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Australians on the Western Front 1914-1918

ANZAC CENTENARY SCHOOL LINK PROGRAM 2016

Tags: Secondary, First World War (1914 – 1918), Education Resource...

How would your school like to link up with a school in France or Belgium along the Australian Remembrance Trail to work together to commemorate the Anzac Centenary...

ANZAC CENTENARY SCHOOL LINK PROGRAM

Tags: Secondary, First World War (1914 – 1918), Education Resource

How would your school like to link up with a school in France or Belgium along the Australian Remembrance Trail to work together to commemorate the Anzac Centenary and the end of the First World War?

Australians on the Western Front 1914-1918

 

Great Debates: Conscription 2016

Tags: Secondary, First World War (1914 – 1918), Second World War (1939 – 1945), Vietnam War ...

Great Debates: Conscription is designed for teachers and students of Year 9 Australian Curriculum: Humanities and Social Sciences. It enables them to investigate...

Great Debates: Conscription

Tags: Secondary, First World War (1914 – 1918), Second World War (1939 – 1945), Vietnam War (1962 – 1975), Afghanistan War (2001 – On going), Education Resource

Great Debates: Conscription is designed for teachers and students of Year 9 Australian Curriculum: Humanities and Social Sciences. It enables them to investigate the variety of attitudes Australians had toward conscription a century ago.

While an event may be significant in our nation’s history, it will not always be of interest to young students. This resource is intended to engage students with, as well as educate them about, our political and wartime history.

Great Debates: Conscription is modelled on inquiry-based learning. It adopts a debate format using role-play of key characters. Students are not given the information synthesised but rather they are provided with primary and secondary sources to investigate from the perspective of an individual. Students must examine the evidence to ascertain what their character would most likely have felt about conscription.

Great Debates- Character (Against) Barker

Great Debates- Character (Against) Blackmore

Great Debates- Character (Against) Goldstein

Great Debates- Character (Against) Mannix

Great Debates- Character (For) Allen

Great Debates- Character (For) Brill

Great Debates- Character (For) Hughes

Great Debates- Character (For) Pike

Great Debates- Rubrics

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Great Debates- Teachers Guide

Helpsheet Effective Debating

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Here they come: A day to remember 2016

Tags: Primary, First World War (1914 – 1918), Education Resource...

This education publication has been developed for lower primary students to assist in developing students’ understanding of commemoration. It explores a variety...

Here they come: A day to remember

Tags: Primary, First World War (1914 – 1918), Education Resource

This education publication has been developed for lower primary students to assist in developing students’ understanding of commemoration. It explores a variety of characters and their perspectives on Anzac Day. Balancing fictional characters, stylised illustrations and photographs, the publication shows students that Anzac Day is significant to many Australians, is an important part of Australian community life, and is a respectful event containing commemorative traditions and symbols. The publication is supported by education materials that align to the Australian Curriculum: Humanities and Social Sciences.

These Learning Activities support the education publication, Here they come: A day to remember. The activities aim to assist you in teaching students to understand and appreciate the concept of commemoration and to broaden their knowledge of Australia’s wartime experiences. By exploring a range of possible perspectives, students will come to understand why many people choose to commemorate, why Anzac Day is a day of national significance and why it is important to remember the impact of the war on Australian communities.

Here they come: A day to remember also provides the opportunity for students to identify the common symbols of commemoration and reflect on the significance of memorials in our communities.

Key concepts in the text include: commemoration, identity and diversity, citizenship and civic participation, community values, connections to the past, symbols, service and sacrifice.

Here they come: A day to remember Learning Activities booklet

Here they come: A day to remember

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Wartime Snapshot #18

Centenary of the Somme #Snapshot 2016

Tags: Primary, Secondary, First World War (1914 – 1918), Wartime Snapshot...

Centenary of the Somme #Snapshot

Tags: Primary, Secondary, First World War (1914 – 1918), Wartime Snapshot

Wartime Snapshot #18

 
Posters #20 and #21

Centenary of the Somme 2016

Tags: Primary, Secondary, First World War (1914 – 1918), Posters...

Almost 300,000 Australians served on the Western Front in France and Flanders, taking part in every major British offensive between 1916 and the Armistice in 1918....

Centenary of the Somme

Tags: Primary, Secondary, First World War (1914 – 1918), Posters

Almost 300,000 Australians served on the Western Front in France and Flanders, taking part in every major British offensive between 1916 and the Armistice in 1918. More than 46,000 lost their lives, of whom some 18,000 have no known grave. 

Behind the front line they took every opportunity to rest and recover, including these three men of the 1st Division photographed in Vignacourt, France. 

On the day of the Battle of Fromelles, these eight men of the 53rd Battalion prepared to take part in an attack that only three of them would survive.

Poster #20

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Poster #21

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DVA Education Publication

The War that Changed Us Education Activities 2015

Tags: Secondary, First World War (1914 – 1918), Education Activity Booklet...

These education activities, aligned to the Australian Curriculum: History at Year 9, are designed to encourage Students to engage with the ABC docu-drama, The War...

The War that Changed Us Education Activities

Tags: Secondary, First World War (1914 – 1918), Education Activity Booklet

These education activities, aligned to the Australian Curriculum: History at Year 9, are designed to encourage Students to engage with the ABC docu-drama, The War that Changed Us.

Education Activities for The War that Changed Us

 
DVA Education Publication

Chinese Anzacs 2015

Tags: Primary, Secondary, First World War (1914 – 1918), Education Resource...

Chinese Anzacs explores the challenges of being an Australian soldier of Chinese ancestry in the First World War and examines some individuals’ experiences during...

Chinese Anzacs

Tags: Primary, Secondary, First World War (1914 – 1918), Education Resource

Chinese Anzacs explores the challenges of being an Australian soldier of Chinese ancestry in the First World War and examines some individuals’ experiences during wartime and on return to civilian life.

Chinese Anzacs

 
Wartime Snapshot #17

Commemorating the Malayan Emergency #Snapshot 2015

Tags: Primary, Secondary, Malayan Emergency (1948 – 1960), Indonesian Confrontation (1963 – ...

Commemorating the Malayan Emergency #Snapshot

Tags: Primary, Secondary, Malayan Emergency (1948 – 1960), Indonesian Confrontation (1963 – 1966), Wartime Snapshot

Wartime Snapshot #17

 
Posters #18 and #19

Commemorating the Malayan Emergency and Indonesian Confrontation 2015 2015

Tags: Primary, Secondary, Malayan Emergency (1948 – 1960), Indonesian Confrontation (1963 – ...

The two Remembrance Day posters for this year feature images of Australian soldiers on patrol during the Malayan Emergency and Indonesian Confrontation.  During...

Commemorating the Malayan Emergency and Indonesian Confrontation 2015

Tags: Primary, Secondary, Malayan Emergency (1948 – 1960), Indonesian Confrontation (1963 – 1966), Posters

The two Remembrance Day posters for this year feature images of Australian soldiers on patrol during the Malayan Emergency and Indonesian Confrontation.  During the 1950s and 1960s, Australian forces were engaged in two conflicts involving Malaya.  British Commonwealth forces played a key role in combating a twelve-year long Communist insurgency, known as the Malayan Emergency, between 1948 and 1960.  From 1964, Australians served in support of the newly federated state of Malaysia.  This second conflict, known as Confrontation, ended in 1966, by which time Australians had engaged in operations in Indonesian territory and on the Malayan peninsula.

Poster #18

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Poster #19

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Discovering Anzacs website

Discovering Anzacs Exhibition Tips and Tools (Learn Area) 2015

Tags: Primary, Secondary, First World War (1914 – 1918), Education Resource, Websites...

Create your own World War I exhibition with the National Archives’ tips and tools, including primary sources and information to print and display. National Archives...

Discovering Anzacs Exhibition Tips and Tools (Learn Area)

Tags: Primary, Secondary, First World War (1914 – 1918), Education Resource, Websites

Create your own World War I exhibition with the National Archives’ tips and tools, including primary sources and information to print and display.

National Archives of Australia: A9503, 47

Discovering Anzacs Exhibition Tips and Tools (Learn Area)

 

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