This is a 31-page ebook from the Australian Curriculum History series that covers:
The diversity and longevity of Australia’s first people and the ways Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples are connected to Country and Place (land, sea, waterways and skies) and the implications for their daily lives Compare information from a range of sources (ACHHK077)
Examining early archaeological sites that show the longevity of the Aboriginal people.
Investigating ways of life of the Aboriginal people and their knowledge of their environment including land management practices.
Mapping the diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, studying totems.
Mapping the diversity of Aboriginal language groups in Australia.
Mapping the diversity of Aboriginal language groups in Australia with a focus on beliefs.
Key inquiry questions
What was life like for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people before the arrival of the Europeans?
What was the nature and consequence of early contact?
Investigating pre-contact ways of life of the Aboriginal people.
Why did the great journeys of exploration occur?
Why did Europeans settle in Australia?
What was the nature and consequence of contact between Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people and early traders, explorers and settlers?
Sequence historical people and events (ACHHS081)
Use historical terms (ACHHS082)
Pose a range of questions about the past (ACHHS083)
Locate relevant information from sources provided (ACHHS084)
Identify different points of view (ACHHS085)
Develop texts particularly narratives (ACHHS086)
Use a range of communication forms (oral, graphic, and written) and digital technologies (ACHHS087)