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ACARA Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority

Content description ACHHS051

Humanities and Social Sciences / History / Year 2 / Historical Skills / Analysis and use of sources
Content description
Identify and compare features of objects from the past and present
Elaborations
  1. identifying place and street names in the local community and discovering their origin and meaning (for example names that are linked to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, such as Eurobodalla National Park; historical events such as Deadman’s Creek, early settlers, and political, religious and social figures)
  2. identifying features of a site (such as dates, decorations and plaques on buildings) that reveal its past
Cross-curriculum priorities
  • http://vocabulary.curriculum.edu.au/crossCurriculum/1
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures
General capabilities
  • Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding