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History / Year 10 / Historical Skills / Chronology, terms and concepts

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Curriculum content descriptions

Use historical terms and concepts (ACHHS183)

Elaborations
  • defining and using terms and concepts such as ‘liberation’, ‘human rights’, ‘popular culture’ and ‘contestability’
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
ScOT terms

Concepts

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Uncovering a chapter of the Holocaust

What happened to the Jewish population of Vienna, Austria's capital, during World War II? Its members were among the estimated six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust. In this clip from 2007, find out about the prolonged campaign of historian Tina Walzer to reclaim Vienna's Jewish heritage. The clip is the first of two.

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Calls grow for Indigenous recognition in Australia

Discover why many Australians believe the time has come to change the Australian Constitution to recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories. This program from January 2012 examines the debate about how this change might be achieved. It looks at the growing call for our constitution to recognise and advance ...

Interactive Resource

Laptop wrap – the Stolen Generations

A page with a focus on the experiences of the Stolen Generations with supporting activities and links to resources.

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Legacy of Nazism in modern Vienna

Why did Nazis in Austria dig up hundreds of human remains from graves in Vienna's Währing Jewish cemetery? Join reporter Mark Corcoran as he visits a Viennese museum to search for the remains of an 18th-century Jewish baroness. He makes some disturbing discoveries there. This clip from 2007 is the second of two.

Assessment resource

Year 10 history assessment - Rights and freedoms in Australia

This is an assessment package that uses the Year 10 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 for the depth study 'Rights and Freedoms (1945 – present)'. Students plan and deliver a spoken presentation ...

Interactive Resource

Invictus Games Sydney 2018 – HSIE – Stage 5

This module, The modern world and Australia – Australia's involvement in recent conflict, explores Australia's involvement in contemporary conflict and peacekeeping missions, the role of service personnel through time and stories of contemporary service personnel who are competing in the Invictus Games Sydney 2018. This ...

Interactive resource

Secondary history: historical inquiry - research

These seven learning activities focus on research using a variety of tools (software) and devices (hardware), and illustrate the ways in which content, pedagogy and technology can be successfully and effectively integrated in order to promote learning. In the activities, teachers provide appropriate guidance and scaffolds ...

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The changing roles of women on Anzac Day

How have the stories and observances of Anzac Day changed to include women alongside men? During World War I and the years that followed, women had little involvement in Anzac Day events. In some instances, they were deliberately excluded! This has changed dramatically in recent decades. In this clip, women and men from ...

Teacher resource

Political rhetoric and propaganda - unit of work

This unit focuses on political propaganda and rhetoric used in Australia, particularly during the Second World War. It uses speeches, photos, posters and films to provide students with the opportunity to analyse the ways in which messages can be conveyed in wartime and encourages them to be more critical of the information ...

Video

Blood Brothers - From Little Things Big Things Grow, 1993: Singing history

This clip shows Kev Carmody, an Indigenous singer and songwriter, explaining how he uses music to tell the missing history of Indigenous Australians. Carmody is shown in a library reflecting on an 'alien's view' of Australia, a sketch of the Australian landscape made by an early European settler. Archival photographs of ...

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Special Aboriginal Platoon, Wangaratta, 1940

This black-and-white photograph from the Second World War shows an Australian Military Forces platoon composed exclusively of Aboriginal volunteers. The photograph was taken at Number 9 Camp at Wangaratta in Victoria in December 1940. The soldiers are wearing formal parade attire and holding their bayoneted rifles over ...