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Australian Curriculum History – Migrant groups – Year 6 digital unit

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

  • Stories of groups of people who migrated to Australia (including from ONE Asian country) and the reasons they migrated, such as World War II and Australian migration programs since the war (ACHHK115) 
Elaborations
  • Examining why different waves of emigrants came from Italy to Australia, and how they settled into Australian society.
  • Examining why people were displaced by the war and how they became a part of Australian society.
  • Examining the experiences of British migrant and how they compared with their dreams of life in Australia.
  • Examining how and why people took the treacherous sea journey from Vietnam to Australia.
  • Examining why people of many African nations have become refuges and how they became a part of Australian society.
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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