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This Australian nation: Who are we? What do we value?

History

  • History / Year 7 / Historical Skills / Chronology, terms and concepts Use historical terms and concepts. ACHHS206
  • Sequence historical events, developments and periods. ACHHS205
  • History / Year 7 / Historical Skills / Historical questions and research Identify and locate relevant sources, using ICT and other methods. ACHHS208
  • History / Year 7 / Historical Skills / Analysis and use of sources Locate, compare, select and use information from a range of sources as evidence. ACHHS210
  • Draw conclusions about the usefulness of sources. ACHHS211
  • History / Year 7 / Historical Skills / Explanation and communication Develop texts, particularly descriptions and explanations that use evidence from a range of sources that are acknowledged. ACHHS213
  • Use a range of communication forms (oral, graphic, written) and digital technologies. ACHHS214
  • History / Year 8 / Historical Skills / Chronology, terms and concepts Use historical terms and concepts. ACHHS149
  • Sequence historical events, developments and periods. ACHHS148
  • History / Year 8 / Historical Skills / Historical questions and research Identify and locate relevant sources, using ICT and other methods. ACHHS151
  • History / Year 8 / Historical Skills / Analysis and use of sources Locate, compare, select and use information from a range of sources as evidence. ACHHS153
  • Draw conclusions about the usefulness of sources. ACHHS154
  • History / Year 8 / Historical Skills / Explanation and communication Develop texts, particularly descriptions and explanations that use evidence from a range of sources that are acknowledged. ACHHS156
  • Use a range of communication forms (oral, graphic, written) and digital technologies. ACHHS157

English

  • English / Year 7 / Literature / Literature and context Identify and explore ideas and viewpoints about events, issues and characters represented in texts drawn from different historical, social and cultural contexts. ACELT1619
  • English / Year 7 / Literature / Responding to literature Compare the ways that language and images are used to create character, and to influence emotions and opinions in different types of texts. ACELT1621
  • English / Year 7 / Literacy / Interacting with others Use interaction skills when discussing and presenting ideas and information, selecting body language, voice qualities and other elements, (for example music and sound) to add interest and meaning. ACELY1804
  • Plan, rehearse and deliver presentations, selecting and sequencing appropriate content and multimodal elements to promote a point of view or enable a new way of seeing. ACELY1720
  • English / Year 7 / Literacy / Interpreting, analysing, evaluating Use comprehension strategies to interpret, analyse and synthesise ideas and information, critiquing ideas and issues from a variety of textual sources. ACELY1723
  • English / Year 7 / Literacy / Creating texts Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts, selecting aspects of subject matter and particular language, visual, and audio features to convey information and ideas. ACELY1725
  • English / Year 8 / Literature / Literature and context Explore the ways that ideas and viewpoints in literary texts drawn from different historical, social and cultural contexts may reflect or challenge the values of individuals and groups. ACELT1626
  • English / Year 8 / Literature / Responding to literature Share, reflect on, clarify and evaluate opinions and arguments about aspects of literary texts. ACELT1627
  •  English / Year 8 / Literacy / Interacting with others Use interaction skills for identified purposes, using voice and language conventions to suit different situations, selecting vocabulary, modulating voice and using elements such as music, images and sound for specific effects. ACELY1808
  • Plan, rehearse and deliver presentations, selecting and sequencing appropriate content, including multimodal elements, to reflect a diversity of viewpoints. ACELY1731
  • English / Year 8 / Literacy / Interpreting, analysing, evaluating Use comprehension strategies to interpret, analyse and synthesise ideas and information, critiquing ideas and issues from a variety of textual sources. ACELY1734
  • English / Year 8 / Literacy / Creating texts Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts, selecting aspects of subject matter and particular language, visual, and audio features to convey information and ideas. ACELY1736

General capabilities

  • Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Information and communication technology capability
  • Personal and social capability
  • Numeracy

Cross-curriculum priorities

  • Sustainability

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