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Learning objects Biography: Federation people: Alfred Deakin

TLF ID L9425

Find out more about Alfred Deakin, the second prime minister of Australia and Federation leader. Examine two different types of biographies of Deakin: one short and the other more detailed. Inspect examples of how he was visually depicted in his time. This learning object is one in a series of objects in the 'Biography: Federation people' series.




Educational details

Educational value
  • Summarises the contribution of one individual to Australia's becoming a federation.
  • Sets the individual's contribution within the broader context of their life by providing a more detailed biography.
  • Enables students to compare two different types of biographical writing about an individual.
  • Includes portrayals of the individual that encourage students to compare and contrast depictions.
  • Gives an opportunity for students to see the numbers and types of people who were significant to Federation in Australia.
  • Provides printable pages for students to use in their research.
Year level

4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12

Learning area
  • Studies of society and environment
  • History

Other details

Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia
  • Organisation: John Hirst
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: National Library of Australia
  • Organisation: National Library of Australia
  • Publisher
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
  • Colour independence
  • Device independence
  • Hearing independence
Learning Resource Type
  • Interactive
Rights
  • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2016, except where indicated under Acknowledgements