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ACARA Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority

Content description ACHHS019

Humanities and Social Sciences / History / Foundation Year / Historical Skills / Analysis and use of sources
Content description
Identify and compare features of objects from the past and present
Elaborations
  1. distinguishing between what is old and what is new, using such clues as the condition of the object
  2. suggesting ideas about what objects from the past may have been used for
  3. comparing objects from the past with those of the present, using comparative language such as 'older', 'newer' (for example 'This toy is older'; 'That computer game is more fun than...')
General capabilities
  • Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking