Making a nation


The lesson starts with an class enquiry on discrimination and its part in Australian law. The teacher can then explain that anti-discrimination laws weren't always in place, before showing the first 20 minutes of Immigration Nation to the class.

Worksheets are provided to complete before and after the video, and the lesson concludes with a discussion reflecting on the considered need for racial exclusion.


Lesson plan (DOCX)

Worksheet (PDF)

Answers (DOCX)

Meets Australian Curriculum depth study elective:

Making a Nation

Immigration Nation, SBS DVD or live streamed

Duration: first 20 minutes only

Access: closed captions on DVD, open on live stream.