Daily Life – Then and Now
8 x Lessons
This History unit covers a range of concepts relating to how daily life of the present is different from the past and how it could change in the future.
It consists of 8 lessons of appropriately 60 minutes duration.
The sequence of lessons and suggested time frames should be regarded as a guide only; teachers should pace lessons in accordance with the individual learning needs of their class.
An assessment task for monitoring student understanding of the unit objective is included, and will require an additional lesson.
Australian Curriculum alignment
Humanities and Social Sciences > Year 1 > Knowledge and Understanding > History
Differences and similarities between students' daily lives and life during their parents’ and grandparents’ childhoods (ACHASSK030)
Humanities and Social Sciences > Year 1 > Inquiry and skills > Evaluating and reflecting
Draw simple conclusions based on discussions, observations and information displayed in pictures and texts and on maps (ACHASSI025)
Humanities and Social Sciences > Year 1 > Inquiry and skills > Communicating
Present narratives, information and findings in oral, graphic and written forms using simple terms to denote the passing of time and to describe direction and location (ACHASSI027)