Edmund Bartons Contribution to Federation

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Worksheet Activities:

1. Students must recall the colours and symbols used in the Australian flag. They will colour in a template and list parts of the flag (Union Jack, Commonwealth Star, 5 stars of the Pleiades)

2. Students design their own flags that represent modern day Australia. They must explain their colour choices and symbols used.

3. Edmund Barton Questions Worksheet- Student’s apply their knowledge from the informational slides to answer questions about Sir Edmund Barton and his time in Parliament as Australia’s first Prime Minister.

4. Edmund Barton Biography Worksheet- Fill in Sir Barton’s personal biography that documents his beliefs, occupations, place and country of birth, significant events, birth/death dates and fun facts!

  • File Size: 1MB
  • File Type: PDF
  • Number of Pages: 18

Aligned with the Australian Curriculum for year 5 and 6 students: Key figures and events that led to Australia’s Federation, including British and American influences on Australia’s system of law and government (ACHHK113). This is a fantastic learning tool for stage 3 students who are completing the History unit: Australia as a Nation.

Key inquiry questions that students will learn about:

  • Who was Sir Edmund Barton?
  • What is a tariff?
  • What is federation?
  • Australia’s transformation post-federation from 1901- 1931
  • Sir Edmund Bartons contribution to federation in Australia
  • The official Australian flag and final design in 1901
  • A dominant ‘white Australia’ and the Immigration Restriction Act.
  • Important events during Sir Edmund Barton’s leadership from 1901-1903
  • BONUS: 12 reflection questions at the end of PowerPoint to test knowledge

 

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    Very thorough content and all aligned to Aust Curriculum.  Great resource to the unit.

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    Exactly what a teacher needs when they have early finishers and they are working with a child/children and need others to continue working independently. 

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    Great content and appropriate language for my year six students. Thanks for taking the time to create this resource and for sharing it. 

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