A number of useful multimedia resources have been created for classroom use around Telling the Anzac Story. Feel free to browse and download.
- A tour of some of the memorials in the SEQ corner, focusing on Gold Coast, scenic Rim, Brisbane and Southern Downs. These showcase both the the memorials and places around the memorials as they were in 2015. Places are presented in alphabetical order.
- A short digital poem about the memorials in SEQ to show a different approach with the memorial materials. Suitable for Yr 6 and beyond.
Example of a digital story based on an object, a narrative and photo stills to tell the story.
Memorials, Symbols and Commemoration
This e-book discusses the types of memorials and symbols used based on memorials in South Each Queensland.
i-book example using Book Creator created by photographing a set of a set of letters by year three students, and highlighting parts of their writing
Photosets to view and download
A photos set of all photos contained in the e-book ‘Memorials, Symbols and Commemorations’
View photos or slideshow online, or download for use by students.
A collection an album of photos for each memorial and its surrounds. Its a snapshot of each place in 2015. They contain hints of how much life has changed since 1915. What type of changes might there be between now and 2115, the bicentennial? Photos may be viewed or downloaded.
Albums include: Beaudesert, Brisbane, Boonah, Canungra, Coomera, Forest Hill, Gatton, Gatton UQ, Harrisville, Helidon,Ipswich, Kalbar, Laidley, Mount Alford, Mudgeeraba, Mudgeeraba Light Horse Museum, Tamborine Mountain, Toowoomba War Animal Memorial, Southport, Yugambeh Indigenous Memorial.
Another handy resource for viewing information on local memorials is the Queensland War Memorial Register
Instructions and project suggestions
The following resources provide instructions for a class project to create a commemorative book for students to tell their take on the Anzac stories.
Gives an overview of the steps involved, and choices you might make about your class project
Contains suggestions for Yr2, Yr3, Yr6 that link the the Australian History Curriculum … but these ideas can be applied in many ways for differnect year levels.