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EDU40011Teaching the HumanitiesAssignment 2B: Folio part B
3. Inquiry question ‘How and why do people choose to remember significant events of the past? (ACARA, 2017). Students will learnabout some important events that occur in Australia and the reasons that they are celebrated. They will learn about Anzac Day,Australia Day, Harmony Day and NAIDOC week as per content descriptor ACHASSK064(ACARA, 2017). Due to time limitationthis question will be covered over 5 lessons. Lessons 2 to 5 will all begin with PowerPoint presentations, these will enable thestudents to gain some knowledge of why each day is significant. Powerpoint allows educators to explain abstract concepts whileaccommodating all learning styles, ensuring that the students understand what is being conveyed (Gaille, 2016). The five e’s modelhas been used for the inquiry question. LessonResourcesRationaleLesson 1 : Introduction ExploreEngageExplainNational Sorry Day PosterHarmony DayAnzac DayAustralia Day -Students will learn the importance ofparticular events, why they are significantand how they have helped to shape Australia.To engage the students, they will collaborateand discuss their understanding of AustraliaDay, Anzac Day, National Sorry Day andHarmony Day. The posters will be used toassist students to identify each event and itsPage | 1
poster/purpose. This will enable the students toexplore their answers with the guidance ofthe educator and compare it with the posters Lesson 2:Anzac DayExploreEvaluateEngageExplainAnzac Day powerpoint-information-powerpoint-lower-schoolAnzac Day biscuits The Powerpoint slides are an informativepresentation that will provide students anoverview of the history and traditions ofAnzac Day, it also includes images to engagethe students. (Twinkl, 2020)Students will explore one aspect of ANZACday through a hands-on activity, which willallow them to bake ANZAC biscuits. Theywill understand that they are a substitute forbread, however, unlike bread, they do not goPage | 2
mouldy and it is very hard (Conde, 2008).Lesson 3:Australia DayExploreEvaluateExplainEngageElaborateAustralia Day Introduction---australia-day-information-powerpointAustralia Day Flag Collage-aboriginal-flag-collage-art-activity/Students will explore, explain and evaluatewhat they know about Australia Day. Thepowerpoint will be used as an introduction toAustralia Day and provides an overview ofthe country (Twinkl, 2017).

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