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ANZAC Women’s Roles in World War 1

ANZAC Women’s Roles in World War 1
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Prompt about different roles for women in the Royal Australian Army Nursing Corps with a set of reading comprehension.

Use in conjunction with ANZAC Day commemoration discussions. You may like to discuss the prompt as a whole class or for students to explore independently. 

Suitable for
  • Fast Finishers
  • Relief Teachers
  • Parents
Lesson Structure
  • Individual Activity
  • Rotations / Group Work
  • Class Activity
Curriculum Codes

AC9HS3S04 9

Analyse information and data, and identify perspectives

AC9HS3K02 9

Significant events, symbols and emblems that are important to Australia’s identity and diversity, and how they are celebrated, commemorated or recognised in Australia, including Australia Day, Anzac Day, NAIDOC Week, National Sorry Day, Easter, Christmas, and other religious and cultural festivals

ACHASSI056 8.4

Examine information to identify different points of view and distinguish facts from opinions

ACHASSK064 8.4

Days and weeks celebrated or commemorated in Australia (including Australia Day, Anzac Day, and National Sorry Day) and the importance of symbols and emblems


Identify the origin and content features of primary sources when describing the significance of people, places and events


Significance of days and weeks celebrated or commemorated in Australia and the importance of symbols and emblems, including Australia Day, ANZAC Day, Harmony Week, National Reconciliation Week, NAIDOC week and National Sorry Day

HT2-5 old

Applies skills of historical inquiry and communication

GE2-4 old

Acquires and communicates geographical information using geographical tools for inquiry

HT2-1 old

Identifies celebrations and commemorations of significance in Australia and the world

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