Discovering History - Upper Primary: History Topic Books - Democracy Pack

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The Democracy topic covers the history of democracy: its conception, development and its spread across the world.

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Part of the series Discovering History - Upper Primary.

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Discovering History is a comprehensive, three-level teacher resource that assists with the implementation, lesson planning and on-going teaching of the Australian Curriculum for History. Developed and written by leading experts in the field, Jennifer Lawless and Kate Cameron, Discovering History provides you with clear teaching methodology and pedagogy and will inspire you to develop creative lessons to engage your students. Separated into lower, middle and upper primary packs, each level contains a teacher resource book with BLMS, Australian Curriculum summaries, learning activities and historical overviews. It also provides a set of laminated picture/activity cards for hands-on-use as topic starters for group discussion as well as access to online content, where you will find interactive games, slideshows, weblinks and more. Accompanying these teacher resources are a series of History Topic Books. View Discovering History Components
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History Topic Books - Democracy Pack

The Democracy topic covers the history of democracy: its conception, development and its spread across the world. The series looks at the role of the citizen in a democracy and explores the connections between citizens and their government. It also details the beginning of Australian democracy and describes the three levels of government in Australia: federal, state and territory, and local. Features

  • clear and concise text accompanied by contemporary and historical photographs
  • fact boxes providing extra information related to the text
  • a timeline of key events
  • a glossary explaining new words and phrases
  • an index.

History of Democracy

Explore the history of democracy and how people began to believe in it. History of Democracy also reveals how social and economic forces have shaped democracy, as well as what history can teach us about democracy when things go wrong. Table of Contents

  • What is Democracy?
  • Democracy - Where it all began?
  • Athenian Assembly
  • Middle Ages
  • Magna Carta
  • Revolutions: The American Revolution
  • Revolutions: The French Revolution
  • Fight for Rights: Around the World
  • Fight for Rights: Indigenous People
  • Fight for Rights: Women
  • Evolution of Democracy
  • Timeline
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • Find Out More


History of Democracy - Sample Pages


Democracy in Australia

Democracy in Australia looks at the beginnings of the Australian democracy, the type of government and electoral systems put in place and the safeguards that exist to ensure that government is representative. Democracy in Australia also explores the future of democracy in Australia. Table of Contents

  • What is Democracy?
  • From Colony to Nation
  • Journey to Federation
  • Government in Australia
  • Democracy in Action
  • Indigenous Australians
  • Women in Australia
  • Looking to the Future
  • Timeline
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • Find Out More


Democracy in Australia - Sample Pages


Citizenship

Citizenship looks at the role of the citizen in a democracy and explores the connections between citizens and their government. Citizenship also examines the ways that citizens can participate in democracy from outside the government structure. Table of Contents

  • What is Democracy?
  • Idea of Citizenship
  • Choosing Representatives
  • Making Laws
  • Citizens and Public Life
  • Timeline
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • Find Out More


Citizenship - Sample Pages


Government in Australia

Government in Australia looks at how Australians are governed by exploring the three levels of government: federal, state and territory, and local. The book also looks at the responsibilities of each level of government, how our representatives are elected and the role of the judiciary, the executive and the public service. Table of Contents

  • What is Democracy?
  • Australia's Government
  • Australia's Constitutions
  • Structure of the Federal Government
  • Structure of State Governments
  • Structure of Local Governments
  • Elections
  • Party Politics
  • Executive
  • Public Service
  • Judiciary
  • Influencing the Government
  • Timeline
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • Find Out More


Government in Australia - Sample Pages


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SKU PEA-2559677-2559691
Publisher Pearson
Product Type Readers & Literacy,
Year Level Year 5, Year 6,

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