How did World War II come to Australian soil?
Use the Bombing of Darwin Resource Bundle to answer this question and engage your students in a wider study of World War II on the Australian home front or, for younger students, how we commemorate the war.
Australian Curriculum Links: ACDSEH109
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 650-word article entitled Australia Under Attacky targeted at 12-16 year old readers.
✓ Glossary of unfamiliar terms found in the above story to build understanding and vocabulary.
✓ Pre- & Post-Reading Quiz for analysing prior knowledge and reading comprehension (answers included).
✓ Investigate a War Memorial worksheet.
✓ Investigate a Symbol of War worksheet.
✓ De Bono's 6 Thinking Hats activity asks students to think in a variety of styles about the bombing of Darwin.
✓ Objects of Wartime activity.
✓ Duck & Cover! worksheet gets students in the mind-frame of a school students in the 1940s when bomb raid drills were common.
Purchase Issue 14 of HistoriCool Magazine in print or digital format to use this resource alongside the coinciding mag: www.historicool.com.au