This is a 29-page ebook from the Australian Curriculum History series that covers:
Celebrations and commemorations in other places around the world; for example, Bastille Day in France Independence Day in the USA, including those that are observed in Australia such as Chinese New Year, Christmas Day, Diwali, Hanukkah, the Moon Festival and Ramadan (ACHHK064)
Compare the significance of national days in different countries, look at why they developed and elements they have in common.
Investigate the origins and significance of international celebrations and celebrations important to particular culture groups in Australia.
Investigate the origins and significance of international celebrations and celebrations important to particular culture groups in Australia and in other countries.
Investigating celebrations important to specific culture groups in Australian other countries.
Key inquiry questions
Who lived here first and how do we know?
How has our community changed? What features have been lost and what features have been retained?
What is the nature of the contribution made by different groups and individuals in the community?
How and why do people choose to remember significant events of the past?
Sequence historical people and events (ACHHS065)
Use historical terms (ACHHS066)
Pose a range of questions about the past (ACHHS067)
Identify sources (ACHHS215)
Locate relevant information for sources provided (ACHHS068)