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Curriculum content descriptions

Collect data and information from observations and identify information and data from sources provided (ACHASSI019)

  • exploring stories from the past and present about people and families (for example, fiction books, letters, diaries, songs) and about places (for example, myths, Dreaming and Creation stories, fiction, story maps, films)
  • gathering evidence of change in a local place (for example, by comparing current observations of a place with photographs of it taken in the past)
  • using geographical tools (for example, photographs taken from the air, Google Earth or digital image searches) to locate and identify the different features of places and how they have changed over time, including places with largely natural features and those with largely constructed features
  • gathering information about the weather and seasons from the media, their own observations and from stories (for example, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander stories)
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Numeracy Numeracy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Maps (Geographic location),  Tables (Data),  Geometric perspective

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