About Background Briefs
Background Briefs is a collection of 35 briefing sheets that provide contextual information to help students understand selected contemporary and historical issues:
- Using Background Briefs: general suggestions to support inquiry teaching using briefing sheets.
- Strategies for investigating text: detailed list of Tools for Thought lessons that are useful in supporting students to investigate the briefing sheets in the Background Briefs collection.
- Topics: lists of broad areas of study that contain briefing sheets dealing with specific themes.
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