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ACARA Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority

Content description ACHHS049

Humanities and Social Sciences / History / Year 2 / Historical Skills / Historical questions and research
Content description
Pose questions about the past using sources provided
Elaborations
  1. developing inquiry questions about a site (for example ‘What does it look like now?’ ‘What condition is it in?’ ‘How might its use have changed?’ ‘What was its purpose?’ ‘How was it built/created?’ ‘How was it paid for?’ ‘What is its use and importance in the present?’)
  2. structuring questions using appropriate verb tenses (for example in the question: ‘What games did children play before electricity?’, the helping verb ‘did’ is in the past
General capabilities
  • Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking