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Text Year 8: democracy and law in action

TLF ID M020828

This collection of resource sheets for students and teachers support investigations of the types of law in Australian and how laws are made through parliament and the courts. Activities introduce the concept of customary law and different perspectives about Australia's national identity. The resources are designed to provide pre- and post-visit activities following an excursion to the Old Court House in Perth but would also be of value as part of classroom units of work in civics and citizenship. Activities include research, vocabulary building, and include assessment tasks. Teacher resources are accessible using the password FrancisBurt2015.




Educational details

Educational value
  • These resources support units of work in civics and citizenship as it relates to the concepts of democracy and law in action. They also provide opportunities to explore the history of early European contact in Western Australia.
  • The resources also provide opportunies to develop undertanding of elements of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cutlures cross-curriculum priority.
Year level

8

Learning area
  • Civics and citizenship
  • History

Other details

Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: The Law Society of Western Australia
  • Organization: The Law Society of Western Australia
  • URL: https://www.lawsocietywa.asn.au/
  • Publisher
  • Name: The Law Society of Western Australia
  • Organization: The Law Society of Western Australia
  • Description: Publisher
  • URL: https://www.lawsocietywa.asn.au/
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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Learning Resource Type
  • Text
Rights
  • © The Law Society of Western Australia. This material may be used in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International licence http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/.