Take your class through an exploration of the features of Australian democracy, covering the voting process in Australia, the role of Australian elected representatives and the values of Australian democracy. Containing information sheets, note taking sheets, a wide range of activities, interactive notebook activities and assessment task, this mini-unit allows students to gain a good understanding of the features of Australian democracy.
This mini-unit can be completed independently or as part of mini-units covering the ACHASSK115 Year 5 outcome in the Australian Curriculum.
The three mini-units are:
This resource includes:
✫ Teacher Notes
✫ Cover Page
✫ If I Ran Australia Warm Up Activity
✫ Discussion Questions: Teacher Notes, Poster (in black and white and colour) and Discussion Cards
✫ 2 General Note Taking Sheets
✫ Information Sheet on Australian Voting (in black and white and colour)
✫ Note Taking Sheet for Australian Voting
✫ Questions about Australian Voting (in worksheet, interactive notebook and task card format)
✫ Create True/False Statements about Voting in Australia: worksheet, interactive notebook, task card
✫ Information Sheet on Roles of Representatives (in black and white and colour)
✫ Note Taking Sheet for Roles of Representatives
✫ Questions about Roles of Representatives (in worksheet, interactive notebook and task card format)
✫ Write a Job Description Activity: Task Sheet, Task Card and Writing Sheet
✫ Information Sheet on Values of Australian Democracy (in black and white and colour)
✫ Note Taking Sheet for Values of Australian Democracy
✫ Questions about Values of Australian Democracy (in worksheet, interactive notebook and task card format)
✫ What Human Rights do Children Have? Task Sheet and Task Cards
✫ Reflection Task: Worksheet, Interactive Notebook Activity and Task Card
✫ Quick Check
✫ Creating Fair Elections Activity: Teacher Notes, Worksheet, Interactive Notebook Activity, Small Group Brainstorming Sheets
✫ Flip Book
✫ Assessment Task
✫ Answer Keys and Making Rubric
This mini unit is written to suit the Australian Curriculum and is written for Australian students. Most elements will work for other parts of the world, but check the preview to see if it will work for you
This resource contains Australian spelling in A4 format. It is a PDF file, 76 pages long.
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