Humanities and social sciences / Year 2 / Knowledge and Understanding / Geography

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Curriculum content descriptions

The idea that places are parts of Earth’s surface that have been named by people, and how places can be defined at a variety of scales (ACHASSK048)

Elaborations
  • examining the names of features and places in the local area, the meaning of these names and why they were chosen
  • investigating the names and meanings given to local features and places by the local Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Peoples
  • describing the scale of places, from the personal (home), the local (their suburb, town or district), the regional (state) to the national (country)
General capabilities
  • Numeracy Numeracy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Sense of place,  Place names

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