In this Year 6 unit, students explore the key institutions of Australia’s system of government and the foundations it is based on, 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) (21 pages)
♦ Resources (33 pages)
♦ Editable PowerPoint Presentation (95 pages)
♦ Editable Grading Guide (1 page)
♦ Editable learning intentions and success criteria
Version 9 Outcomes covered:
Civics and Citizenship:
The key institutions of Australia’s system of government, how it is based on the Westminster system, and the key values and beliefs of Western democracies (AC9HS6K06)
The roles and responsibilities of the 3 levels of government in Australia (AC9HS6K07)
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: Key figures, events and ideas that led to Australia’s Federation and constitution (ACHASSK134)
Civics and Citizenship: The key institutions of Australia’s democratic system of government and how it is based on the Westminster system (ACHASSK143)
The roles and responsibilities of Australia’s three levels of government (ACHASSK144)
The responsibilities of electors and representatives in Australia’s democracy (ACHASSK145)
Where ideas for new laws can come from and how they become law (ACHASSK146)
Inquiry Skills: ACHASSI122, ACHASSI123, ACHASSI124, ACHASSI125, ACHASSI127, ACHASSI129, ACHASSI130, ACHASSI131 and ACHASSI133
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