Text Year 4: government and society

TLF ID M020711

This collection of resource sheets for students and teachers introduce the differences between rules and laws and the basic operations of the Western Australian legal system. The resources also provide scaffolded research activities that focus on the culture of the Noongar people of Western Australia and the clash of cultures that occurred with first European contact . 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, creative responses 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 rules and laws. They also provide opportunities to explore the history of early European contact in Western Australia.
  • The resources provide valuable support for exploring the general capability of ethical undstandings particularly through discussions about what is 'fair' and the importance of rules and laws in a civil society.
Year level

4

Learning area
  • Humanities and social sciences
  • 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
  • Online
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/.