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History / Year 7 / Historical Skills / Explanation and communication

Curriculum content descriptions

Develop texts, particularly descriptions and explanations that use evidence from a range of sources that are acknowledged (ACHHS213)

Elaborations
  • outlining the significance of a past event, providing reasons for the event and referring to relevant evidence
  • describing the social structure of the ancient society, using evidence from sources such as artwork and written accounts
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Historical sources,  Creating texts,  Evidence,  Reasoning,  Explanations (Factual texts),  Factual descriptions

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