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ACHHS207

Identify a range of questions about the past to inform a historical inquiry

Elaborations

  • posing a key question such as: ‘How were the pyramids at Giza built?’ and understanding that there may not be a definitive answer; identifying related questions to inform the inquiry including: ‘What evidence is there?’ ‘What theories have been developed?’ (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • posing questions of sources such as: ‘Where does it come from?’ ‘How do we know?’ ‘What information does it provide?’ ‘What other sources might be needed?’ (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • identifying steps in the research process (for example, identifying information needed, locating that information, recording relevant information from sources) (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)

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