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History / Year 7 / Historical Skills / Perspectives and interpretations

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Curriculum content descriptions

Identify and describe points of view, attitudes and values in primary and secondary sources (ACHHS212)

Elaborations
  • identifying the possible meaning of images and symbols in primary sources
  • identifying the perspective in a historical source, such as the saying of Confucius, ‘women and underlings are especially difficult to handle’, and discussing the values and attitudes of the society that produced it
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
  • Ethical understanding Ethical understanding
ScOT terms

Historical sources,  Attitudes,  Values (Psychology),  Impartiality

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