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MontgomeryAnzac War HorsesWorld Teacher DayExplorer SturtFathers DayGallipoliKristallnachtLabour DayMothers DayNAIDOCNational Children’s WeekPearl HarbourSafe Work AustraliaThe $20 NoteThe $50 NoteCadburyAnzac DayTerra AustralisCaptain Cook War Horses (The Light Horse)Education for Indigenous People

Anzac Day & Field-Marshal Montgomery

Australian Curriculum Link Year Level KLA LINKS

History – Depth Study World War II

Key Questions

  1. What were the causes of World War II and what happened during the course of World War II?

Knowledge and Understandings

  • The experiences of Australians during World War II (such as Prisoners of War (POWs), the Battle of Britain, El Alamein, Kokoda, the Fall of Singapore)

Suggested Activities:

Character Self-Portrait

Assume the personality of Monty and complete details under the heading ‘All About me’.

Crossword – Vocabulary

10 History

ANZACS: War Horses

Australian Curriculum Link Year Level KLA LINKS

History

Key Questions

  1. What was the significance of World War I?

Knowledge and Understandings

  • Depth Studies: 3. World War I
  • The places where Australians fought and the nature of warfare during World War I, including the Gallipoli campaign (ACDSEH095)
  • The commemoration of World War I, including debates about the nature and significance of the ANZAC legend. (ACDSEH097)
9 History

English

World Teacher Day

Australian Curriculum Link Year Level KLA LINKS

History

Key Questions

  1. What contribution have significant individuals and groups made to the development of Australian society?

Knowledge and Understandings

  • The contribution of individuals and groups, including Aboriginal people and/or Torres Strait Islanders and migrants, to the development of Australian society, for example in areas such as the economy, education, science, the arts, sport.
6 History

Civics & Citizenship

Charles Sturt

Australian Curriculum Link Year Level KLA LINKS

History

Key Questions

  1. How did an Australian colony develop over time and why?
  2. What do we know about the lives of people in Australia’s colonial past ad how do we know?
  3. What were the significant events and who were the significant people that shaped Australian colonies?

Knowledge and Understandings

  • The nature of a convict or colonial presence, including the factors that influenced patterns of development, aspects of the daily life of the inhabitants  and how the environment changed (including Aboriginal Peoples and Torres Strait Islanders Peoples.

Suggested Activities:

Circle of Viewpoints:

Students consider what made Sturt stand out from other explorers.

 

5 History

Father’s Day

Australian Curriculum Link Year Level KLA LINKS

History

Key Questions

  1. How and why do people choose to remember significant events of the past?

Knowledge and Understandings

  • Days and weeks celebrated or commemorated in Australia (including Australia Day, ANZAC Day and National Sorry Day) and the importance of symbols and emblems.(ACHASSK064)

Suggested Activities:

Students consider how this presentation on Father’s Day has changed their thinking and reasons for a shift in ideas.

3 History

Gallipoli

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History

Key Questions

  1. What was the significance of World War I?

Knowledge and Understandings

  • Days and weeks celebrated or commemorated in Australia (including Australia Day, ANZAC Day and National Sorry Day) and the importance of symbols and emblems. (ACHASSK064)

Suggested Activities:

Why is it so?

Students explore a key point that stands out to them about the life of Chaplain Gillison and then explore why things unfolded the way they did?

3 History

History

Key Questions

  1. How did the nature of global conflict change during the twentieth century?

Knowledge and Understandings

  • Depth of Studies : 3. World War I.
  • The places where Australians fought and the nature of warfare during World War I, including the Gallipoli campaign (ACDSEH095)
  • The commemoration of World War I, including debates about the nature and significance of the ANZAC legend. (ACDSEH097)

 

 

10 History

Kristallnacht

Australian Curriculum Link Year Level KLA LINKS

History

Key Questions

  1. How did the nature of global conflict change during the twentieth century?

Knowledge and Understandings

  • The depth studies for this year level include: 1. World War II
  • An overview of the causes and course of World War II (ACDSEH024)
  • An examination of significant events of World War II,      including the Holocaust and use of the atomic bomb (ACDSEH107)

Suggested Activities:

See, Think, Wonder

Students reflect on what they see and think about details from the story of Uncle William’s response to Jewish racism. Then they wonder about an aspect of the story that captures their imagination.

 

10 History

Labour Day

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History

Key Questions

  1. How have key figures, events and values shaped Australian society, its systems of government and citizenship?

Knowledge and Understandings

  • The contribution of individuals and groups to the development of Australian society since Federation.(ACHASSI137)
  • Experiences of Australian democracy and citizenship, including the status and rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, migrants, women and children. (ACHASSI135)

Suggested Activities:

Brainsurf Questions:

Students generate questions about the life and experience on William Guthrie Spence.

6 History

Civics and Citizenship

Key Questions

  1. What principles of justice help to protect the individual’s rights to justice in Australia’s system of laws?

Citizenship, Diversity and Identity

  • How values including freedom, respect, inclusion, civility, responsibility, compassion, equality and a ‘fair go’, can promote cohesion within Australian society.(ACHCK052)
7 Civics & Citizenship

Mother’s Day

Australian Curriculum Link Year Level KLA LINKS

History

Key Questions

  1. How and why do people choose to remember significant events of the past?

Knowledge and Understandings

  • Days and weeks celebrated or commemorated in Australia (including Australia Day, ANZAC Day and National Sorry Day) and the importance of symbols and emblems.

Suggested Activities:

Feelies

Teacher selects a number of items related to mothering or motherhood. These are placed in a covered box. Students are blindfolded and asked to guess the object and what it has to do with mothers.

Cloze Passage.

3 History

NAIDOC

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History

Key Questions

  1. How and why do people choose to remember significant events of the past?

Knowledge and Understandings

  • Days and weeks celebrated or commemorated in Australia (including Australia Day, ANZAC Day  and National Sorry Day) and the importance of symbols and emblems.(ACHASSK064)

Suggested Activities:

5 Senses Chart

Students complete the chart with literal answers or using metaphors.

NAIDOC Week

Looks like….

Smells like….

Tastes like….

Feels like….

3 HistoryCCP -Indigenous Issues

National Children’s Week

Australian Curriculum Link Year Level KLA LINKS

History

Key Questions

  1. How and why do people choose to remember significant events of the past?

Knowledge and Understandings

  • Days and weeks celebrated or commemorated in Australia (including Australia Day, ANZAC Day and National Sorry Day) and the importance of symbols and emblems.(ACHASSK064)
3 History

Pearl Harbour

Australian Curriculum Link Year Level KLA LINKS

History – Depth Study World War II

Key Questions

  1. What were the causes of World War II and what happened during the course of World War II?

Knowledge and Understandings

  • The experiences of Australians during World War II (such as Prisoners of War (POWs), the Battle of Britain, El Alamein, Kokoda, the Fall of Singapore)
10 History

Safe Work Australia

Australian Curriculum Link Year Level KLA LINKS

History

Key Questions

  1. What principles of justice help to protect the individual’s rights to justice in Australia’s system of laws?

Citizenship, diversity and identity

  • How values including freedom, respect, inclusion, civility, responsibility, compassion, equality and a ‘fair go’, can promote cohesion within Australian society.(ACHCK052)

Suggested Activities:

Acrostic Facts.

Students write descriptive facts about SAFE WORK Australia. The first letter forms the first word in the sentence.

Some accidents can be avoided.

All we have to do is look after each other.

F

E

 

7 History

Civics and Citizenship

The $20 Note

Australian Curriculum Link Year Level KLA LINKS

History

Key Questions

  1. How have key figures, events and values shaped Australian society, its systems of government and citizenship?

Knowledge and Understandings

  • The contribution of individuals and groups to the development of Australian society since Federation.(ACHASSI137)
  • Experiences of Australian democracy and citizenship, including the status and rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, migrants, women and children. (ACHASSI135)
6 History

Civics and Citizenship

Key Questions

  1. What principles of justice help to protect the individual’s rights to justice in Australia’s system of laws?

Citizenship, Diversity and Identity

  • How values including freedom, respect, inclusion, civility, responsibility, compassion, equality and a ‘fair go’, can promote cohesion within Australian society.(ACHCK052)

Suggested Activities:

Bio-Poem

Bio-Poems help describe a character

Line 1: First name

Line 2: Four adjectives to describe

Line 3: Who finds…

Line 4: Who feels…

Line 5: Who needs…

Line 6: Who gives…

Line 7: Who enjoys…

Line 8: Who fears…

Line 9: Who would like to see…

Line 10: Surname

Find-a-Word

 

7 HistoryCivics and Citizenship

The $50 Note

Australian Curriculum Link Year Level KLA LINKS

History

Key Questions

  1. How and why do people choose to remember significant events of the past?

Knowledge and Understandings:

  • The role that people of diverse backgrounds have played in the development and character of the local community

Suggested Activities:

Reading Comprehension

Crossword – Vocabulary.

3 CCP – Indigenous IssuesHistory

History

Key Questions

  1. How have key figures, events and values shaped Australian society, its systems of government and citizenship?

Knowledge and Understandings

  • The contribution of individuals and groups to the development of Australian society since Federation.(ACHASSI137)
  • Experiences of Australian democracy and citizenship, including the status and rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, migrants, women and children. (ACHASSI135)

 

6 History CCP – Indigenous Issues

Cadbury

Australian Curriculum Link Year Level KLA LINKS

History

Key Questions

  1. How did new ideas and technological developments contribute to change in this period?

Knowledge and Understandings:

  • Depth Studies: Making a Better World? (The Industrial Revolution)
  • The emergence and nature of key ideas in the period, with a particular focus on ONE of the following: capitalism, socialism, egalitarianism, nationalism, imperialism, Darwinism, Chartism (ACDSEH019)
  • The role of an individual or group in the promotion of ONE od these key ideas, and the responses to it from, for example, workers, entrepreneurs, land owners, religious groups (ACDSEH087)

Suggested Activities:

Compass Thinking

  • Students consider the actions and motivations of Cadbury family members.

ANZAC Day

Australian Curriculum Link Year Level KLA LINKS

History

Key Questions

  1. How and why do people choose to remember significant events of the past?

Knowledge and Understandings:

  • Days and weeks celebrated or commemorated in Australia (including Australia Day, ANZAC Day, Harmony Week, National Reconciliation Week, NAIDOC week and National Sorry Day) and the importance of symbols and emblems.(ACHASSK064)

Suggested Activities:

I used to be…

Students write five or more statements that demonstrate changes experienced by a soldier returning from World War I.

I used to be ….but now I am….

3 History

English

History

Key Questions

  1. What was the significance of World War I?

Knowledge and Understandings

  • Depth Studies: 3. World War I
  • The places where Australians fought and the nature of warfare during World War I, including the Gallipoli campaign (ACDSEH095)
  • The commemoration of World War I, including debates about the nature and significance of the ANZAC legend. (ACDSEH097)

Terra Australis

Australian Curriculum Link Year Level KLA LINKS

History

Key Questions

  1. Why did the great journeys of exploration occur?

Knowledge and Understandings

  • The journey(s) AT LEAST ONE world navigator, explorer or trader up to the late eighteenth century, including their contacts with other societies and any impacts (ACHASSI084)
4 History

English

Captain Cook

Australian Curriculum Link Year Level KLA LINKS

History

Key Questions

  1. Why did the great journeys of exploration occur?

Knowledge and Understandings

  • The journey(s) AT LEAST ONE world navigator, explorer or trader up to the late eighteenth century, including their contacts with other societies and any impacts (ACHASSI084))
4 History

English

ANZACS: War Horses (The Light Horse)

Australian Curriculum Link Year Level KLA LINKS

History

Key Questions

  1. What was the significance of World War I?

Knowledge and Understandings

  • Depth Studies: 3. World War I
  • The places where Australians fought and the nature of warfare during World War I, including the Gallipoli campaign (ACDSEH095)

 

9 History

English

Education for Indigenous People

Australian Curriculum Link Year Level KLA LINKS

History

Key Questions

  1. How have key figures, events and values shaped Australian society, its systems of government and citizenship?

Knowledge and Understandings

  • The contribution of individuals and groups to the development of Australian society since Federation.(ACHASSI137)
  • Experiences of Australian democracy and citizenship, including the status and rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, migrants, women and children. (ACHASSI135)
6 History

Civics and Citizenship

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