The Australian Conscription Debates Lesson

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Learning objectives

In this lesson, students will gain an understanding of the debates about conscription in Australia during World War One. They will develop an awareness of the key people, events, and concepts associated with this event. Students will have the opportunity to achieve this through choosing their own method of learning, from reading, source analysis, and research 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 webpages below:


Option 2: Using sources


Step 1: Download a copy of the source analysis worksheet below:

Step 2: Answer the set questions by using the following sources:


Option 3: Internet research


Download a copy of the research worksheet and use the internet to complete the questions.


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Extension activities