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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.
MoADLearning
'The Voting Process' WorkBook

'The Voting Process' WorkBook

A workbook explaining the electoral process used in British elections, as well as four main voting systems; ‘First Past the Post’, ‘Alternative Vote’, ‘Single Transferable Vote’ and ‘Proportional Representation’. Contains 10 questions and a small ‘Election Day’ activity. This workbook is suitable for 14-17 year olds, and was created as part of a module called ‘Government Policies and the Public Services’.
LitKits
Finders Keepers - personal objects as primary sources. Lower primary: Neil Baker

Finders Keepers - personal objects as primary sources. Lower primary: Neil Baker

Investigate objects from MoAD’s Neil Baker collection and develop your student’s understanding of how Old Parliament House functioned and Australia’s telecommunications history. This resource supports the use of objects from MoAD’s collection in lower primary classrooms. It links to the Australian Curriculum learning areas of HASS, Digital Technologies and Design and Technologies.
MoADLearning
Rebel Revolt | Escape Room Kit

Rebel Revolt | Escape Room Kit

Product Description A Treasonous Escape Room Kit That Transforms Your Classroom Into A Daring Adventure. Just Download And Print The Lesson Kit And You're Ready To Go. PERFECT FOR: - Whole classrooms. Just print the pack out for each team of 3-4 kids. - Medium difficulty, perfect for 14-18years olds. - 60 mins play time. - Reuse as many times as you like. SAVE TIME. EVERYTHING'S DONE: Rebel Revolt is a complete escape room kit that comes with over 40 printable puzzle sheets that you can print as normal 4x6 photos. There's also the option to print the game on normal office paper from your school printer. It includes everything you need so you can get playing fast! EASY SETUP INSTRUCTIONS: You won't get 'stuck' during setup. Every part of the escape room kit has been designed for 1st-time teachers running an Escape Room in the classroom. ROOM POSTERS: The kit comes with a collection of over 25 editable posters that theme your class out in pure style. QUICK & EASY TO PRINT: You can print the escape room kit on your school printer. Super easy! Buy once. Use forever. FULL MONEY BACK GUARANTEE Love it for all your cash back. Grab the kit and try it for yourself ;)
lockpaperscissors
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/
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Osauwese
Project Bundle for Student Choice in Any Subject

Project Bundle for Student Choice in Any Subject

This enormous set of activities and projects is great for any subject. Let students choose from scrapbooks, photo journals, comic books, essays and more. These are great for providing student choice in project format or for choice menus. What will Benjamin Frankin's blog say? What would Mr Darcy write in his journal? Students develop critical analytic thinking skills with these projects. These projects are a lifelong tool applicable to any unit of study. What customers say about products in this bundle: - "What a terrific resource for projects for any subject!" - Picture Book Project -"Exactly what I was looking for! Thanks for all the hard work!" - Comic Book Project This purchase is for one teacher only. This resource is not to be shared with colleagues or used by an entire grade level, school, or district without purchasing the proper number of licenses. If you are interested in a site license, please contact me for a quote at docrunning@kulikuli.net. This resource may not be uploaded to the internet in any form, including classroom/personal websites or network drives.
DocRunningHistory
Tri-fold Poster Presentations (Use for All Subjects)

Tri-fold Poster Presentations (Use for All Subjects)

roject: Tri-fold Poster Presentations is a guide for students to create a fantastic tri-fold poster of which they will be proud. Students use the tools in this product to conduct research and develop a tri-fold poster. Great for any subject area in which students are assembling presentations. Give your students the tools to show their best work! Included in this project guide are student handouts for: - Research Template - Student directions for creating a tri-fold poster. - Tips for creating a great poster. - Layout template - Tri-fold poster checklist - Dos and Don’ts with visual examples. This project is a lifelong tool applicable to any unit of study. This purchase is for one teacher only. This resource is not to be shared with colleagues or used by an entire grade level, school, or district without purchasing the proper number of licenses. If you are interested in a site license, please contact me for a quote at docrunning@kulikuli.net. This resource may not be uploaded to the internet in any form, including classroom/personal websites or network drives.
DocRunningHistory
Projects for Any Subject Bundle #1

Projects for Any Subject Bundle #1

Make student choice easy with this bundle of 5 research projects. Use for historic figures, historic events, biographies, or even book characters. Each project includes research organizers and steps to creating the project. Great for student choice.
DocRunningHistory
Trivia Questions

Trivia Questions

A document with over 300 trivia questions (and answers) useful for class competitions, homeroom, school fundraisers etc. Questions include those about Australia, other nations, celebrities, popular culture texts, inventors and scientific discoveries, historical events, true or false etc
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Politics A Level Taster lesson

Politics A Level Taster lesson

This is a taster lesson for A level politics. It is slightly personalised to me/my department but you can change names and pictures. The main focus of this resource is on 2016 and what an unpredictable year it was. I started with a video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1mIBhjNha54 The I told the students that over the years I have had many students ask me to predict what would happen in each major political event from 2010-2016. The main point is that I got the earlier events right but the events later I got wrong. The students then have the task to predict two events of the year 2020 How well will Theresa May do in the 2020 General Election? For this task you the students need to predict each outcome and the final score they are left with determines the overall result of the election. Then how well will Donald Trump do against Kanye West? For this one you need the website http://www.270towin.com/ Give each student a coin (or a chocolate coin in my case) and then give each student a state. Kanye West was Heads and Trump was Tails. Whichever person wins then they win the state. You then change the state on the board on the website above. Both are simple interactive activities where little knowledge is needed. Then I talked through a few details about the course and then had a Q and A session. It went down really well!!!!!!!!
motgnel
Types of Unemployment and the Inflation-Unemployment Tradeoff / Phillips Curve PPTs AP IB CIE

Types of Unemployment and the Inflation-Unemployment Tradeoff / Phillips Curve PPTs AP IB CIE

Superior quality PPTs for A Level / IB / AP Economics Macroeconomics topic: Unemployment and the Phillips Curve (42 slides in total). Fully demonstrates, diagramatically and using text, the key points of the topic, including the Labour Force and how Unemployment is measured, the short-run and long-run Phillips curve and how this relates to the natural rate of unemployment and the Aggregate Demand / Aggregate Supply model, types of unemployment including Structural, Frictional and Cyclical (demand-deficient) and explores appropriate solutions to the problems of unemployment. Contains thorough demonstrations using appropriate diagrams and easily digestible points/explanations with appropriate amount of on-screen text that makes note taking easy for students of all abilities, whether native or non-native users of English. Can be easily complemented with any standard A Level (e.g. Anderton), IB (e.g. Tragakes) or AP (e.g. Krugman) texts for effective delivery of the unit. Tried and tested in various learning environments with strong results in terms of student understanding.
EconomicsTeacherinChina
Government Match Cards with Worksheet Democracy/Totalitarian/etc..

Government Match Cards with Worksheet Democracy/Totalitarian/etc..

Teach government styles by having students match cards. Student will match vocabulary words to pictures and definitions. Then they will develop a deeper understanding by inferring with those words. Worksheet included w/ answer key. Can also be done as a whole class activity. Democracy Republic Socialism Totalitarian Dictator Dictatorship Theocratic Theocracy Monarchy Constitutional Monarch Check out our Choose Your Own Adventures, Murder Mysteries, Mad Libs, Board Games, Matching Cards, and more at Change the way you teach.
jeremymoore-bs-65
DONALD TRUMP

DONALD TRUMP

A bundle of Trump! Resources to encourage engagement in the issues surrounding the new President of the United States of America.
StartEducation
Consensus/Adversarial politics

Consensus/Adversarial politics

Ideal for the Edexcel AS Government and Politics course, this lesson covers consensual and adversarial politics looking as well at the successes and failures of the 2010 coalition, and what this meant for British Politics. Students consolidate their knowledge at the end with a 25 mark exam question.
georgiaperry
Liberalism and the Liberal Democrats today

Liberalism and the Liberal Democrats today

Ideal for the Edexcel Government and Politics course, for the People and Politics unit. This lesson looks at the history of Liberalism and how it has developed over time. Looks at policies during the coalition and then and a 25 mark exam question on the coalition for students to consolidate their knowledge.
georgiaperry
Socialism and the Labour Party today

Socialism and the Labour Party today

Ideal for the Edexcel Government and Politics course, for the People and Politics unit. This lesson looks at the history of Socialism and how it has developed over time. Includes a venn diagram activity, lots of group work and a 25 mark exam question for students to consolidate their knowledge.
georgiaperry
Conservatism

Conservatism

Ideal for the Edexcel Government and Politics course, for the People and Politics unit. This lesson looks at the history of Conservatism and how it has developed over time. Includes a venn diagram activity, lots of group work and a 25 mark exam question for students to consolidate their knowledge.
georgiaperry
What are the functions of political parties?

What are the functions of political parties?

Ideal for the Edexcel Unit 1 (People and Politics) A-Level course (adaptable to other specs), this lesson looks at the features and functions of political parties today. Students consolidate their knowledge by answering a 10 mark exam question.
georgiaperry
The Rum Rebellion Resource Bundle

The Rum Rebellion Resource Bundle

What was the Rum Rebellion? And why couldn't Governor Bligh and John Macarthur just agree!? Use The Rum Rebellion Resource Bundle to engage your students in this key event which shaped Australia's colonial past. Australian Curriculum Link: ACHASSK108 ACHASSK110 This resource is delivered as a 13 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! ✓ Entertaining article entitled The Rum Rebellion written in the format of a court hearing between Governor Bligh and John Macarthur. ✓ Glossary of unfamiliar words in above article to build vocabulary. ✓ 3-2-1 Question Guide. ✓ The Rum Rebellion background information. ✓ Bligh & Macarthur: A Comparison worksheet. ✓ Alternative Endings worksheet asks students to formulate 'what if?' scenarios that could have changed the way that Rum Rebellion played out (or if it happened at all!) ✓ Write an Epitaph worksheet. ✓ Bligh or Macarthur Report Card worksheet. ✓ Political Cartoon analysis Purchase Issue 23 of HistoriCool Magazine in print or digital format to use this resource alongside the coinciding mag: www.historicool.com.au
HistoriCool
Federation Resource Bundle

Federation Resource Bundle

What was Australia like before and after Federation? Use the Australian Federation Resource Bundle to engage students in Federation and Australia's earliest Prime Ministers. Students will come away with a detailed understanding of the push and pull factors of Federation and have a giggle at the curious antics of our first PMs along the way! Australian Curriculum Link: ACHASSK134 This resource is delivered as a 17 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! ✓ 600-word engaging (and funny!) article entitled The Secret Lives of Australia's Earliest Prime Ministers targeted at 10-12 year-old readers. ✓ Glossary of unfamiliar terms found in the above article to build understanding and vocabulary. ✓ Pre- Post-Reading Quiz for analysing prior knowledge and reading comprehension (answers included). ✓ KW Chart template to find out what students know, and what they would like to know about Australian federation and early Prime Ministers. ✓ Video Response worksheet to compete during or after viewing two short videos at the links provided. ✓ Federation: For or Against? activity asks students to determine the push and pull factors of federation. ✓ Stamp Design activity Purchase Issue 20 of HistoriCool Magazine in print or digital format to use this resource alongside the coinciding mag: www.historicool.com.au
HistoriCool
History, Law & Democracy Resource Bundle

History, Law & Democracy Resource Bundle

How were Australia's legal and parliamentary systems developed? And what does the Magna Carta have to do with it?! Use the History, Law & Democracy Resource Bundle to ease your students in to their study of Australia's parliament by looking at some of the weirdest laws in the country that we derive our parliamentary system from: England! Australian Curriculum Link: ACHASSK143 ACDSEH091 This resource is delivered as a 14 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 & entertaining 700-word article entitled History at teh Bar & Why it Counts in Court targeted at readers in Years 6 to 9. ✓ Glossary of unfamiliar terms found in the above article to build understanding and vocabulary. ✓ Pre- and Post- reading quiz to assess reading comprehension. ✓ Democratic Snap game to help students learn the meanings of key terms. ✓ Magna Carta information article. ✓ Australia's Constitution cloze activity. ✓ Comparing governments activity asks students to compare and contrast the governments of Australia, America and Britain. ✓ The Separation of Powers information Purchase Issue 15 of HistoriCool Magazine in print or digital format to use this resource alongside the coinciding mag: www.historicool.com.au
HistoriCool
Australia Un-Federated Resource Bundle

Australia Un-Federated Resource Bundle

What would Australia be like today if it had never federated? Use the Australian Federation Resource Bundle to take a different approach to teaching Federation: from the assumption that it never happened! Encourage students to think about how their lives would differ, for better or worse. Australian Curriculum Link: ACHASSK134 This resource is delivered as a 12 page PDF in A4 size. So, what's included? ✓ 650-word engaging and entertaining article entitled Australia Un-Federated? targeted at 10-12 year-old readers. ✓ Glossary of unfamiliar terms found in the above article to build understanding and vocabulary. ✓ Pre- & Post-Reading Quiz for analysing prior knowledge and reading comprehension (answers included). ✓ Understanding the Text Tri-Level Question Guide asks students 'Does the text say this? Does the text suggest this? Do you agree with this statement regarding the text? ✓ Positives & Negatives Worksheet asks students to think critically about Federation. ✓ Political Cartoon Analysis ✓ National Symbol Evaluation Worksheet to assess the current relevance of symbols that have been in place since the time of Federation. ✓ Flag Redesign Worksheet to get creative juices flowing! And, ✓ A list of other teaching ideas for utilising Australia Un-Federated in your classroom. Purchase Issue 05 of HistoriCool Magazine in digital format to use this resource alongside the coinciding mag: www.historicool.com.au
HistoriCool
Donald Trump Facts and Quotes

Donald Trump Facts and Quotes

A printable list resource providing facts about US President Elect, Donald Trump. Also includes quotes made by Trump during the election campaign. Suitable as a hand-out for students of all ages. Please note that facts are not illustrated. This is simply a quick way of passing facts over to students. 4 pages of information plus title page.
StartEducation
Introduction to Democracy

Introduction to Democracy

This lesson introduces the definitions of democracy and looks at the importance of democracy too. It has a full lesson/lecture on the PowerPoint and comes with a simple worksheet. This is a short introduction lesson and can be incorporated into a longer lesson or stand alone as a 35min period. The tasks are simple and adaptable and eases the students in to the nature of the topic. Designed for AS Government & Politics but easily adaptable for Citizenship, Sociology or other Social Science subjects.
EGraham-Hyde