Lesson 3 - Year 8 Civics - The National Anthem of Australia


Please note that only a small sample of this lesson is shown. If you want to see an example of a full lesson go to Lesson One. Every Lesson one is complete.

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The Lesson focusses on the Anthem and goes into some depth.

The outline of the lesson is as below:

  • Listen to the national anthem and think about why we have a National Anthem.  
  • Information on the National Anthem: Peter Dodds McCormick composed Advance Australia Fair in 1878, and it was proclaimed Australia’s national anthem in 1984.  (you could look up on the internet more information on Peter Dodd and Advance Australia Fair)
  • You are to consider why it is important to have a national anthem. (use your research to help you with this)
  • Starting Sentence: The Australian National Anthem is important because……..