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ACARA Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority

Content description ACDSEH089

Humanities and Social Sciences / History / Year 9 / Historical Knowledge and Understanding / Australia and Asia / Making a nation
Content description
The experiences of non-Europeans in Australia prior to the 1900s (such as the Japanese, Chinese, South Sea Islanders, Afghans)
Elaborations
  1. outlining the migration of Chinese to the goldfields in Australia in the nineteenth century and attitudes towards the Chinese as revealed in cartoons (for example the Mongolian Octopus)
Cross-curriculum priorities
  • http://vocabulary.curriculum.edu.au/crossCurriculum/2
    Asia and Australia´s engagement with Asia
General capabilities
  • Literacy
  • Personal and social capability
  • Intercultural understanding