In this Year 6 unit, students examine the path to Federation, the advancement in democracy since and the role migrants have played, addressing aspects of the HASS Australian Curriculum.
✩ It is a 9 lesson unit (designed to be taught over a term) that contains all lesson resources including worksheets and posters.
✩ This HASS unit also contains an editable PowerPoint presentation that can be displayed during each lesson. It includes the learning intentions/success criteria, key discussion points, worksheets and display resources. This makes teaching every lesson even easier if your classroom has a T.V or Smartboard.
✩ The editable planner includes relevant Australian Curriculum links.
✩ The lessons are kept simple and succinct, five to six steps each, to help you save time. The clear instructions highlight the key points, allowing you to focus on the students and make the most of the learning opportunities.
✩ Mrs Amy123 is known for its fun and engaging lessons that involve a wide range of cooperative learning strategies. This means that some lessons will not feature worksheets, though many will.
✩ This unit also includes a grading guide that shows what each grade (A-E) would look like based on two activities from the unit. This document is also linked to the Achievement Standard for Year 6 HASS.
♦ Editable planner (6 pages)
♦ Worksheets (Including answer keys) (10 pages)
♦ Resources (49 pages)
♦ Editable PowerPoint Presentation (100+ pages)
♦ Editable Grading Guide (1 page)
♦ Editable learning intentions and success criteria
Version 9 Outcomes covered:
Significant individuals, events and ideas that led to Australia’s Federation, the Constitution and democratic system of government (AC9HS6K01)
Changes in Australia's political system and to Australian citizenship after Federation and throughout the 20th century that impacted First Nations Australians, migrants, women and children (AC9HS6K02)
The motivation of people migrating to Australia since Federation and throughout the 20th century, their stories and effects on Australian society, including migrants from the Asia region
Questioning and research: Develop questions to investigate people, events, developments, places and systems (AC9HS6S01)
Locate, collect and organise information and data from primary and secondary sources in a range of formats (AC9HS6S02)
Interpreting, analysing and evaluating: Evaluate information and data in a range of formats to identify and describe patterns and trends, or to infer relationships (AC9HS6S03)
Evaluate primary and secondary sources to determine origin, purpose and perspectives (AC9HS6S04)
Concluding and decision-making: Develop evidence-based conclusions (AC9HS6S05)
Propose actions or responses to issues or challenges and use criteria to assess the possible effects (AC9HS6S06)
Communicating: Present descriptions and explanations, drawing ideas, findings and viewpoints from sources, and using relevant terms and conventions (AC9HS6S07)
Version 8.4 Outcomes covered:
History: Experiences of Australian democracy and citizenship, including the status and rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, migrants, women, and children (ACHASSK135)
Stories of groups of people who migrated to Australia since Federation (including from ONE country of the Asia region) and reasons they migrated (ACHASSK136)
The contribution of individuals and groups to the development of Australian society since federation (ACHASSK137)
Civics and Citizenship: The shared values of Australian citizenship and the formal rights and responsibilities of Australian citizenships (ACHASSK147)
The obligations citizens may consider they have beyond their own national borders as active and informed global citizens (ACHASSK148)
Inquiry Skills: ACHASSI122, ACHASSI123, ACHASSI124, ACHASSI125, ACHASSI127, ACHASSI128, ACHASSI129, ACHASSI130, ACHASSI131 and ACHASSI133
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