Australian Curriculum Categories

ACHASSK117

Why regulations and laws are enforced and the personnel involved

Elaborations

  • categorising the different types of laws and regulations in their community and who enforces them (road laws - police; health laws - public health department; pollution laws - environmental protection officer) (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability, Ethical Understanding)
  • identifying and researching the role of different people associated with law enforcement (for example, quarantine and customs officials, police) and the legal system (for example, judges and lawyers) (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Ethical Understanding)

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2 teaching resources for those 'aha' moments
  • Preview image for Eureka Stockade – Fighting for a Vote - lesson plan

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    Eureka Stockade – Fighting for a Vote

    A 60-minute lesson in which students learn about the events that led to the Eureka Stockade and how they changed Australian society.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 5 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
  • Preview image for A Golden Democracy – Laws, Taxes and Voting Equality - lesson plan

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    A Golden Democracy – Laws, Taxes and Voting Equality

    A 60-minute lesson designed to explain how events during the gold rush influenced Australian laws, taxes, equality and voting rights, and how they shaped our current democracy.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 5 60 mins Has Starter Sheet