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History / Year 9 / Historical Skills / Perspectives and interpretations

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Curriculum content descriptions

Identify and analyse different historical interpretations (including their own) (ACHHS173)

Elaborations
  • recognising that historical interpretations may be provisional
  • examining different accounts of eighteenth-century journeys to Australia (for example, ships’ logs; diaries; recorded testimonies of male and female convicts, and officers; and explaining the variations in perspective which can lead to different historical interpretations
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Critical thinking,  Explanations (Factual texts),  Historiography

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