Humanities and social sciences / Year 2 / Inquiry and skills / Researching

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Curriculum content descriptions

Sequence familiar objects and events (ACHASSI037)

Elaborations
  • ordering key events in the history of the local community or in its development (for example, the history of the school; developmental stages of telecommunications technologies)
  • creating a timeline, slideshow or story to show how things develop sequentially (for example, seasonal change in plants, cycles of the weather, personal growth milestones)
General capabilities
  • Numeracy Numeracy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Chronological order,  Timelines

Interactive Resource

How times change

This is a teacher resource that focuses on change over time and contains sequences of teaching activities for presentation before and after interactive activities, links to related resources and information, image galleries and ICT tutorials. The resource incorporates videos showing changes at school and interviews about ...

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

National Museum of Australia: feeding the family

This is an online teacher resource containing three sets of historical images, associated classroom learning activities and a teacher resource video that focuses on teaching history to students in years 1 and 2. Through examining kitchens, milk and picnics as represented in the three sets of historical images, students ...