Australian Home Front in WWI Lesson


Learning objectives

In this lesson, students will gain an understanding of the Australian home front during World War One. They will develop an awareness of the key people groups, events, and concepts associated with this event. Students will have the opportunity to achieve this through choosing their own method of learning, from reading, and watching options, as well as the chance to engage in extension activities. This lesson includes a self-marking quiz for students to demonstrate their learning.

How would you like to learn?

Option 1: Reading

Step 1: Download a copy of the reading questions worksheet:

Step 2: Answer the set questions by reading the webpage below:

Option 2: Watch video

Step 1: Download a copy of the viewing questions below:

Step 2: Answer the set questions by watching the documentary below:


Australians at War: Mateship was the Greatest Thing. (2001). ABC.


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Resources for subscribers

Extension activities