Links to the Australian Curriculum

Whose democracy?

History

  • History / Year 9 / Historical Knowledge and Understanding / Making a Better World? / Progressive ideas and movements (1750 – 1918) The emergence and nature of key ideas in the period, with a particular focus on ONE of the following: capitalism, socialism, egalitarianism, nationalism, imperialism, Darwinism, Chartism. ACDSEH019
  • 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 / Explanation and communication Develop texts, particularly descriptions and discussions that use evidence from a range of sources that are referenced. ACHHS174
  • History / Year 10 / Historical Knowledge and Understanding / Rights and freedoms / Rights and freedoms (1945 – the present) 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
  • 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 continuing nature of efforts to secure civil rights and freedoms in Australia and throughout the world, such as the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (2007). ACDSEH143
  • 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 Evaluate the reliability and usefulness of primary and secondary sources. ACHHS189
  • History / Year 10 / Historical Skills / Explanation and communication Develop texts, particularly descriptions and discussions that use evidence from a range of sources that are referenced. ACHHS192

English

  • 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
  • Plan, rehearse and deliver presentations, selecting and sequencing appropriate content and multimodal elements for aesthetic and playful purposes. ACELY1741
  • 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
  • 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
  • Plan, rehearse and deliver presentations, selecting and sequencing appropriate content and multimodal elements to influence a course of action. ACELY1751
  • 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
  • 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

General capabilities

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

Cross-curriculum priorities

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures

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