Links to the Australian Curriculum

Centenary of Federation: Our nation: Then and now

History

  • History / Year 5 / Historical Knowledge and Understanding / The Australian Colonies The role that a significant individual or group played in shaping a colony; for example, explorers, farmers, entrepreneurs, artists, writers, humanitarians, religious and political leaders, and Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples. ACHHK097
  • History / Year 5 / Historical Skills / Analysis and use of sources Compare information from a range of sources. ACHHS103
  • Locate information related to inquiry questions in a range of sources. ACHHS102
  • History / Year 5 / Historical Skills / Historical questions and research Identify questions to inform an historical inquiry. ACHHS100
  • History / Year 5 / Historical Skills / Explanation and communication Develop texts, particularly narratives and descriptions, which incorporate source materials. ACHHS105
  • History / Year 6 / Historical Knowledge and Understanding / Australia as a Nation Stories of groups of people who migrated to Australia (including from ONE Asian country) and the reasons they migrated, such as World War II and Australian migration programs since the war. ACHHK115
  • History / Year 6 / Historical Skills / Analysis and use of sources Compare information from a range of sources. ACHHS122
  • Locate information related to inquiry questions in a range of sources. ACHHS121
  • History / Year 6 / Historical Skills / Historical questions and research Identify questions to inform an historical inquiry. ACHHS119
  • History / Year 6 / Historical Skills / Explanation and communication Develop texts, particularly narratives and descriptions, which incorporate source materials. ACHHS124

English

  • English / Year 5 / Language / Language for interaction Understand how to move beyond making bare assertions and take account of differing perspectives and points of view. ACELA1502
  • English / Year 5 / Literacy / Interacting with others Clarify understanding of content as it unfolds in formal and informal situations, connecting ideas to students’ own experiences and present and justify a point of view. ACELY1699
  • Plan, rehearse and deliver presentations for defined audiences and purposes incorporating accurate and sequenced content and multimodal elements. ACELY1700
  • English / Year 5 / Literacy / Interpreting, analysing, evaluating Use comprehension strategies to analyse information, integrating and linking ideas from a variety of print and digital sources. ACELY1703
  • English / Year 5 / Literacy / Creating texts Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive print and multimodal texts, choosing text structures, language features, images and sound appropriate to purpose and audience. ACELY1704
  • English / Year 6 / Literacy / Interacting with others Participate in and contribute to discussions, clarifying and interrogating ideas, developing and supporting arguments, sharing and evaluating information, experiences and opinions. ACELY1709
  • Plan, rehearse and deliver presentations, selecting and sequencing appropriate content and multimodal elements for defined audiences and purposes, making appropriate choices for modality and emphasis. ACELY1710
  • English / Year 6 / Literacy / Interpreting, analysing, evaluating Use comprehension strategies to interpret and analyse information and ideas, comparing content from a variety of textual sources including media and digital texts. ACELY1713
  • English / Year 6 / Literacy / Creating texts Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts, choosing and experimenting with text structures, language features, images and digital resources appropriate to purpose and audience. ACELY1714

General capabilities

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

Cross-curriculum priorities

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

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