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.
Download this resource as part of a larger resource pack or Unit Plan.
NSW Curriculum alignment
Identifies change and continuity and describes the causes and effects of change on Australian society
Describes and explains the struggles for rights and freedoms in Australia, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
Applies a variety of skills of historical inquiry and communication
Victorian Curriculum alignment
Identify the origin, content features and the purpose of historical sources and describe the context of these sources when explaining daily life in colonial Australia, reasons for migration and causes and effects of Federation
Australian Curriculum alignment
Develop appropriate questions to guide an inquiry about people, events, developments, places, systems and challenges
Examine different viewpoints on actions, events, issues and phenomena in the past and present
Work in groups to generate responses to issues and challenges
Reflect on learning to propose personal and/or collective action in response to an issue or challenge, and predict the probable effects
Key figures, events and ideas that led to Australia's Federation and Constitution
Experiences of Australian democracy and citizenship, including the status and rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, migrants, women and children
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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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