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Curriculum content descriptions

Compare objects from the past with those from the present and consider how places have changed over time (ACHASSI006)

Elaborations
  • talking about differences between objects from the past and those of the present using comparative language (for example, This toy is older, ‘My new computer game is more fun than the old one, ‘This tree is older than …’)
  • distinguishing between older and newer, using such clues as the condition of the object, the width of a tree, the height of a person
  • identifying natural and constructed features of a place that have changed over time and those that have remained relatively unchanged
General capabilities
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Artefacts,  Similarity (Classification)

Assessment

Foundation/Prep history assessment - Exploring my family history

This is an assessment package that uses the Foundation Australian Curriculum history achievement standard to gather evidence about how well students have demonstrated what they know, what they understand and what they can do in relation to the topic 'Personal and Family Histories'. Children investigate their family history ...

Online

Yulunga: kandomarngutta

In some parts of Australia children were allowed to use the bullroarer (whirlers), or small versions of it, as a source of amusement. In other areas the bullroarer had a special significance and was not used as a ‘toy’. In parts of Victoria a bullroarer called the kandomarngutta was used. This was a thin piece of wood, ...