Stolen Generations worksheet

The Stolen Generations

The Stolen Generations worksheet is a powerful classroom resource that sheds light on one of Australia’s most troubling historical events. This lesson plan is designed to help students understand the complex and devastating impacts of the forced removal of Aboriginal children from their families.

Through various sources, including newspaper reports, images, conference excerpts, a video and first-hand accounts, students will learn about the reasoning behind the removal of Aboriginal children and the experiences these children had. With the help of source analysis activities, students will gain a deeper understanding of the Stolen Generations and the impact it had on Aboriginal communities.

By exploring the Stolen Generations’ experiences, students will better understand this tragic chapter in Australia’s history and develop critical thinking skills and empathy towards others. This lesson plan is ideal for any teacher looking to help students understand complex historical events engaging and meaningfully.

Using the Stolen Generations worksheet, students will be able to:

  • Analyse primary and secondary sources to gain a better understanding of the Stolen Generations.
  • Develop critical thinking skills through source analysis activities.
  • Understand the impact of the forced removal of Aboriginal children on individuals, families, and communities.
  • Develop empathy towards others and understand the importance of reconciliation.

This classroom resource is a must-have for any teacher looking to create a safe and inclusive learning environment that encourages critical thinking and empathy. With its powerful sources and engaging activities, the Stolen Generations worksheet is a valuable tool for any educator looking to help their students understand complex historical events meaningfully and engagingly.

Australian History: The Stolen Generations Worksheet

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Resource Information

Description:Student activities include source analysis of various sources.
Estimated lessons:1-2.
Ages14 years and up.
Format Word Document.

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