Links to the Australian Curriculum

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History

  • History / Year 7 / Historical Skills / Chronology, terms and concepts Sequence historical events, developments and periods. ACHHS205
  • Use historical terms and concepts. ACHHS206
  • History / Year 7 / Historical Skills / Historical questions and research Identify and locate relevant sources, using ICT and other methods. ACHHS208
  • History / Year 7 / Historical Skills / Analysis and use of sources Locate, compare, select and use information from a range of sources as evidence. ACHHS210
  • History / Year 7 / Historical Skills / Perspectives and interpretations Identify and describe points of view, attitudes and values in primary and secondary sources. ACHHS212
  • History / Year 7 / Historical Skills / Explanation and communication Develop texts, particularly descriptions and explanations that use evidence from a range of sources that are acknowledged. ACHHS213
  • History / Year 8 / Historical Skills / Chronology, terms and concepts Sequence historical events, developments and periods. ACHHS148
  • Use historical terms and concepts. ACHHS149
  • History / Year 8 / Historical Skills / Historical questions and research Identify and locate relevant sources, using ICT and other methods. ACHHS151
  • History / Year 8 / Historical Skills / Analysis and use of sources Locate, compare, select and use information from a range of sources as evidence. ACHHS153
  • History / Year 8 / Historical Skills / Perspectives and interpretations Identify and describe points of view, attitudes and values in primary and secondary sources. ACHHS155
  • History / Year 8 / Historical Skills / Explanation and communication Develop texts, particularly descriptions and explanations that use evidence from a range of sources that are acknowledged. ACHHS156

English

  • English / Year 7 / Language / Expressing and developing ideas Investigate vocabulary typical of extended and more academic texts and the role of abstract nouns, classification, description and generalisation in building specialised knowledge through language. ACELA1537
  • English / Year 7 / Literacy / Interpreting, analysing, evaluating Analyse and explain the ways text structures and language features shape meaning and vary according to audience and purpose. ACELY1721
  • Use comprehension strategies to interpret, analyse and synthesise ideas and information, critiquing ideas and issues from a variety of textual sources. ACELY1723
  • English / Year 7 / Literacy / Creating texts Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts, selecting aspects of subject matter and particular language, visual, and audio features to convey information and ideas. ACELY1725
  • English / Year 8 / Literacy / Interpreting, analysing, evaluating Analyse and evaluate the ways that text structures and language features vary according to the purpose of the text and the ways that referenced sources add authority to a text. ACELY1732
  • English / Year 8 / Literacy / Interpreting, analysing, evaluating Apply increasing knowledge of vocabulary, text structures and language features to understand the content of texts. ACELY1733
  • English / Year 8 / Literacy / Creating texts Create imaginative, informative and persuasive texts that raise issues, report events and advance opinions, using deliberate language and textual choices, and including digital elements as appropriate. ACELY1736

General capabilities

  • Literacy
  • Information and communication technology capability
  • Critical and creative thinking
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Numeracy

Cross-curriculum priorities

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

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