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ANZAC Day

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A K - 10 slideshow in two sections. The first section provides an overview of the ANZAC Day commemoration. The second section, for students in Years 4 - 10 explores the song "Only Nineteen" by the Australian band, Redgum, as it relates to the hardships experienced by soldiers involved in war.

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ANZAC Day

  1. 1. ANZAC DAY K - 10 slideshow
  2. 2. RELEVANT AUSTRALIAN CURRICULUM*: HUMANITIES and SOCIAL SCIENCES FOUNDATION How they, their family and friends commemorate past events that are important to them (ACHASSK012) The reasons why some places are special to people, and how they can be looked after (ACHASSK017) YEAR 1 How the present, past and future are signified by terms indicating time, as well as by dates and changes that may have personal significance, such as birthdays, celebrations and seasons (ACHASSK029) YEAR 2 The history of a significant person, building, site and/or part of the natural environment in the local community and what it reveals about the past (ACHASSK044) YEAR 3 Pose questions to investigate people, events, places and issues (ACHASSI052) Days and weeks celebrated or commemorated in Australia (including Australia Day, Anzac Day, and National Sorry Day) and the importance of symbols and emblems (ACHASSK064) YEAR 4 Interact with others with respect to share points of view (ACHASSI080) YEAR 5 Examine primary and secondary sources to determine their origin and purpose (ACHASSI098) Examine different viewpoints on actions, events, issues and phenomena in the past and present (ACHASSI099) Present ideas, findings, viewpoints and conclusions in a range of texts and modes that incorporate source materials, digital and non-digital representations and discipline-specific terms and conventions (ACHASSI105)
  3. 3. RELEVANT AUSTRALIAN CURRICULUM*: HUMANITIES and SOCIAL SCIENCES YEAR 6 Examine primary and secondary sources to determine their origin and purpose (ACHASSI126) Examine different viewpoints on actions, events, issues and phenomena in the past and present (ACHASSI127) Present ideas, findings, viewpoints and conclusions in a range of texts and modes that incorporate source materials, digital and non-digital representations and discipline-specific terms and conventions (ACHASSI133) The contribution of individuals and groups to the development of Australian society since Federation (ACHASSK137) YEAR 7 Examine primary and secondary sources to determine their origin, purpose and reliability (ACHASSI156) Analyse primary and secondary sources to identify values and perspectives on people, actions, events, issues and phenomena, past and present (ACHASSI157) Evaluate and synthesise evidence to draw conclusions (ACHASSI159) Present ideas, findings, viewpoints, explanations and conclusions in a range of texts and modes that incorporate source materials, citations, graphic representations and discipline-specific terms, conventions and concepts (ACHASSI163) YEAR 8 Identify and describe points of view, attitudes and values in primary and secondary sources (ACHHS155) YEAR 9 The significance of ONE key event that involved the Asian society and European power(s), including different perspectives of the event at the time (ACDSEH141) The commemoration of World War I, including debates about the nature and significance of the Anzac legend (ACDSEH097) YEAR 10 Identify the origin, purpose and context of primary and secondary sources (ACHHS187) Identify and analyse the perspectives of people from the past (ACHHS190) Identify and analyse different historical interpretations (including their own) (ACHHS191)
  4. 4. TEACHER'S NOTES This slideshow begins with a basic overview of ANZAC Day suited to young students followed by a section for Year 4 students and above based upon the song, Only Nineteen, by the Australian folk group, Redgum. Please preview all material to ensure it is appropriate for your students. The video that accompanies the song is the RAGE version which is more appropriate for primary students than the original Redgum clip. Nicola Carr-White
  5. 5. ANZAC DAY K - 10 slideshow
  6. 6. ANZAC stands for Australian & New Zealand Army Corps ANZAC DAY
  7. 7. ANZAC Day is a public holiday held on the 25th April in Australia and New Zealand. Kiwi: national bird of New Zealand
  8. 8. The 25th of April marks the anniversary of the landing of New Zealand and Australian soldiers – the ANZACs – on the Gallipoli Peninsula in 1915.
  9. 9. The Australian War Memorial ANZAC Day commemorates the lives of Australians who have died in all the military and peacekeeping operations in which Australia has been involved since that time. commemorate 1 : to call to remembrance 2 : to mark by a ceremony Merriam­Webster Dictionary
  10. 10. K - 10 slideshow Yr 4 -10 CONTENT
  11. 11. Soldiers in warfare face extreme hardship. John Schumann from the Australian band, Redgum, wrote a song called "Only Nineteen" about the experiences of a young soldier in active combat in the Vietnam War. ONLY NINETEEN VIDEO TEACHER NOTE: Please preview and use at your discretion. REDGUM - I WAS ONLY 19 I Was Only 19 (A Walk in the Light Green) John Schumann: Universal Music Publishing Pty Ltd
  12. 12.  John Schumann's "Only Nineteen" lyrics are based on the experiences of veterans. Can you find examples of the extreme hardships faced by soldiers in active combat in the lyrics? veteran 1 : a person who has had long experience 2 : a former member of the armed forces especially during wartime Merriam-Webster Dictionary ONLY NINETEEN LYRICS
  13. 13. ONLY NINETEEN LYRICS What does "drew the card" mean? What is a "barking M16"? "I caught some pieces in my back"?
  14. 14. Examples of the extreme hardships ... ONLY NINETEEN
  15. 15. "They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them." From "For the Fallen" by Laurence Binyon
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  18. 18. Mastery Learning Group creates educational tools to assist Australian teachers to meet the differentiated learning needs of their students.
  19. 19. *All material identified by AC is material subject to copyright under the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth) and is owned by the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority. This slideshow contains an extract from the Australian Curriculum. Disclaimer: ACARA neither endorses nor verifies the accuracy of the information provided and accepts no responsibility for incomplete or inaccurate information. In particular, ACARA does not endorse or verify that: The content descriptions are solely for a particular year and subject; All the content descriptions for that year and subject have been used; and The author’s material aligns with the Australian Curriculum content descriptions for the relevant year and subject. You can find the unaltered and most up to date version of this material at http://www.australiancurriculum.edu.au  This material is reproduced with the permission of ACARA.

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