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Australian Citizenship

History

  • History / Year 9 / Historical Knowledge and Understanding / Australia and Asia / Making a nation Key events and ideas in the development of Australian self-government and democracy, including women's voting rights. ACDSEH091
  • History / Year 9 / Historical Skills / Chronology, terms and concepts Use chronological sequencing to demonstrate the relationship between events and developments in different periods and places. ACHHS164
  • Use historical terms and concepts. ACHHS165
  • History / Year 9 / Historical Skills / Historical questions and research Identify and locate relevant sources, using ICT and other methods. ACHHS168
  • History / Year 9 / Historical Skills / Analysis and use of sources Process and synthesise information from a range of sources for use as evidence in an historical argument. ACHHS170
  • History / Year 9 / Historical Skills / Perspectives and interpretations Identify and analyse the perspectives of people from the past. ACHHS172
  • Identify and analyse different historical interpretations (including their own). ACHHS173
  • History / Year 9 / Historical Skills / Explanation and communication Select and use a range of communication forms (oral, graphic, written) and digital technologies. ACHHS175
  • History / Year 10 / Historical Knowledge and Understanding / Rights and freedoms / Rights and freedoms (1945 – the present) Background to the struggle of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for rights and freedoms before 1965, including the 1938 Day of Mourning and the Stolen Generations. ACDSEH104
  • The significance of the following for the civil rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples: 1962 right to vote federally; 1967 Referendum; Reconciliation; Mabo decision; Bringing Them Home Report (the Stolen Generations), the Apology. ACDSEH106
  • History / Year 10 / Historical Skills / Chronology, terms and concepts Use chronological sequencing to demonstrate the relationship between events and developments in different periods and places. ACHHS182
  • Use historical terms and concepts. ACHHS183
  • History / Year 10 / Historical Skills / Historical questions and research Identify and locate relevant sources, using ICT and other methods. ACHHS186
  • History / Year 10 / Historical Skills / Analysis and use of sources Process and synthesise information from a range of sources for use as evidence in an historical argument. ACHHS188
  • History / Year 10 / Historical Skills / Perspectives and interpretations Identify and analyse the perspectives of people from the past. ACHHS190
  • Identify and analyse different historical interpretations (including their own). ACHHS191
  • History / Year 10 / Historical Skills / Explanation and communication Select and use a range of communication forms (oral, graphic, written) and digital technologies. ACHHS193

English

  • English / Year 9 / Language / Text structure and organisation Understand that authors innovate with text structures and language for specific purposes and effects. ACELA1553
  • English / Year 9 / Literacy / Interacting with others Use interaction skills to present and discuss an idea and to influence and engage an audience by selecting persuasive language, varying voice tone, pitch, and pace, and using elements such as music and sound effects. ACELY1811
  • English / Year 9 / Literacy / Interpreting, analysing, evaluating Use comprehension strategies to interpret and analyse texts, comparing and evaluating representations of an event, issue, situation or character in different texts. ACELY1744
  • English / Year 9 / Literacy / Creating texts Create imaginative, informative and persuasive texts that present a point of view and advance or illustrate arguments, including texts that integrate visual, print and/or audio features. ACELY1746
  • Use a range of software, including word processing programs, flexibly and imaginatively to publish texts. ACELY1748
  • English / Year 10 / Language / Text structure and organisation Understand how paragraphs and images can be arranged for different purposes, audiences, perspectives and stylistic effects. ACELA1567
  • English / Year 10 / Literacy / Interacting with others Use organisation patterns, voice and language conventions to present a point of view on a subject, speaking clearly, coherently and with effect, using logic, imagery and rhetorical devices to engage audiences. ACELY1813
  • English / Year 10 / Literacy / Interpreting, analysing, evaluating Use comprehension strategies to compare and contrast information within and between texts, identifying and analysing embedded perspectives, and evaluating supporting evidence. ACELY1754
  • Explore and explain the combinations of language and visual choices that authors make to present information, opinions and perspectives in different texts. ACELY1745
  • English / Year 10 / Literacy / Creating texts Create sustained texts, including texts that combine specific digital or media content, for imaginative, informative, or persuasive purposes that reflect upon challenging and complex issues. ACELY1756
  • Use a range of software, including word processing programs, confidently, flexibly and imaginatively to create, edit and publish texts, considering the identified purpose and the characteristics of the user. ACELY1776

General capabilities

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

Cross-curriculum priorities

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures
  • Asia and Australia´s engagement with Asia

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