What was Australia like before and after Federation?
Use the Australian Federation Resource Bundle to engage students in Federation and Australia's earliest Prime Ministers. Students will come away with a detailed understanding of the push and pull factors of Federation and have a giggle at the curious antics of our first PMs along the way!
Australian Curriculum Link: ACHASSK134
This resource is delivered as a 17 page PDF in A4 size.
So, what's included?
✓ Dozens of ideas to introduce the topic, dig a little deeper and get creative with it!
✓ 600-word engaging (and funny!) article entitled The Secret Lives of Australia's Earliest Prime Ministers targeted at 10-12 year-old readers.
✓ Glossary of unfamiliar terms found in the above article to build understanding and vocabulary.
✓ Pre- Post-Reading Quiz for analysing prior knowledge and reading comprehension (answers included).
✓ KW Chart template to find out what students know, and what they would like to know about Australian federation and early Prime Ministers.
✓ Video Response worksheet to compete during or after viewing two short videos at the links provided.
✓ Federation: For or Against? activity asks students to determine the push and pull factors of federation.
✓ Stamp Design activity
Purchase Issue 20 of HistoriCool Magazine in print or digital format to use this resource alongside the coinciding mag.