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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
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
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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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 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
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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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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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
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.
Roy_Huggins
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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