Australian Curriculum Categories

ACHASSI098

Examine primary sources and secondary sources to determine their origin and purpose

Elaborations

  • inferring the nature, purpose and origin of artefacts to determine if they have evidence to offer an investigation of a time, place or process (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • identifying stereotypes and over-generalisations relating to age, gender, ethnicity, ability, religion and/or politics presented in sources and media of the past (for example, a newspaper caricature of a colonial era Chinese goldfield worker) and in sources and media of the present (for example, social media opinions about a mining development) (Skills: Literacy, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Capability, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability, Ethical Understanding, Intercultural Understanding)
  • identifying the purpose and usefulness of information gained from primary and secondary sources (for example, checking publication details) (Skills: Literacy, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Capability, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • analysing texts relating to a school, club or government election (for example, speeches, advertisements, campaign materials, symbols, how to vote cards, result records) to determine who created them and their purpose (Skills: Critical and Creative Thinking)

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    Acclimatised Civilisations – Inquiry Project

    A Geography inquiry investigation for students to research a civilisation and how they adapted to their environment and landscape.

    Teach Starter Publishing 14 pages Years: 5 - 6
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    Assessment: Acclimatised Civilisations – Inquiry Project

    An inquiry project designed to assess students’ knowledge and understanding of cultures and the environments they have adapted to.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 5 60 mins
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    Acclimatised Civilisations – Unit Plan

    This Geography unit investigates how people have migrated and adapted to different environments around the world, developing culture and resources. Students need to use their mapping and investigation skills to understand landscapes, climates and environments and where they are in the world, and why people migrated to them.

    Teach Starter Publishing 240 pages Year: 5
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    Australian Gold Rush Unit Plan

    This Australian Gold Rush unit investigates the historical discovery of Australia’s Gold Rush period, from the mid-to-late 1800s. Ideas include the discovery of gold, mining lifestyle, wealth and success, social consequences, and how these shaped the Australia we live in today.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 5 Has Starter Sheet
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    Assessment: Living Wax Museum – Australian Gold Rush

    A 60-minute assessment designed to assess students' knowledge and understanding of the people, politics and events of the Australian Gold Rush.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Year: 5 60 mins Has Starter Sheet