Australia's System of Government Unit Plan

Teach Starter Publishing
9 x lessons | Suitable for years: 6

This Civics and Citizenship unit addresses a range of Australian government concepts involving democratic systems, roles and responsibilities of government and the process of making laws.

It consists of 8 lessons of approximately 60 minutes duration.

The sequence of lessons and suggested time frames should be regarded as a guide only; teachers should pace lessons in accordance with the individual learning needs of their class.

An assessment task for monitoring student understanding of the unit objectives is included and will require an additional lesson.

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  • Leah Buckland

    Thank you for these wonderful resources:)

    • Holly (Teach Starter)

      You're most welcome, Leah!

  • Madeleine Crofts

    Hi there, This question is suggested in Lesson 3: Do you think there is a link between democracy and British colonisation? Which I think is a very loaded question, and suggests troubling conclusions. Is there a reason this question is suggested in particular? Cheers Madeleine

    • Kristian

      Hi Madeleine, Thanks for the message. I passed this by the resource team and we agree with you. The question has been changed and we are very appreciative of your suggestion. If there is anything else I can assist you with, please don't hesitate to contact me.