This 18 lesson unit explores a number of different aspects of Australian Democracy. It comes with all of the associated worksheets, rubrics, project outlines and templates required, to save you time!
Lesson 1: Values of Australian Democracy
Lesson 2: Roles and Responsibilities of Electors
Lesson 3: Roles and Responsibilities of Representatives
Lesson 4: Roles and Responsibilities of Representatives and Electors
Lesson 5: Preferential Voting
Lessons 6-8: Australian Democracy Mini-Project
Lesson 9: Types of Law in Australia
Lesson 10: Making Laws in Australia
Lesson 11: Human Rights in Australia
Lesson 12-13: Law Enforcement Personnel
Lesson 14-18: Community Groups Project
There are many opportunities included for you to assess Civics and Citizenship Understanding and HASS Skills.
I created the unit for my Year Five students, based on the Civics and Citizenship Australian Curriculum (HASS). Due to the number of lessons the unit can run over two terms or for one term, with two lessons per week.