quick starter or plenary. The aims and objectives for this activity are: Theme: How successful were the Homesteaders at settling on the Great Plains? Know: What problems did they have to overcome? Understand: How did the Homesteaders survive and build successful farms on the Great Plains? Evaluate: What impact did these solutions have on the Homesteaders, the environment and the Native Americans? Skills: Cause, Consequence, Change, Continuity and Source Evaluation. WILF – What Am I Looking For? Identify and describe: What problems did the Homesteaders have to overcome in order to survive? Explain: Did they try and solve these problems? Analyse: begin to make an overall judgement on how successful the Homesteaders were at settling on the Great Plains and at what cost? This is a great lesson which, which your students will enjoy. Please check out some of my other resources on the American West. Kind Regards Roy
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How did the Homesteaders overcome the problems they faced on the Great Plains?

How did the Homesteaders overcome the problems they faced on the Great Plains?

This great lesson is designed to help students understand how the Homesteaders overcame the problems they faced on the Great Plains such as water supply, natural hazards, extreme weather, protecting crops, bankruptcy, insects and the Native Americans. This lesson includes a PowerPoint with six core activities including starter, review summary tasks on the problems, thinking skills review activities, card sort and an style exam question. I have also included fourteen illustrated information slides to be used either before or after the card sort activity explaining the problems facing the Homesteaders as well as the solutions that they came up with. The two page Word Document contains 14 problems with the solutions that the Homesteaders came up with mixed up. Students cut out the cards and match the problems and solutions under the two headings. Once they have peer reviewed or checked them during a class feedback session, students can then stick them into their books. Alternatively, you could create a class set that are kept in envelops and quickly matched and then put back as a quick starter or plenary. The aims and objectives for this activity are: Theme: How successful were the Homesteaders at settling on the Great Plains? Know: What problems did they have to overcome? Understand: How did the Homesteaders survive and build successful farms on the Great Plains? Evaluate: What impact did these solutions have on the Homesteaders, the environment and the Native Americans? Skills: Cause, Consequence, Change, Continuity and Source Evaluation. WILF – What Am I Looking For? Identify and describe: What problems did the Homesteaders have to overcome in order to survive? Explain: Did they try and solve these problems? Analyse: begin to make an overall judgement on how successful the Homesteaders were at settling on the Great Plains and at what cost? This is a great lesson which, which your students will enjoy. Please check out some of my other resources on the American West. Kind Regards Roy
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Card Sort: How did Homesteaders survive on the Great Plains?

Card Sort: How did Homesteaders survive on the Great Plains?

This great activity is designed to help students studying how the Homesteaders survived on the Great Plains as part of a course on the American West. It can be used as either a revision, consolidation exercise or even as a plenary or starter. If you are looking for an accompany resource to cover this topic then please do check out my TES shop. The two page word document contains 14 problems with the solutions that the Homesteaders came up with mixed up. Students cut out the cards and match the problems and solutions under the two headings. Once they have peer reviewed or checked them during a class feedback session, students can then stick them into their books. Alternatively, you could create a class set that are kept in envelops and quickly matched and then put back as a quick starter or plenary. The aims and objectives for this activity are: Theme: How successful were the Homesteaders at settling on the Great Plains? Know: What problems did they have to overcome? Understand: How did the Homesteaders survive and build successful farms on the Great Plains? Evaluate: What impact did these solutions have on the Homesteaders, the environment and the Native Americans? Skills: Cause, Consequence, Change, Continuity & Source Evaluation. WILF – What Am I Looking For? Identify and describe: What problems did the Homesteaders have to overcome in order to survive? Explain: Did they try and solve these problems? Analyse: begin to make an overall judgement on how successful the Homesteaders were at settling on the Great Plains and at what cost? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. You can also follow 'The History Academy' on Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and Facebook for the latest updates or even to get in touch and chat about how you have used this resource or to ask questions. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more time doing the things that you want. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
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Freedom Rides Australia Role Play Activity Yr 10 History: Rights and Freedoms Topic

Freedom Rides Australia Role Play Activity Yr 10 History: Rights and Freedoms Topic

Fun & engaging role play based learning activity Yr 10 History. FREEDOM RIDES AUSTRALIA, RIGHTS & FREEDOMS TOPIC. This activity engages even the most disengaged students and they will remember what they learn about for a long time because of the role-play/fun way of learning. Set up the classroom like 'bus seats'. Put the SAFA sign on the 'bus'. Wear an interesting hat & greet students at the door with a handshake/welcome them/thank them for being a part of the Freedom Ride. Teacher acts as bus driver/narrator/explain. Various reading parts for students (who love doing 'newsreader voice' etc.). Related worksheet to complete along the' journey'. Teacher to focus on what happened in each town, why, significance etc to immerse students in the experience. A very high quality & engaging learning activity well worth the low fee to save you time in creating a productive lesson (took hours to put together) + it works really well in practice & disengaged students who did it ages ago still remember it. Display images on PowerPoint etc. as a guide and supplement as you go. Enjoy!
gcmem
What were the responses to the 1838 Myall Creek Massacre?

What were the responses to the 1838 Myall Creek Massacre?

Much has been written of the 1838 Myall Creek Massacre of Kamilaroi people by European settlers in New England NSW. But how did people at the time respond to news of the event? What are the responses now? How have people responded when they learned that their ancestors were perpetrators or victims of the event? This source-based homework task supports student understanding of the outcomes in the NSW History syllabus for the Australian Curriculum Stage 5 Depth Study 1: The Making of the Modern World The Industrial Revolution/Australia in the 1800s Students examine a range of primary and secondary, visual and written resources to discover the background to the Myall Creek Massacre, the event, and the aftermath. The activity concludes with an examination of responses to the event today. Students then explore some of the values of social responsibility: coming to terms with wrongdoing by and against our ancestors and the appropriateness of forgiving/apologising for these wrongdoings. Thought-provoking concepts that will generate plenty of discussion and engagement.
WayneWoods
Political issues and the Liberal Party of Australia

Political issues and the Liberal Party of Australia

An introduction to the Liberal party and their ideology. A copy of one of their advertisements prior to the election. Some clips from the Chaser talking about the events in the lead up to the election. Looking at the Jobs and Growth slogan and what it meant. Looking at info on their website which explained how they were going to achieve this. Looking at the trickle down theory (and the flaws with this idea). A brief overview of the 14 election issues. Additional resource: voting in Australia booklet 2016 which explains the three levels of government in Australia, what electorates are, how federal elections work, how to enrol to vote, what a ballot paper looks like, how the results are counted, explaining what a referendum is and how to be an active citizen.
lrigb4
Introduction to politics in Australia and the Labor Party

Introduction to politics in Australia and the Labor Party

This lesson defines politics, looks at what is needed to be classified as politically literate, lists various forms of political participation, explains how the party system works and defines opposition/minor/independent parties. It also looks at the Labor party key players, the ideals of the party, the main platforms for the election, the 100 positive policies (their advertisement and the chaser's response), it then lists all 100 positive policies and looks at some of the most interesting ones (social issues including refugees etc.)
lrigb4
What were the causes & effects of the 1938 Day of Mourning?

What were the causes & effects of the 1938 Day of Mourning?

This is a source-based homework task to support student understanding of the NSW History syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. It can be taught as part of: Stage 5 Depth Study 4: Rights & Freedoms 1945-Present (as background stimulus) Depth Study 6: School Developed Topic - The Great Depression It can also be used to support student understanding of: Stage 5 Aboriginal Studies - Topic 9: Aboriginal interaction with legal & political systems Stage 6 Aboriginal Studies - Preliminary course Part II - Heritage & Identity Students analyse a variety of primary and secondary written and visual sources to gain an understanding of the causes and effects of the 1938 Day of Mourning - a public recognition of the damage that European invasion of Australia had on the indigenous Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples of Australia. It was timed to coincide with the non-Aboriginal celebration of 150 years since the British set foot on the shores of Botany Bay and claimed the land for the British Crown. But would non-Aboriginal Australians get the message?
WayneWoods
What was the impact of the 1965 Freedom Ride?

What was the impact of the 1965 Freedom Ride?

This is a source-based homework task to support student understanding of the NSW History syllabus for the Australian Curriculum Stage 5 Depth Study 4: Rights & Freedoms 1945-present Students analyse a variety of written and visual, primary and secondary sources to make decisions about the impact of the 1965 Freedom Ride on Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people in Australia. The 1965 Freedom Ride was inspired by the Freedom Rides by the American Civil Rights movement. It resulted in immediate publicity about the inequities of all aspects of life for the Aboriginal people. In the longer term it helped to pave the way for the 1967 referendum to include Aboriginal people in the Australian constitution which in turn gave greater legal and political rights to Aboriginal people.
WayneWoods
ARNHEM LAND PART 3 - MINING AND LAND RIGHTS IN EAST ARNHEM LAND

ARNHEM LAND PART 3 - MINING AND LAND RIGHTS IN EAST ARNHEM LAND

This unit has focus on the differing views of land ownership that existed between indigenous people of East Arnhem Land and the non-indigenous people represented by the Government in distant Canberra. It deals with the process used through the 1963 Bark Petitions sent from Yirrkala in Eastern Arnhem Land to the Federal Government in Canberra. It indicates reasons why indigenous Aboriginal people of Arnhem Land objected to the proposed granting of land leases for an overseas country to establish a complex bauxite mining and alumina refinery of the Gove Peninsula. It follows the history of rejection of the Bark Petitions to the rejection of the Law Case seeking compensation after the rejection. It indicates the situation today which has been a compromise between the mining operators and local Aboriginal people which gained Land Titles to Arnhem Land in 1978. It also shows the inaccuracy of the "policy of 'terra nullius'" in denying Land Rights for Aboriginal people. Black and white attachments are provided if hard copies are considered useful.
KPolkinghorne
What happened at Coniston in 1928?

What happened at Coniston in 1928?

This is a source-based homework task to support student understanding of the History Australian National Curriculum Stage 5 Depth Study 4: Rights and Freedoms (1945-present). Students examine a variety of source-based materials to understand the events of the Coniston Massacre of Aboriginal people in 1928, the causes, main characters and the Government Inquiry that followed reports of the incident. The resource can also be used to support the Stage 5 Aboriginal Studies and Stage 6 Aboriginal Studies syllabuses.
WayneWoods
Year 6 Australian History - Migrant Experiences of Democracy

Year 6 Australian History - Migrant Experiences of Democracy

This product consists of three engaging and hands on activities to help your Year 6 students explore and understand the experiences of democracy by Australian migrants. This product specifically looks at the dictation test, the deportation of Pacific Islander workers and the internment of migrants during war time. This product endeavours to give students a first hand experience of the dictation test given to migrants on arrival in Australia and requires them to reflect on this to develop empathy and understanding of this experience for migrants. Additionally there is a foldable activity with pull out tabs so students can compare the experiences of European and non-European migrants. Finally students are asked to read and reflect on the treatment of Pacific Islander workers and war time detainees and discuss how this relates to their understanding of democracy. This resource complements the following Australian Curriculum content descriptors and their elaborations. Experiences of Australian democracy and citizenship, including the status and rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, migrants, women and children (ACHASSK135) Examine different viewpoints on actions, events, issues and phenomena in the past and present (ACHASSI127) This resource can be purchased as part of our Experiences of Democracy Bundle. Check it out here: Year 6 Australian History Experiences of Democracy BUNDLE Save 20% Check out our other “Experiencing Democracy” Resources on our TES shop. Australia Year 6 Australian Curriculum Australian History Indigenous Australians Democracy Democratic Rights Migrants Migration Pacific Islander Dictation test White Australia Policy Immigration Restriction Act 1901
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Year 6 Australian History - Democracy - Indigenous Rights - Generating Inquiry

Year 6 Australian History - Democracy - Indigenous Rights - Generating Inquiry

It can be difficult to get students started when developing inquiry questions but once students are able to generate quality inquiry questions their learning opportunities expand greatly. This resource can be used in a variety of ways such as individual inquiry, group or partner work, to create a classroom inquiry wall or as a Smartboard resource to generate class discussion. The pages could be printed as a booklet or enlarged to A3 to display. The first page is a democracy brainstorming sheet/poster where students can revisit and record their understanding of what it means to live in a democracy. Completing this sheet first sets students up to analyse the text and photos provided to consider how they reflect the positive or negative experience of democracy for Aboriginal people. Students are asked to record what they understand already and any questions they have about the information relating to democracy. I have also included inquiry question slips which can be printed on A3 paper and displayed in the room. This resource complements the following Australian Curriculum content descriptors and their elaborations. Experiences of Australian democracy and citizenship, including the status and rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, migrants, women and children (ACHASSK135) Develop appropriate questions to guide an inquiry about people, events, developments, places, systems and challenges (ACHASSI122) Sequence information about people’s lives, events, developments and phenomena using a variety of methods including timelines (ACHASSI125) Examine primary and secondary sources to determine their origin and purpose (ACHASSI126) Examine different viewpoints on actions, events, issues and phenomena in the past and present (ACHASSI127) This resource can be purchased as part of our Experiences of Democracy Bundle. Check out our other Year 6 Australian History - Experiencing Democracy resources. Year 6 Australia Australian Curriculum Australian History Inquiry Indigenous Rights Democracy Government Democratic Rights
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Yr 6 Australian History - Democratic Rights of Indigenous Australians

Yr 6 Australian History - Democratic Rights of Indigenous Australians

William Cooper and Vincent Lingiari are two men who fought for democratic rights for indigenous Australians. This activity will allow students to explore the experiences of Australian democracy for Aboriginal people as outlined in the Australian Curriculum. (ACHASSK135) Students are required to use the internet or texts to research reliable information on how William and Vincent were denied democratic rights and how they fought to bring about change, not only for themselves but for the entire Aboriginal population. Students will investigate "the lack of citizenship rights for Aboriginal Peoples and Torres Strait Islander Peoples in Australia, illustrated by controls on movement and residence, the forcible removal of children from their families leading to the Stolen Generations, and poor pay and working conditions" as defined in the Australian Curriculum. Students are required to cut and glue the two information panels on to the page and then fold the strips on the left side of the top flaps side back and forth and glue these over the information panels lining up the edges so that they can open out revealing the information they have researched. Students are also required to locate their own photographs or draw their own picture. I have also included our “I used reliable information sources’ worksheet to help students find reliable sites and use keywords effectively to refine their search and find quality information. This resource can be purchased as part of our Experiences of Democracy Bundle. Australian History Australian Curriculum Australian Democracy Year 6 Vincent Lingiari William Cooper Government Rights ACHASSK135
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