Links to the Australian Curriculum

Migration experiences

History

  • History / Year 9 / Historical Knowledge and Understanding / Making a Better World? / Movement of peoples (1750 – 1901) The short and long-term impacts of the movement of peoples during this period. ACDSEH085
  • History / Year 9 / Historical Knowledge and Understanding / Australia and Asia / Making a nation The experiences of non-Europeans in Australia prior to the 1900s (such as the Japanese, Chinese, South Sea Islanders, Afghans). ACDSEH089
  • 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 select different kinds of questions about the past to inform historical inquiry. ACHHS166
  • 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
  • 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 / The globalising world / Migration experiences (1945 – present) The waves of post-World War II migration to Australia, including the influence of significant world events. ACDSEH144
  • The impact of changing government policies on Australia’s migration patterns, including abolition of the White Australia Policy, ‘Populate or Perish’. ACDSEH145
  • The contribution of migration to Australia’s changing identity as a nation and to its international relationships. ACDSEH147
  • The impact of at least ONE world event or development and its significance for Australia, such as the Vietnam War and Indochinese refugees. ACDSEH146
  • 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 select different kinds of questions about the past to inform historical inquiry. ACHHS184
  • 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 / Year10 / Historical Skills / Perspectives and interpretations Identify and analyse the perspectives of people from the past. ACHHS190
  • 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 / 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Information and communication technology capability
  • Critical and creative thinking
  • Numeracy
  • Personal and social capability
  • Intercultural understanding

Cross-curriculum priorities

  • Asia and Australia´s engagement with Asia

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