World War I: The Australian Experience
History 7, 9
Students will learn about the places where Australians fought and the nature of warfare during World War I.
What you’ll need
Projector/ Smartboard Computer for media A copy of Dolce et Decorum Est by Wilfred Owen Notebook and Pens Computer or Devices for independent research
Year 7, 9
Cross Curriculum Priority
done Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures
done Asia and Australia's Engagement with Asia
done ICT Capability
done Critical and Creative Thinking
done Personal and Social Capability
done Ethical Understanding
done Intercultural Understanding
The places where Australians fought and the nature of warfare during World War I, including the Gallipoli campaign.
Identify and analyse the perspectives of people from the past.
Develop texts, particularly descriptions and discussions that use evidence from a range of sources that are referenced.
Find percentages of quantities and express one quantity as a percentage of another, with and without digital technologies.
Rules of War
In this activity, students research the rules of warfare including what they are and why we have them. Students will also explore poisonous gases and other dangers in the trenches during World War I.