Links to the Australian Curriculum

Teaching Democratic Values

History

  • History / Year 5 / Historical Knowledge and Understanding / The Australian Colonies Reasons (economic, political and social) for the establishment of British colonies in Australia after 1800. ACHHK093
  • 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 and locate a range of relevant sources. ACHHS101
  • History / Year 5 / Historical Skills / Analysis and use of sources Compare information from a range of sources. ACHHS103
  • History / Year 5 / Historical Skills / Perspectives and interpretations Identify points of view in the past and present. ACHHS104
  • 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 Key figures and events that led to Australia’s Federation, including British and American influences on Australia’s system of law and government. ACHHK113
  • Experiences of Australian democracy and citizenship, including the status and rights of Aboriginal people and/or Torres Strait Islanders, migrants, women, and children. ACHHK114
  • The contribution of individuals and groups, including Aboriginal people and/or Torres Strait Islanders and migrants, to the development of Australian society, for example in areas such as the economy, education, science, the arts, sport. ACHHK116
  • 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 and locate a range of relevant sources. ACHHS120
  • History / Year 6 / Historical Skills / Analysis and use of sources Compare information from a range of sources. ACHHS122
  • History / Year 6 / Historical Skills / Perspectives and interpretations Identify points of view in the past and present. ACHHS123
  • 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 Clarify understanding of content as it unfolds in formal and informal situations, connecting ideas to students’ own experiences and present and justify a point of view. ACELY1699
  • Plan, rehearse and deliver presentations for defined audiences and purposes incorporating accurate and sequenced content and multimodal elements. ACELY1700
  • English / Year 5 / Literacy / Interpreting, analysing, evaluating 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
  • 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 Participate in and contribute to discussions, clarifying and interrogating ideas, developing and supporting arguments, sharing and evaluating information, experiences and opinions. ACELY1709
  • English / Year 6 / Literacy / Creating texts Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts, choosing and experimenting with text structures, language features, images and digital resources appropriate to purpose and audience. ACELY1714

General capabilities

  • Personal and social capability Intercultural understanding
  • Critical and creative thinking
  • Literacy
  • Information and communication technology capability
  • Ethical behaviour

Cross-curriculum priorities

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

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