Primary Resources

Primary Resources

Australia’s Magna Carta Institute Rule of Law Education supports national and state curriculum requirements in Primary education.

Curriculum links and program ideas

Civics, Citizenship and Laws

Magna Carta

Australian Colonies

Democracy and Australian Governance

Study Tasks

Study Tasks

Study Tasks enable students to complete independent research and investigations which can complement their knowledge and understanding. These task cards are designed to help motivate and guide students through their studies of Australian history and civics education. Teachers can utilise these activities to consolidate student understanding of content taught in class.

Titles include:
A Time of Tyranny and Oppression – the Story of Magna Carta
Early Governors of New South Wales
Origins of Governance
How to Become a Country in 4 Steps
Democracy versus Totalitarianism
Systems of Government
Australia Becoming a Nation
Australia’s First Prime Minister – Sir Edmund Barton
Separation of Powers
The Australian Judiciary

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Study Tasks

Study Tasks enable students to complete independent research and investigations which can complement their knowledge and understanding. These task cards are designed to help motivate and guide students through their studies of Australian history and civics education. Teachers can utilise these activities to consolidate student understanding of content taught in class.

Titles include:
A Time of Tyranny and Oppression – the Story of Magna Carta
Early Governors of New South Wales
Origins of Governance
How to Become a Country in 4 Steps
Democracy versus Totalitarianism
Systems of Government
Australia Becoming a Nation
Australia’s First Prime Minister – Sir Edmund Barton
Separation of Powers
The Australian Judiciary

  Downloads

Study Task 1 Early Governors of NSW
Study Task 2 Sir Edmund Barton
Study Task 3 Australia Becoming a Nation
Study Task 4 Origins of Governance
Study Task 5 How to Become a Country
Activity Sheet Find a Word
Study Task 6 Systems of Government
Activity Sheet Systems of Government
Study Task 7 The Australian Judiciary
Study Task 8 A Time of Tyranny and Oppression
Study Task 9 Democracy vs Totalitarianism
Activity Sheet Democracy vs Totalitarianism
Study Task 10 Separation of Powers Crossword