KOKODA CAMPAIGN ASSESSMENT TASK
IN CLASS WRITTEN RESPONSE

DUE THURSDAY 10 OCTOBER 2013

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Syllabus Outcomes Being Assessed
.... 5.2
..... assesses the impact of international events and relationships on Australia’s history
.... 5.5
..... identifies, comprehends and evaluates historical sources
.... 5.8
..... locates, selects and organises relevant historical information from a number of sources, including ICT, ... . to undertake historical inquiry ....

WHAT IT WILL LOOK LIKE

Students will answer an extended response question outlining the role and involvement of Australian servicemen during the Second World War. Some sources will be provided to help students illustrate Australia’s involvement in the Pacific Campaign, specifically, the Kokoda Track



Outline/Description of Task:

Students will have 45 minutes to respond to the following question during class time:

Analyse the role and involvement of Australian servicemen during the Second World War through their participation in the Pacific Campaign specifically the Kokoda Track (July 1942 – January 1943).

Use your knowledge from class work, your own research AND information provided in the Source Material provided to answer an extended response.
Your answer will need to refer to evidence from the sources provided to enhance your answer.


In your answer you should to refer to:
  • Date of the campaign
  • Opposition in the campaign
  • Duration of the campaign
  • Description of the campaign
  • Conditions the campaign was fought in
  • Results of the campaign.
  • Impact of the campaign on Australian society and Australian life
  • The visual stimulus (sources) provided to enhance your answer.

Students are permitted to bring with them the Summary Sheet provided containing their own summarised notes. The Summary Sheet must be submitted with the assessment response. Summary notes should be used as a reminder to help students complete the written response and SHOULD NOT be a copy of your extended response.

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