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Content description ACDSEH095

Humanities and Social Sciences / History / Year 9 / Historical Knowledge and Understanding / World War I / World War I (1914-1918)
Content description
The places where Australians fought and the nature of warfare during World War I, including the Gallipoli campaign
Elaborations
  1. identifying the places where Australians fought, including Fromelles, the Somme, Gallipoli, Sinai and Palestine
  2. using sources to investigate the fighting at Gallipoli, the difficulties of trench warfare, and the use of tanks, aeroplanes and chemical weapons (gas)
  3. exploring the experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples during the war
Cross-curriculum priorities
  • http://vocabulary.curriculum.edu.au/crossCurriculum/1
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures
General capabilities
  • Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking
  • Ethical Understanding
  • Intercultural understanding