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
  • History / Year 8 / Historical Skills / Chronology, terms and concepts Sequence historical events, developments and periods. ACHHS148

English

  • English / Year 7 / Literacy / Interacting with others Identify and discuss main ideas, concepts and points of view in spoken texts to evaluate qualities, for example the strength of an argument or the lyrical power of a poetic rendition. ACELY1719
  • 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 Use comprehension strategies to interpret and evaluate texts by reflecting on the validity of content and the credibility of sources, including finding evidence in the text for the author’s point of view. ACELY1734
  • 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
  • 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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