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History / Year 7 / Historical Skills / Chronology, terms and concepts

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Curriculum content descriptions

Use historical terms and concepts (ACHHS206)

Elaborations
  • defining and using terms such as BC (Before Christ), AD (anno Domini), BCE (Before Common Era), and CE (Common Era); prehistory (before the period of textual recording) and history (the period beginning with named individuals and textual recording)
  • defining and using concepts such as slavery, divine right, source (where a historian finds information) and evidence (the information that is used by the historian)
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
ScOT terms

Word meanings,  Concepts

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Yulunga: kalkadoon kee'an

In areas of north Queensland, a game of throwing skill was played. A large bone, such as an emu shinbone (with twine attached to it) was thrown over a net (used to catch emus) into a pit or hole. Considering the distance to the hole, great skill was required to correctly aim the bone and ensure that it did not touch the ...