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Curriculum content descriptions

Sequence familiar objects and events (ACHASSI004)

Elaborations
  • ordering images and objects (for example, photographs, drawings or artefacts) to show a sequence of significant personal events or milestones (such as age when beginning to walk and talk, at the birth of a sibling, when moving house, when new teeth appear, on the first day at school)
  • drawing story maps of events described in story books or in stories told by a storyteller
General capabilities
  • Numeracy Numeracy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Chronological order,  Factual recounts

Moving Image

Today is the present

This is a short animated video, suitable for children in the early years of schooling, about the present and its relationship with the past and the future. It opens with a focus on the past. The commentary asks 'What did you do yesterday?', then defines the past and gives examples of events in the past. Moving on to the ...

Teacher resource

Little history

This is a collection of digital resources including image galleries, short videos and an interactive designed for early-primary history. It uses toys and games to help students understand the past and present, and concepts such as continuity and change over time. Student resources consist of a digital storybook about toys ...

Teacher resource

Forgotten heroes

This resource (an ‘education pack’) is a 29-page PDF about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men and women who joined the Australian Armed Services during times of war. The education pack is introduced by background notes, and is organised in three main sections: Early Years; Primary Years; and Middle Years. Each section ...

Teacher resource

55 000 years and counting: celebrating our shared history

This resource is a sequenced series of teaching/learning activities about the Aboriginal history of Australia before British colonisation and the shared Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal history after colonisation. Intended for teachers, the 21-page pdf focuses mainly on South Australia, is introduced by background notes, and ...

Teacher resource

Talking Time: an exploration of time - how we change over time

This integrated lesson sequence that explores the concept and language of time and then moves to using sources and artefacts to show their own personal history. Students will share personal artefacts and those shared from their families to explore concepts of time, history and change.