Click Blocker Tracking
We use cookies to improve your experience on this website. Read More Allow Cookies

Australian Curriculum History – Australias first people – Year 4 ebook

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) 

Elaborations

  • 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?

Historical skills

  • 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) 
  • Identify sources (ACHHS216) 

Historical concepts

  • Cause and effect
  • Sources
  • Significance
  • Continuity and change
  • Empathy
  • Perspectives

No reviews have been added for this product yet.

Write a review

Other Products In This Series