Tags: Primary, Secondary, Boer War (1899 – 1902), First World War (1914 – 1918), Second World War (1939 – 1945), Korean War (1950 – 1953), Vietnam War (1962 – 1975), First Gulf War (1991), Afghanistan War (2001 – On going), Education Activity Booklet
The Remembering Them smart phone and tablet application provides a geocoded list of memorials, museums, war graves and other Australian sites that commemorate our wartime history. This booklet of educational activities is designed to encourage students to engage with sites that commemorate Australia’s wartime history in their local area and launch into further research to broaden their historical knowledge and skills.
Schooling, Service and the Great War (Primary Resource)
Tags: Primary, First World War (1914 – 1918), Education Resource
This educational resource investigates the diverse experiences of Australian school communities during the Great War. Each investigation uses primary and secondary sources to look at what students were learning about the British Empire, its Allies and enemies, the consequences on daily life at school, the values taught, the patriotic activities undertaken, the reasons why some students and teachers enlisted and responses to the loss or wounding of people from school communities.
Each investigation has ‘tuning in’ and ‘going further’ learning activities and is particularly relevant for students in Years 2, 3 and 6.
Tags: Primary, Secondary, First World War (1914 – 1918), Education Resource
This commemorative publication is the third book in the Century of Service series and is aimed at upper primary and lower secondary school students. It explores stories of individuals and families from different cultural backgrounds who served in Australian units during the First World War. The stories contain educational questions, historical facts, did you know questions and a glossary of terms used in the text. Copies are available for sale from the Australian War Memorial.
Tags: Primary, Secondary, Boer War (1899 – 1902), First World War (1914 – 1918), Second World War (1939 – 1945), British Commonwealth Occupation Force (1945 – 1952), Peacekeeping Operations (1947 – On going), Malayan Emergency (1948 – 1960), Korean War (1950 – 1953), Vietnam War (1962 – 1975), Afghanistan War (2001 – On going), Education Resource, eBooks
This educational publication is the second book in the Century of Service series and is aimed at upper primary and lower secondary schools students.
It explores some of the extraordinary stories of bravery and courage of men and women in Australian wartime history.
The stories contain educational questions, historical facts and did you know questions. A glossary of terms used in the text is provided. Copies are available for sale from the Australian War Memorial.
Commemorating the first convoy of Australian troops to the First World War
Tags: Primary, Secondary, First World War (1914 – 1918), Posters
The 2014 Remembrance Day poster features an artwork titled First convoy at sea, depicting the convoy of ships that sailed from Albany in Western Australia on 1 November 1914 carrying 30,000 men and 8000 horses overseas for service in the First World War. En route, HMAS Sydney destroyed the German raider SMS Emden, ensuring the convoy’s safe passage through the Indian Ocean.
Tags: Secondary, First World War (1914 – 1918), Education Resource
The publication provides an Order of Service and step-by-step instructions to assist teachers and community groups to organise a respectful commemorative event and is accompanied by a CD containing the Last Post, Rouse and National Anthems. This publication encourages a greater understanding and awareness of the Anzac story, the significance of commemoration, and the enduring impact of the First World War on Australian society.