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ACARA Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority

Content description ACHHK044

Humanities and Social Sciences / History / Year 2 / Historical Knowledge and Understanding / The Past in the Present
Content description
The history of a significant person, building, site or part of the natural environment in the local community and what it reveals about the past
Elaborations
  1. using the internet, newspapers, community information guides and local knowledge to identify and list the people and places promoted as being of historic interest in the local community
  2. suggesting reasons for the location of a local landmark before searching for resources that provide an explanation
  3. investigating the history of a chosen person, building, site or landmark in the local community using sources (for example books, newspapers, oral histories, audio visual material, digital sources, letters, photographs) and relating a story which these reveal about the past
General capabilities
  • Literacy
  • Information and communication technology capability
  • Critical and creative thinking