CLOZE ACTIVITY ON ELSIE CURTIN
You can find the answers to all these questions in the Elsie and Eleanor section of the Women at Work display panels in the online exhibition John Curtin's Legacy: Leading Australia from war to peace.
Print out this page and choose words from the answer list to fill in the missing spaces in the sentences.
When you have completed the activity, you can check your answers online using the Answer Key.
JUSTICE OF THE PEACE
LABOR WOMEN'S ASSOCIATION
The prime minister's wife
This is a photograph of _______________________.
She was married to ________________________ who was
__________________________ of Australia during the war
years of 1941 to 1945.
Before she married, two of her main interests were in
________________ and ______________________ .
As wife of the leader of the Australian nation in wartime,
she carried out public duties such as launching _________ ,
entertaining important visitors at _______________ in Canberra,
and speaking at ___________________.
As well, she ran the __________________ , helped with her husband's___________________________ , and
was an active member of local _______________________________________ .
In the post-war period, she became a ________________________________ and was awarded a CBE
( _________________ of the British Empire) for her service to the _____________________ and to her
_________________ . She died in __________ .
Check how you went by comparing your answers with our Answer Key. l Online Activities Home Page