Links to the Australian Curriculum

People Power

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 / Chronology, terms and concepts Sequence historical people and events. ACHHS098
  • Use historical terms and concepts. ACHHS099
  • History / Year 5 / Historical Skills / Historical questions and research Identify questions to inform an historical inquiry. ACHHS100
  • Identify and locate a range of relevant sources. ACHHS101
  • History / Year 5 / Historical Skills / Analysis and use of sources Locate information related to inquiry questions in a range of sources. ACHHS102
  • History / Year 5 / Historical Skills / Explanation and communication Use a range of communication forms (oral, graphic, written) and digital technologies. ACHHS106
  • History / Year 6 / Historical Knowledge and Understanding / Australia as a Nation Experiences of Australian democracy and citizenship, including the status and rights of Aboriginal people and/or Torres Strait Islanders, migrants, women, and children. ACHHK114
  • History / Year 6 / Historical Skills / Chronology, terms and concepts Sequence historical people and events. ACHHS117
  • Use historical terms and concepts. ACHHS118
  • History / Year 6 / Historical Skills / Historical questions and research Identify questions to inform an historical inquiry. ACHHS119
  • Identify and locate a range of relevant sources. ACHHS120
  • History / Year 6 / Historical Skills / Analysis and use of sources Locate information related to inquiry questions in a range of sources. ACHHS121
  • History / Year 6 / Historical Skills / Explanation and communication Use a range of communication forms (oral, graphic, written) and digital technologies. ACHHS125

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
  • Use interaction skills, for example paraphrasing, questioning and interpreting non-verbal cues and choose vocabulary and vocal effects appropriate for different audiences and purposes. ACELY1796
  • English / Year 5 / Literacy / Interpreting, analysing, evaluating Navigate and read texts for specific purposes applying appropriate text processing strategies, for example predicting and confirming, monitoring meaning, skimming and scanning. ACELY1702
  • 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
  • Use a range of software including word processing programs with fluency to construct, edit and publish written text, and select, edit and place visual, print and audio elements. ACELY1707
  • English / Year 6 / Language / Language for interaction Understand the uses of objective and subjective language and bias. ACELA1517
  • English / Year 6 / Literacy / Interacting with others Use interaction skills, varying conventions of spoken interactions such as voice volume, tone, pitch and pace, according to group size, formality of interaction and needs and expertise of the audience. ACELY1816
  • 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 Use a range of software, including word processing programs, learning new functions as required to create texts. ACELY1717

General capabilities

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

Cross-curriculum priorities

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures

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