Australian soldiers in Gallipoli 1915. Sitting proudly in the middle is an Indigenous Australian.

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Every Bed of Roses: ANZAC Day - an Ode to the Fallen and a list of ANZAC resources for you

Every Bed of Roses: ANZAC Day - an Ode to the Fallen - plus lots of links to extra ANZAC activities

Anzac Day Wordfind (downloadable PDF on the blog)

Erin Walker - ANZAC Day find-a-word. Can be used to highlight and reinforce key words from the topic, in a fun way.

From Ruffles and Rain Boots: balloon painting for kids; Veteran's day craft, Memorial Day craft, quick toddler crafts

Painting with Balloons

The Gallipoli Campaign--learn about this, so it makes sense when we're there ;)

The Gallipoli Campaign--learn about this, so it makes sense when we're there ;

Aboriginal Australians were present in almost every Australian campaign of World War I. Some might find it strange that Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders wanted to serve a country that did not recognise them as citizens (until 1967). Reasons for enlistment were many: some hoped that war service might help the Indigenous campaign for citizenship and equality; some believed the war was just; others sought adventure, good pay, or joined up because mates did.Portrait of indigenous solider

Aboriginal Australians were present in almost every Australian campaign of…

Anzacs

What on earth is Anzac day? Learn thesignificance about Anzac day in the life of Australian and New Zealander. A fantastic untold story of war and dedication of these soldiers is dictated here.

WWI: Charles Blackman, an Aboriginal Australian soldier - "Once recruited into the AIF, Indigenous Australians tended to experience less discrimination than they would have within Australian society. They received equal pay, and were generally treated as equals by the other men."

Charles Blackman served in the Battalion, and in February 1918 wrote to his friend and former employer J. Salter that his fellow soldiers “treated me [as] good pals would.

ANZAC Day | Writing Template |14mm Lines. PAGE SELECTION: A HALF PAGE lined black and white writing template including a title page and poster. Suitable for an ANZAC Day study.

ANZAC Day | Writing Template |14mm Lines. PAGE SELECTION: A HALF PAGE lined black and white writing template including a title page and poster. Suitable for an ANZAC Day study.


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