In this lesson, students will explore the boundaries of Australia both pre and post colonisation.

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Curriculum content descriptions

HT2-5

Applies skills of historical inquiry and communication


GE2-4

Acquires and communicates geographical information using geographical tools for inquiry


ACHASSI052

Pose questions to investigate people, events, places and issues


VCGGC074

Collect and record relevant geographical data and information from the field and other sources


ACHASSI053

Locate and collect information and data from different sources, including observations


ACHASSI055

Sequence information about people’s lives and events


VCHHC067

Identify the origin and content features of primary sources when describing the significance of people, places and events


ACHASSI056

Examine information to identify different points of view and distinguish facts from opinions


VCGGC076

Interpret maps and other geographical data and information to develop identifications, descriptions, explanations and conclusions, using geographical terminology including simple grid references, compass direction and distance


ACHASSI057

Interpret data and information displayed in different formats, to identify and describe distributions and simple patterns


ACHASSI058

Draw simple conclusions based on analysis of information and data


ACHASSI059

Interact with others with respect to share points of view


ACHASSI061

Present ideas, findings and conclusions in texts and modes that incorporate digital and non-digital representations and discipline-specific terms


VCGGK079

Representation of Australia as states and territories, and Australia’s major natural and human characteristics


GE2-1

Examines features and characteristics of places and environments


ACHASSK066

The representation of Australia as states and territories and as Countries/Places of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples; and major places in Australia, both natural and human


VCGGK084

Similarities and differences between places in terms of their type of settlement, demographic characteristics and the lives of the people who live there


GE2-3

Examines differing perceptions about the management of places and environments


ACHASSK069

The similarities and differences between places in terms of their type of settlement, demographic characteristics and the lives of the people who live there, and people’s perceptions of these places