Overview of Australian Federation Lesson

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Learning objectives

In this lesson, students will gain an understanding of the events leading to Federation in Australian history. They will develop an awareness of the factors that contributed to Federation and the development of democracy in Australia. Students will have the opportunity to achieve this through choosing their own method of learning, from reading 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:

Federation Reading Questions.docx
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Step 2: Answer the set questions by reading the webpage below:

Option 2: Internet research

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

Federation Research.docx
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Test your learning

Extension activities

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