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