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ACARA Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority

Content description ACHHK002

Humanities and Social Sciences / History / Foundation Year / Historical Knowledge and Understanding / Personal and Family Histories
Content description
The different structures of families and family groups today, and what they have in common
Elaborations
  1. considering a range of family structures, (for example nuclear families, only child families, large families, single parent families, extended families, blended families, adoptive parent families and grandparent families) as well as kinship groups, tribes and villages
  2. using images and stories to identify similarities and differences between students' families and those of other children (in their class and in stories about children in other places, for example the countries of Asia)
  3. exploring family structures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples (for example where children belong to extended families in which there are specific roles and responsibilities to ensure safety and wellbeing)
Cross-curriculum priorities
  • http://vocabulary.curriculum.edu.au/crossCurriculum/1
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures
  • 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
  • Intercultural understanding