HistoryYears 3 - 4Community and RemembranceAustralian Celebrations and CommemorationsAustralian Celebrations and Commemorations

Symbols, Flags and Emblems

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Teaching Notes

Key Concepts, Skills and Understandings

In this lesson, students will investigate Australian symbols and emblems and work collaboratively in discussing their meaning and significance. They will read and view information sources and complete a fact quiz about our national and state emblems. Students will interview an older person to gain a different perspective and point of view. They will also investigate the origins of a particular flag or emblem.
The key concepts addressed in this lesson are significance, sources and perspective.

Focus Question

What are Australia's important symbols and emblems?

Australian National Curriculum

ACHASSK064, ACHASSI056, ACHASSI052, ACHASSI061

NSW Syllabus

HT2-5, HT2-1

Victorian Curriculum

VCHHC067, VCHHK076, VCHHC071, VCHHC068

Subject

History

Years

3 - 4

Topic

Community and Remembrance

Unit

Australian Celebrations and Commemorations

Lesson Name

Symbols, Flags and Emblems

Lesson Time

90 mins

Author

Inquisitive Team

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