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Australia Federates PowerPoint

PDF, PowerPoint | 27 pages|Grades: 5 - 6

A 27 slide editable PowerPoint template to use in the classroom when learning about Australian Federation.

Use this teaching presentation when exploring Australian Federation with your students.

It addresses the following questions:

  • the reasons for and against Federation
  • the events that led to Federation (the Eureka Stockade and the Tenterfield oration)
  • the Australian Constitution
  • the impact of Federation on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

This PowerPoint presentation includes:

  • informative slides
  • links to resources
  • whole class activities
  • independent tasks.

  NSW Curriculum alignment

  • HT3-3

    Identifies change and continuity and describes the causes and effects of change on Australian society

  • HT3-4

    Describes and explains the struggles for rights and freedoms in Australia, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

  • HT3-5

    Applies a variety of skills of historical inquiry and communication

  Victorian Curriculum alignment

  Australian Curriculum alignment

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Erin Anderson

I am unable to open this file – it tells me I need to ‘repair’ it, but when I do, it still will not open. Any suggestions? Thank you 🙂

Erin Anderson · Mar 5th, 2019

Royce (Teach Starter)

Hi Erin, we have had some changes to our website recently. I have had a look at the PowerPoint and it appears to be working again. Could you please try downloading it again and let us know if you have any further issues.

Royce (Teach Starter) · Mar 7th, 2019

Resource Updates

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    Change by Stephanie (Teach Starter) Sep 2nd, 2018

  • Updated design elements.

    Change by Nikki (Teach Starter) Sep 10th, 2017

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