Tags: Secondary, First World War (1914 – 1918), Commemorative Publication, Education Activity Booklet, eBooks
The Gallipoli Educational Activities booklet features a brief introductory activity called ‘Getting Started’, followed by seven separate activities designed to encourage student interaction with the rich range of historical sources in the Australians in World War I: Gallipoli commemorative publication.
Some activities utilise the videos and interviews on the Gallipoli iBook, which you can download for free on your iPad.
Chapter 1: Gallipoli
February 1915 – January 1916
On 19 February 1915, the sea off the entrance to the strait of the Dardanelles in Turkey was calm; there was no wind an...
Australians in World War I: Australian Flying Corps
Tags: Secondary, First World War (1914 – 1918), Commemorative Publication, Education Activity Booklet
The Australian Flying Corps Educational Activities booklet is aimed towards secondary students. It is designed to complement the Australian Flying Corps publication which provides a brief history of the Australian Flying Corps (AFC), in particular their involvement during World War I.
The publication includes more than 100 images and photographs that captures the history of the forerunner to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF).
Chapter 1: Two airmen
The aircraft is all very well for sport—for the army it is useless.1
Both men were members of the Australian Flying Corps (AF...
Tags: Primary, First World War (1914 – 1918), Education Resource
This education resource is designed for primary students in years 4-6, and focuses on the campaign and the experiences of the Anzacs at Gallipoli in 1915.
Students use collected evidence to create their own storybook, covering the main features of the campaign, the experiences of soldiers and nurses involved, and the ways in which Gallipoli has been, and continues to be, commemorated in Australia.
The published resource includes a copy of the ABC website Gallipoli, The First Day and a DVD Video containing a documentary on Gallipoli: Australians at War Episode Two.
Tags: Secondary, First World War (1914 – 1918), Education Resource
This education resource provides teachers and students with learning activities and information on the experiences of the Anzacs at Gallipoli in 1915, contextualising the involvement of the Turkish, British, French and other Allied forces in the campaign. The resource aids students in discovering the main features of the campaign, including the landings of the Anzacs; the stories of soldiers and nurses involved; the roles of other allied nations; the experiences of families waiting at home; the evacuation; and the reasons why Gallipoli has been and continues to be commemorated as an event of national significance for Australians.
The published resource includes a copy of the ABC website Gallipoli, The First Day and a DVD Video containing two documentary films, Australians at War Episode Two and Revealing Gallipoli.
The Malayan Emergency (1948-1960) and the Indonesian Confrontation (1963-1966) represent significant turning points in both Australian military history and the history of Australia’s international relations. An understanding of these conflicts also helps explain why Australia became involved in the Vietnam War (1962-1972).
Tags: Secondary, Boer War (1899 – 1902), First World War (1914 – 1918), Second World War (1939 – 1945), Korean War (1950 – 1953), Education Resource
This educational resource provides teachers and students with activities to investigate Australian Prisoners of War using the stories from the Australians at War Film Archive.
The resource provides historical background about Australian prisoners of war since the Boer War and uses the personal stories of veterans and civilian POWs from the Second World War and the Korean War.