Australian Curriculum Year 5 Civics and Citizenship Unit – Democracy in Australia

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Engage your students as they explore democracy in Australia with this unit designed to compliment the Year 5 Australian Civics and Citizenship curriculum. Highly engaging, this unit includes printable activity sheets, multiple student assessment opportunities and a unit plan to guide your teaching sequence. This unit is a great way to engage your students interest in the topic as well as expand their knowledge on the key values that underpin Australia’s democratic system and how these values are enforced.
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Engage your students as they explore democracy in Australia with this unit designed to compliment the Year 5 Australian Civics and Citizenship curriculum. Highly engaging, this unit includes printable activity sheets, multiple student assessment opportunities and a unit plan to guide your teaching sequence. This unit is a great way to engage your students interest in the topic as well as expand their knowledge on the key values that underpin Australia’s democratic system and how these values are enforced.

This bundle includes the following:
– Unit Plan – internet links are provided in some lessons to support the lesson content. Internet connection will be required for these lessons.
– Activity Bundle

This bundle compliments the following Year 5 Australian Civics and Citizenship Curriculum content descriptors:

– The key values that underpin Australia’s democracy (ACHASSK115)
– The key features of the electoral process in Australia (ACHASSK116)
– Why regulations and laws are enforced and the personnel involved (ACHASSK117)
– How people with shared beliefs and values work together to achieve a civic goal (ACHASSK118)

Topics covered in this unit include:
– Democracy – What is it?
– Voting – Key Features
– Rights
– Laws and Law Enforcers
– Roles of Volunteers

Activities include:

– Exploring Democracy
– Exploring Key Features of Australia’s Voting System
– Exploring the Roles of Law Enforcers in Australia
– Democracy in Action – students plan a celebration to honour volunteers in their school community. They will be required to use democratic processes to come to a solution to the problem.
– Democracy Test – an optional addition to the unit to help further inform students knowledge and understanding if necessary.
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Can I share this resources with my teaching partner?
No. This product is for personal use only. Multiple licences are available for use among more than one person.
 
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