Commemorating Anzac through engaging learning

Primary KLAs:
English, Human Society and its Environment
Secondary KLAs:
Creative Arts, English, Human Society and its Environment, Languages, Science
Educational levels:
Foundation, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6, Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10

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This resource supports quality teaching and learning through specific curriculum learning opportunities to engage students, as well as enhancing whole school and community interactions and events commemorating Anzac. Part of the Bringing communities together series in response to the NSW State Anzac Centenary.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(HT2-1) identifies celebrations and commemorations of significance in Australia and the world

(HT3-1) describes and explains the significance of people, groups, places and events to the development of Australia

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACDSEH097) The commemoration of World War I, including debates about the nature and significance of the Anzac legend

(ACHHK063) Days and weeks celebrated or commemorated in Australia (including Australia Day, ANZAC Day, Harmony Week, National Reconciliation Week, NAIDOC week and National Sorry Day) and the importance of symbol

(ACDSEH096) The impact of World War I, with a particular emphasis on Australia (such as the use of propaganda to influence the civilian population, the changing role of women, the conscription debate)

More information

Resource type:
Teacher guide
learner, teacher
ScOT topics:
World War I, Anniversaries, Remembrance
Abstraction, Analysis, Brainstorming, Communication activity, Comprehension activity, Concept map, Critical thinking activity, Data manipulation and interpretation, Experiment, Interactives, Listening activity, Mind mapping, Modelling, Oral activity, Practical activity, Problem solving, Project, Questioning techniques, Research project, Roleplay
State of NSW, Department of Education
State of NSW, Department of Education
Date created:
Friday, 11 March 2016

Resource ID: e66e0b2a-66e5-443c-9a9a-6e199af74bd6