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ACARA Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority

Content description ACDSEH108

Humanities and Social Sciences / History / Year 10 / Historical Knowledge and Understanding / World War II / World War II (1939-45)
Content description
The experiences of Australians during World War II (such as Prisoners of War (POWs), the Battle of Britain, Kokoda, the Fall of Singapore)
Elaborations
  1. explaining the significance of Kokoda as the battle that halted the Japanese advance on Port Moresby and helped foster the Anzac legend
Cross-curriculum priorities
  • http://vocabulary.curriculum.edu.au/crossCurriculum/2
    Asia and Australia´s engagement with Asia
General capabilities
  • Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability