Take your class on an exploration of why it is important to vote, different views about whether voting is worthwhile and some of the ways we can support democracy and voting in Australia. This Year 5 Australian government teaching resource includes information sheets, a wide range of learning and extending tasks, interactive notebook resources, an assessment task and more!
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
✫ Think Pair Share Introductory Activity
✫ 2 General Note Taking Sheets
✫ Information Sheet on Views of Voting (in black and white and colour)
✫ Note Taking Sheet for Views of Voting
✫ Questions about Views of Voting (in worksheet, interactive notebook and task card format)
✫ Investigating a Primary Source - Worksheet, Source Sheet and Task Cards and Interactive Notebook Resource
✫ Information Sheet on Is Voting Worthwhile? (in black and white and colour)
✫ Note Taking Sheet for Is Voting Worthwhile?
✫ Diagram Sheet Activity for Is Voting Worthwhile? Worksheet and Task Cards
✫ Collect Views on Voting: Task Sheet and Task Cards
✫ Information Sheet on Making Democracy Work (in black and white and colour)
✫ Note Taking Sheet for Making Democracy Work
✫ Questions about Making Democracy Work (in worksheet, interactive notebook and task card format)
✫ Write a Letter About Something You Care About Task Sheet and Task Cards
✫ Why Is It Important to Vote Comic Strip
✫ Quick Check
✫ You Should Vote Because . . . Worksheet, Group Activity Cards and Interactive Notebook Resource
✫ 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, 59 pages long.
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