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ACARA Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority

Content description ACHHK003

Humanities and Social Sciences / History / Foundation Year / Historical Knowledge and Understanding / Personal and Family Histories
Content description
How they, their family and friends commemorate past events that are important to them
Elaborations
  1. making a calendar of commemorative events that students, their family and friends celebrate, (for example birthdays, religious festivals (such as Easter, Ramadan, Buddha day, feast of Passover), family reunions and community commemorations (NAIDOC week, and ANZAC day) and discussing why they are important
  2. discussing ‘Welcome to Country’ and recognising that the country, place and traditional custodians of the land or sea are acknowledged at ceremonies and events as a mark of respect
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
  • Personal and social capability
  • Intercultural understanding