Curriculum links – Year 3
The PEO has a range of resources which assist teachers in their delivery of the Year 3 Australian Civics and Citizenship Curriculum.
Individual curriculum linked resources
The importance of making decisions democratically
Introducing ... Federation
Begin your exploration of Federation with this short introduction. Find out the arguments for Federation and the process that led to the creation of Australia.
Explore various forms of decision-making in your classroom with this activity. Investigate majority rule, executive, consensus, autocracy, and the power of veto.
Classroom activity page
Parliament in pictures
This set of 10 posters and classroom guide is an introduction to the Australian Parliament for students of all ages and language abilities, including ESL students.
PEO poster pack
This set of large posters covers a range of parliamentary and Australian system of government topics. They are ideal for display in the classroom.
Making a law
Get an introduction to the law-making process of the Australian Parliament with this short video.
Who makes rules, why rules are important and the consequences of rules not being followed
Introducing ... rules and laws
Begin your exploration of rules and laws with this short introduction. Find out the differences between rules and laws, and who needs to follow them.
This fact sheet explains the law-making process in the Australian Parliament. It also describes where ideas for laws come from and the history of law-making in the Parliament.
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