This unit is based on the Year 2 Australian Curriculum HASS Inquiry Skills, Knowledge and Understandings. Students explore people and places of historical interest. They pose inquiry questions that encourage deeper investigation, as well as create an information report and a digital presentation. Students design a brochure for a historical tour, encompassing the skills and knowledge learnt in this unit. They communicate their ideas through the presentation of their research, provide feedback to their peers and self-reflect on their achievement.

9 x 1 hour lessons
Cross curriculum
17x resources/worksheets
Overview

In this unit students explore the following concepts;

  • What is the meaning of ‘historical interest’?
  • What are people and places of historical interest in our local area?
  • What is the significance of the value of historical interests for present generations?
  • What does the person or place of historical interest tell us about the past?