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.
In this unit students explore the following concepts;
In this lesson, students will be introduced to the unit and will understand what is meant by historical interest.
In this lesson, students will conduct their own research to find local people and places of historical interest.
In this lesson, students will learn how to pose an inquiry question to a local person of historical interest.
Students will conduct research on their historical person of interest and answer their inquiry questions.
In this lesson, students will select a local historical place of interest.
In this lesson, students will go for a walk around their local community to find a place of historical interest.