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ACARA Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority

Content description ACHHS033

Humanities and Social Sciences / History / Year 1 / Historical Skills / Historical questions and research
Content description
Pose questions about the past using sources provided
  1. inquiring from parents and members of older generations about past and present families (for example number of children, number of people living in the household, roles of the parents and children)
  2. discussing what life was like for their parents and grandparents by examining everyday objects (for example telephone, radio, cooking utensils, toys), photos and stories from the past, using ‘What’? How’? ‘When’? ‘Why?’ questions
General capabilities
  • Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability