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The Achieve! series of History titles has been developed for teachers who require modified, curriculum-focused activities for secondary school students who struggle to read and comprehend regular classroom materials because of poor literacy skills. Many of the pages will also be suitable as supplementary material for regular classes.
World War I –downloadable PDF resource 1 looks at the causes of the war, explores main events and studies the effects of the war on Australia. Content includes understanding key historical concepts such as nationalism, alliances, militarism and imperialism. Different perspectives on Australia’s involvement are explored, along with the conscription debate, where the war was fought, the use of propaganda and the creation of the Anzac legend. Historical and literacy skills are developed by interpreting primary sources from the era, such as photographs and songs, along with secondary sources. Students develop skills in generating historical questions and communicating in different forms.
- Secondary - Middle