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Themes  
  | Historically & Electorally Significant Tasmanians | Historically & Electorally Significant Buildings |

  Historically Significant Tasmanians

Curriculum Australian Curriculum - History
Content
Year 2   Year 3  
Historical Knowledge & Understanding - The past in the Present The history of a significant person... in the local community and what (that) reveals about the past.  [ACHHK044]    
Historical Skills – Analysis & use of sources Explore a range of sources about the past.
[ACHHS050]
Historical Skills – Historical questions and research Pose a range of questions about the past. [ACHHS067]
Historical Skills – Explanation & Communication Develop a narrative about the past.
[ACHHS050]
   

  Resources

 

Preview of Andrew Inglis Clark
Formal Portrait of Andrew Inglis Clark

 

Preview of Joseph Lyons
Formal Portrait of Joseph Lyons

 

Preview of Enid Lyons
Formal Portrait of Enid Lyons

 

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Photos of Joseph and Enid Lyons

 

 

  Resources on the Web
| Joseph Lyons | Andrew Inglis Clark | Thomas Hare | Enid Lyons |
Joseph Lyons  

         
Web
Page
Brief statements about Joseph Lyons' political career with interesting photos.    
         
Web
Page
Easy to read web page outlining his personal and political career, with one small photo and an interesting story about why he moved into politics.
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Create a short report or biography – look at the written story styles of the day and attempt to replicate the style and structure.
         
Sound
Recording
A radio address to the nation
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Compare and contrast this style of speech to speeches of today.
         
Video
B&W newsreel of a post election interview. (The Learning Federation ID R4637 - use your Scootle login to access)
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Discussions could include why the focus on peace and analyse the language used, comparing to contemporary vocabulary.
         

Andrew Inglis Clark  

         
Sound
Recording
A re-created sound recording of his speech to the 1890 Federation Conference, along with a photo.
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Compare and contrast this style of speech to speeches of today.
         
Web
Pages
Parliamentary Library information page outlining his personal & professional life, including 1 small photo and 2 direct quotes.    
         

Thomas Hare  

         
Web
Pages
Parliamentary Library information page outlining his personal & professional life, including 1 small photo and 2 direct quotes.    
         

Enid Lyons  

         
Photo
A B&W portrait of Dame Enid Lyons, with accompanying notes.
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Compare these images and others to create a narrative (written / photo essay / graphic representation) of the many facets & phases of Dame Enid’s Life.
         
Photo
Photo of Enid Lyons Baking 
The Learning Federation ID R3568
(use your Scootle login to access)
   
         
PDF
Comprehensive research guide including historic photos and documents.
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An informative backgrounder for teachers.
         
Web
Pages
Web page outlining Enid Lyons’ political career, along with important dates and honours and one photo.    
         

  Historically & Electorally Significant Tasmanian Buildings

Curriculum Australian Curriculum - History
Content
Year 2   Year 3  
Historical Knowledge & Understanding - The past in the Present The history of a significant building, site or part of the natural environment in the local community and what it reveals about the past.
[ACHHK044]

The importance today of an historical site of cultural ... significance... [ACHHK045]
Historical Knowledge & Understanding – Community & Remembrance One important example of change and one important example of continuity over time in the local community, region ore state... [ACHHK061]
Historical Skills – Analysis & use of sources Explore a range of sources about the past.
[ACHHS050]

Identify & compare features of objects from the past & present. [ACHHS051]

Historical Skills – Historical questions and research Pose a range of questions about the past.
[ACHHS067]

  Resources

 

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Historical Images of Government House
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Compare features, dress codes and more over time.
Arrange a visit to one of the buildings, take cameras & attempt to recreate the photos, then analyse the changes that have taken place. Create a photo essay.

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Historical Images of Parliament House
   

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Historical Images of Public Buildings in Launceston
   

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Historical Images of Public Buildings in Hobart
   

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Historical Images of Hobart Town Hall
   

 

  Resources on the Web

         
Photo
Unusual annotated photo of the old Mercury Building on Macquarie St, with an enormous tally board on the front and a large crowd assembled to see the results of the 1903 state election.
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Discuss how this image compares to how election results are publicised now (utilise the Tally Room slideshow). Arrange an excursion to view this building, looking for similarities and differences.
         
Photo
Unusual B&W photo of PH decorated for the Federation of Australia celebrations.  Shows the shore of Sullivan’s Cove where PH Green now exists.
Accompanied by detailed notes.
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Use in conjunction with the Parliament House photos embedded here. Discuss & research the changes to Parliament House & the surrounding shoreline to develop a photo essay, a timeline or an animation illustrating changes
         
Sketch
A sketch of the Tasmanian Supreme Court in Tasmania, along with some interesting facts.    
         
Map
Downloadable scan of an antique map of Hobart Town.    
         
Video
B&W silent film of buildings in Hobart
Learning Federation ID R2441
(use your Scootle login to access)
   
         

Images sourced from the Tasmanian Archives and Heritage Office.

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