Explanation - Australian Involvement in World War I
This activity assists students to write an explanation on the topic:
Why did Australians enlist to fight in World War I? In your answer refer to:
• Patriotism – loyalty to Australia and the British Empire;
• Opportunity for adventure;
• Opportunity for employment and a higher wage;
• Social reasons – approval of peers and family;
• Political reasons – hatred of German aggression etc.
Students are provided with an overview of the explanation text type, language features of an historical explanation and teh marking guide for the task.
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