Pose questions about past and present objects, people, places and events

Elaborations

  • developing how, when, where, why questions at the start of and during an investigation and then revisiting the questions to check if they have been answered (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability)
  • developing inquiry questions about a historical site (for example, ‘What does it look like now?’, ‘What condition is it in?’, ‘What was its purpose?’, ‘How might its use have changed?’, ‘How was it built/created?’, ‘Who built it?’, ‘How is it now used?’, ‘Why is it important?’) (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • developing inquiry questions about places (for example, ‘What are the features of the place?’, ‘How far away is it?’, ‘How easy is it to get to?’, ‘How am I connected to it?’) (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • posing questions using the stems, ‘How do I feel about …’, ’What would it be like to …’ and ‘What effect …’ (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability)

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