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Australian Identity at Federation

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 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 / Expressing and developing ideas Analyse and explain the use of symbols, icons and myth in still and moving images and how these augment meaning. ACELA1560
  • 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 Use a range of software, including word processing programs, flexibly and imaginatively to publish text. 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
  • English / Year 10 / Literacy / Creating texts 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
  • Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability
  • Information and communication technology capability
  • Critical and creative thinking
  • Numeracy
  • Ethical behaviour

Cross-curriculum priorities

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

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