This is a great activity to help your students understand the persistence and determination of the women's suffrage movement in Australia and its ultimate success in changing the face of Australia's democracy.
This fun and interactive resource has been designed as part of the Experiencing Democracy— Campaigning for Change set and focusses on Australian women and their battle for democratic equality before and following Federation.
As outlined in the Australian curriculum: Experiences of Australian democracy and citizenship, including the status and rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People migrants, women and children (ACHASSK135)
This engaging activity requires students to read each of the puzzle pieces and sort them in chronological order to make three separate ladies which can then be glued into their book with each of the flaps lifting up to display the information. (Please see photos on page 2)
This activity could be done individually or in pairs and helps students practice sequencing information about people’s lives, events, developments and phenomena using a variety of methods including timelines. (ACHASSI125) and examine different viewpoints on actions, events, issues and phenomena in the past and present (ACHASSI127)
This resource can be purchased as part of our Experiences of Democracy Bundle. Check it out here:
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Look out for our other Australian Democracy resources:
Year 6 Australian History Experiencing Democracy Indigenous Rights Vincent Lingiari and William Cooper
Year 6 Australian History What is Democracy
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