In this lesson, students will investigate who the first Australian's were and what life would be like without european settlement.

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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


VCHHK072

The significance of Country and Place to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who belong to a local area


GE2-2

Describes the ways people, places and environments interact


ACHASSK062

The importance of Country/Place to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples who belong to a local area


VCHHK073

A significant example of change and a significant example of continuity over time in the local community, region or state/territory


HT2-2

Describes and explains how significant individuals, groups and events contributed to changes in the local community over time


VCHHK074

The role that people of diverse backgrounds have played in the development and character of the local community and/or other societies


ACHASSK063

How the community has changed and remained the same over time and the role that people of diverse backgrounds have played in the development and character of the local community


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