Parliament Of South Australia Website

Federation and the Constitution


Welcome to the 4 week unit designed for Year 6 students with Australian Curriculum links to History, English, General Capabilities and Cross Curriculum Priorities.  This unit was designed by the Outreach Education Managers at the Courts and Parliament.  Outreach Education is a team of seconded teachers from the Department for Education and Child Development who are based in public organisations.


Key Ideas - diagram of key ideas in each of the sections

Learning Design - six steps worksheet with detailed planning of the unit using SA TfEL

Australian Curriculum Links

1.  Rules in our lives

2.  Life around the time of Federation

3.  Nuts and bolts of Constitutional change

4.  Let's talk change - a parliament style debate

Further Resources



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