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Engaging and relevant. This is the essence of my teaching and learning resources. You'll find a wealth of History, Agricultural Technology, Retail Services, Aboriginal Studies and more.
Spanish Conquest of the Americas
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Spanish Conquest of the Americas

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Unit of work on the Spanish Conquest of the Americas. Designed for students of the NSW History K-10 Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Stage 4 Depth Study 6: Expanding Contacts Option 3: Spanish Conquest of the Americas Bundle includes: + Powerpoint - Aztec Society + Aztec Society Powerpoint activity + Do you want to be an Aztec farmer? + Do you want to be an Aztec merchant? + Do you want to be an Aztec slave? + Do you want to be an Aztec warrior? + Do you want to be an Aztec woman? + 3 Cloze activities + Acrostic poem and Mix and match + Sequence the events + Crack the Code revision activity + Word Search + Guns, Germs and Steel worksheet for video + Conquistadors: Episode 1 - The Fall of the Aztecs worksheet for video + Conquistadors: Episode 2 - The Conquest of the Incas + Terms and concepts + Research: Hernán Cortés + Ezine article, Peruvian Ice Caps Preserve a Legacy of Conquest + Information report + The Great Inca rebellion worksheet for video + Mapping History: The Conquistadors in Central America + Crossword + Armor and weapons of a conquistador + Crossword + Deconstructing a visual image - The Arrival or Conquest of Hernan Cortez in Veracruz + Ezine article: Conquistadors sacrificed and eaten by Aztec-era people + Video: Conquistadors Episode 3: The Search for El Dorado + Worksheet for video: Conquistadors Episode 3: The Search for El Dorado + Newspaper article: Spain fights to dispel legend of Inquisition and imperial atrocities + Video: Conquistadors Episode 4: All the World is Human + Worksheet for video: Conquistadors Episode 4: All the World is Human
Conquistadors: Episode 1 - The Fall of the Aztecs
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Conquistadors: Episode 1 - The Fall of the Aztecs

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This resource includes a worksheet and answers to accompany the BBC documentary, Conquistadors: Episode 1 - The Fall of the Aztecs presented by Michael Wood. It covers the arrival of the first Spanish under Hernan Cortez, Cortez's journey to Tenochtitlan, conflict with the Aztecs under Montezuma and defeat of the Aztec forces.
Aboriginal Rights and Freedoms
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Aboriginal Rights and Freedoms

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This package includes: + Program for unit of work + Powerpoint - Charles Perkins and the Freedom Rides + Powerpoint - The Stolen Generation + Newspaper front page - National shame as UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples rejected by Australia! + Video worksheet - First Australians Episode 6: A Fair Deal for a Dark Race + Video worksheet - First Australians Episode 7: We Are no Longer Shadows + Video worksheet - UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples + Source Analysis - What was the impact of the 1965 Freedom Rides + Source Analysis - What did the 1967 Referendum Actually Achieve? + Source Analysis - What really happened at the Kinchela Boys Home? + Source Analysis - Why did Aboriginal people set up a Tent Embassy in 1972? + Source Analysis - What were the causes and effects of the 1938 Day of Mourning? + Source Analysis - Why did the Gurindji people walk off the Wave Hill Pastoral Station in 1966? + Worksheet - Historical Perspectives: The Stolen Generation + Mix and match activity - Key words and concepts + Word Search - Aboriginal Rights and Freedoms + Mind map: Rights of the Child + Literacy activity: Assimilation + Sequence the events + 3 Cloze activities + Walk in his/her shoes - empathetic task
The Spartans 2003 documentary series worksheets
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The Spartans 2003 documentary series worksheets

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This set of worksheets accompany the 2003 Timeline documentary series The Spartans presented by Bettany Hughes and originally produced by Channel 4 UK and shown on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. The video is available on YouTube. This resource is part of a unit of work for Stage 6 Higher School Certificate students. NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Historical societies: Option G: Greece - Spartan society to the Battle of Leuctra 371 BCE.
Pompeii: Life and death in a Roman town
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Pompeii: Life and death in a Roman town

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Worksheet for the BBC video, Pompeii: Life and death in a Roman town presented by Mary Beard. The video examines aspects of Roman life in Pompeii as evidenced by the archaeological and forensic evidence: wealth and social class, public and private buildings, diet, knowledge of the Roman world and life outside the empire and slavery. An excellent video for the Core Study: Cities of Vesuvius - Pompeii and Herculaneum. Higher School Certificate course of the NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum.
What were the experiences of Australian conscripts in the Vietnam War?
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What were the experiences of Australian conscripts in the Vietnam War?

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The National Service Act laid the path to the conscription of young men. They were selected by ballot, drawn publically on television. Men were then issued a letter to appear at specific army camps in each state. They then undertook training and were given a choice of whether they wished to go to Vietnam. For those who did, their training was of limited impact when the realities of war emerged. This source-based task is designed for students of the NSW Modern History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Higher School Certificate course Peace & Conflict Option A: Conflict in Indochina
Was the Battle of Long Tan Australia's greatest battle in the Vietnam War?
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Was the Battle of Long Tan Australia's greatest battle in the Vietnam War?

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The 1966 Battle of Long Tan is touted as Australia's greatest battle in the Vietnam War. But is this true? This source-based homework activity is designed to support student understanding of the NSW History syllabus for the Australian Curriculum Stage 5 Depth Study 6: School Developed Topic Australia in the Vietnam War Era Students analyse a range of primary and secondary, visual and written sources to seek evidence to support or refute the argument that Long Tan was Australia's greatest battle in the Vietnam War. All circumstances considered, it's hard to refute this question.
What was the domino theory?
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What was the domino theory?

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This is a source-based homework task to support student understanding of the NSW History syllabus for the Australian Curriculum Stage 5 Depth Study 6 - School Developed Topic Australia in the Vietnam War Era Students analyse a variety of primary and secondary, written and visual sources to understand what was meant by the "domino theory". This concept was spread by political and social leaders throughout the world as part of the fear of the spread of communism. As it applied to Australia, it was used as a justification for involvement in the Vietnam War. A simple concept sold to simple, unquestioning minds?
First Australians Episode 7: We Are No Longer Shadows
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First Australians Episode 7: We Are No Longer Shadows

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This worksheet and answers accompanies the SBS program First Australians Episode 7: We Are No Longer Shadows. It covers the life of Eddie Koiki Mabo's life and his struggle for the most essential civil right: the right for Indigenous Peoples in Australia to claim legal ownership over their traditional lands. His success in the High Court in 1992 court meant that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples could actually own their land and make decisions with regard to that land such as who can live on it and any economic activities related to the land. But it was also a tremendous moral victory to those who fought for ATSI civil rights. The worksheet is designed for students of the NSW History K-10 Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Stage 5 Topic 4: Rights and Freedoms. It can also be used as part of the NSW Legal Studies Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Preliminary Course Part I: The Legal System Law Reform in Action Higher School Certificate Course Option 4: Indigenous Peoples
What was Xerxes' building program at Persepolis?
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What was Xerxes' building program at Persepolis?

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Xerxes was responsible for completing the monumental and building works of his father, Darius I at Persepolis. Taking inspiration from the various ethnic groups within the empire, he set about his own monumental and building works in the style of the Egyptians, Assyrians, Greeks and Babylonians. The Gate of All Nations, the Apadana (Audience Hall), western fortifications, 'Harem' and elaborately decorated staircases were all Xerxes' additions. This source-based homework task is designed for students of the NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Higher School Certificate course Historical Periods Option D: Persia - Cyrus II to the death of Darius III It can also be used as part of: Historical Societies Option D: Persian Society at the time of Darius and Xerxes It can also be used as part of: Historical Personalities: The Near East: Xerxes
Nazi Ideology
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Nazi Ideology

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This Powerpoint presentation examines aspects of Nazi ideology that impacted on their treatment of Jewish people. These ideologies include: Lebensraum – Provide living space for the German people by expanding into nearby countries Racial purity – There is a hierarchy of “races” or ethnic groups and some races are more valuable than others. Authoritarianism - The Nazis believed in the virtues of strong government and extensive state power. Decisions were made by a powerful leader (fuhrer). Building a community - Germans believed that everyone should unite and work together to build a people’s community (Volksgemeinschaft). Totalitarianism - The Nazi government tried to control all aspects of public and private life. Militarism - Government or people that a country should maintain strong armed forces and be prepared to use them. Propaganda – The Nazis used every means possible to convince the people that their way of thinking was the only correct way. Economic sovereignty – The entire national economy supported Nazi aims and beliefs, from employment to business and industry.
Why did the US withdraw from Vietnam?
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Why did the US withdraw from Vietnam?

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US withdrawal from the Vietnam War is attributed to: + Increasing US casualties; + War crimes/atrocities; + The 1968 Tet Offensive; + The Vietnamisation Policy; + Heavy financial costs of the war; + Increasing opposition to the war in the US; + Inability of US troops to counter the guerrilla tactics of North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces; & + Poor morale of US forces compared to the opposing forces. This source-based activity is designed for students of the NSW Modern History Syllabus. Higher School Certificate course Peace & Conflict Option A: Conflict in Indochina
The Great Inca Rebellion worksheet
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The Great Inca Rebellion worksheet

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Worksheet and answers to the video, The Great Inca Rebellion. Video investigates the archaeological and written evidence concerning indigenous support for Pizarro in the Spanish conquest of Peru and in defending the newly established Spanish town of Lima on August 10, 1536 against an Incan attack. Designed for students of the NSW History K-10 Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Stage 4 Depth Study 6: Expanding Contacts 6©: Spanish Conquest of the Americas
Was the Gulf of Tonkin Incident a pretext for U.S. involvement in Vietnam?
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Was the Gulf of Tonkin Incident a pretext for U.S. involvement in Vietnam?

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The Gulf of Tonkin Incident was more than a pretext for U.S. military involvement in Vietnam, it was key factor in Johnson's re-election as president and a display of the government's stance against the spread of communism in South-East Asia. This source-based activity is designed for students of the NSW Modern History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Higher School Certificate course Peace & Conflict Option A: Conflict in Indochina
What we must learn from Holocaust survivors, before it's too late
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What we must learn from Holocaust survivors, before it's too late

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Analysis of ezine article, What we must learn from Holocaust survivors, before it’s too late from the Australian Broadcasting Corporation news site. The article is an interview with two Australian Holocaust survivors who discuss why they continue to tell their personal histories of their time during the Holocaust. The activities include a look at the issue of history and memory and why it is important to talk about our involvement in tragedies, personal and national. The activity is designed for Stage 5 students of the NSW History K-10 Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum.
Magazine article - My debt to those glorious Rats.
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Magazine article - My debt to those glorious Rats.

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Analysis of the article written by Trent Dalton entitled My debt to those glorious Rats. The article examines the writer’s search for why his grandfather’s leg was amputated in Operation Bulimba, during the 1942 North African Campaign. The article is descriptive and evocative. It details how ordinary people become extraordinary people. It demonstrates why personal values and beliefs really do make a difference now and in the future. The resource is part of a unit of work for Stage 5 students of the NSW History K-10 Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Core Study 3: Australians at War - World War II. But you’ll find the resource can can be utilised across the curriculum and in other education systems.