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Australian Curriculum History – Developing australian society – Year 6 digital unit

This is a 32-page ebook from the Australian Curriculum History series that covers:

  • The contribution of individuals and groups, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and migrants, to the development of Australian society, for examples in areas as the economy, education, science, the arts, sport (ACHHK116) 
Elaborations
  • Examining the positive role of Indigenous people to the development of today’s Australia.
  • Examining the contribution made by surf lifesavers to the development of today’s Australia.
  • Examining the contribution made by environmentalists to the development of today’s Australia.
  • Examining the contribution made by divers in the pearling industry, to the development of today’s Australia.
  • Examining the contribution of Eddie Mabo for all Indigenous Australians in their right to claim native title on land.

Key inquiry questions

  • Why and how did Australia become a nation?
  • What contribution have significant individuals and groups made to the development of Australian society?
  • Who were the people who came to Australia and why did they come?
  • How did Australian society change throughout the twentieth century?
Historical skills
  • Sequence historical people and events (ACHHS117) 
  • Use historical terms and concepts (ACHHS118) 
  • Identify questions to inform a historical inquiry (ACHHS119) 
  • Identify and locate a range of relevant sources (ACHHS120) 
  • Locate information related to inquiry questions in a range of sources (ACHHS121) 
  • Compare information from a range of sources (ACHHS122) 
  • Identify points of view in the past and present (ACHHS123) 
  • Develop texts, particularly narratives and descriptions, which incorporate source materials (ACHHS124)
  • Use a range of communication forms (oral, graphic, written) and digital technologies (ACHHS125) 
Historical concepts
  • Cause and effect
  • Significance
  • Perspectives
  • Empathy
  • Contestability
  • Continuity and change

**This ebook is not transferable, nor can it be on-sold or uploaded to an intranet site. For full copyright details, please see the Copyright Notice outlined in the ebook or refer to the Copyright Agency Limited www.copyright.com.au

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