This Inquiry Based Unit about Australian Government with the essential question; What Does It Mean To Be a Small Part of The Big Picture? is a valuable resource in teaching students the formal processes of government. Research indicates teaching students the formal mechanics of government does lead to increased level of both political expertise and democratic commitment (Reynolds, 2014).
Australian Government Research Project, Civics and Citizenship is great for years 5 to 8. 8 pages for $5! Are you looking for a way to teach your students about the Australian Government? This resource includes TWO projects, with both relating to the Australian Curriculum, HASS, Civics and Citizenship and Democracy. http://designedbyteachers.com.au/marketplace/australian-government-research-project-civics-and-citizenship/
Convict leg irons, said to have come from Tasmania. From the collections of the Dixson Library, State Library of New South Wales: http://acmssearch.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/itemDetailPaged.cgi?itemID=442956
Add a new and fun dimension to your study of the Australian gold rushes. This layered word book spells the word GOLDRUSH and each page contains questions for students to investigate and answer. A note-taking table is included to support students as they investigate the answers to the questions. Australian history lessons