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Australian Identity and the First World War

History

  • History / Year 9 / Historical Knowledge and Understanding / World War I / World War I (1914-1918) The places where Australians fought and the nature of warfare during World War I, including the Gallipoli campaign. ACDSEH095
  • The impact of World War I, with a particular emphasis on Australia (such as the use of propaganda to influence the civilian population, the changing role of women, the conscription debate). ACDSEH096
  • The commemoration of World War I, including debates about the nature and significance of the Anzac legend. ACDSEH097
  • 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 / Language for interaction Investigate how evaluation can be expressed directly and indirectly using devices, for example allusion, evocative vocabulary and metaphor. ACELA1552
  • English / Year 9 / Language / Text structure and organisation Compare and contrast the use of cohesive devices in texts, focusing on how they serve to signpost ideas, to make connections and to build semantic associations between ideas. ACELA1770
  • English / Year 9 / Literature / Literature and context Interpret and compare how representations of people and culture in literary texts are drawn from different historical, social and cultural contexts. ACELT1633
  • English / Year 9 / Literature / Responding to literature Explore and reflect on personal understanding of the world and significant human experience gained from interpreting various representations of life matters in texts. ACELT1635
  • 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 Interpret, analyse and evaluate how different perspectives of issue, event, situation, individuals or groups are constructed to serve specific purposes in texts. ACELY1742
  • 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 texts. ACELY1748
  • English / Year 10 / Language / Expressing and developing ideas Evaluate the impact on audiences of different choices in the representation of still and moving images. ACELA1572
  • English / Year 10 / Literature / Responding to literature Reflect on, extend, endorse or refute others’ interpretations of and responses to literature. ACELT1640
  • Analyse and explain how text structures, language features and visual features of texts and the context in which texts are experienced may influence audience response. ACELT1641
  • English / Year 10 / Literacy / Texts in context Analyse and evaluate how people, cultures, places, events, objects and concepts are represented in texts, including media texts, through language, structural and/or visual choices. ACELY1749
  • 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 Identify and analyse implicit or explicit values, beliefs and assumptions in texts and how these are influenced by purposes and likely audiences. ACELY1752
  • 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

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