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Continuum of learning in History K–10

Stage outcomes

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Continuum of learning in History K–10

Early Stage 1 outcomes
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Stage 1 outcomes
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Stage 2 outcomes
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Stage 3 outcomes
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Stage 4 outcomes
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Stage 5 outcomes
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HTe-1 communicates stories of their own family heritage and the heritage of others
HT1-1 communicates an understanding of change and continuity in family life using appropriate historical terms
HT2-1 identifies celebrations and commemorations of significance in Australia and the world
HT3-1 describes and explains the significance of people, groups, places and events to the development of Australia
HT4-1 describes the nature of history and archaeology and explains their contribution to an understanding of the past
HT5-1 explains and assesses the historical forces and factors that shaped the modern world and Australia
 
HT1-2 identifies and describes significant people, events, places and sites in the local community over time
HT2-2 describes and explains how significant individuals, groups and events contributed to changes in the local community over time
HT3-2 describes and explains different experiences of people living in Australia over time
HT4-2 describes major periods of historical time and sequences events, people and societies from the past
HT5-2 sequences and explains the significant patterns of continuity and change in the development of the modern world and Australia
 
HT1-3 describes the effects of changing technology on people's lives over time
HT2-3 describes people, events and actions related to world exploration and its effects
HT3-3 identifies change and continuity and describes the causes and effects of change on Australian society
HT4-3 describes and assesses the motives and actions of past individuals and groups in the context of past societies
HT5-3 explains and analyses the motives and actions of past individuals and groups in the historical contexts that shaped the modern world and Australia
   
HT2-4 describes and explains effects of British colonisation in Australia
HT3-4 describes and explains the struggles for rights and freedoms in Australia, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
HT4-4 describes and explains the causes and effects of events and developments of past societies over time
HT5-4 explains and analyses the causes and effects of events and developments in the modern world and Australia
       
HT4-5 identifies the meaning, purpose and context of historical sources
HT5-5 identifies and evaluates the usefulness of sources in the historical inquiry process
       
HT4-6 uses evidence from sources to support historical narratives and explanations
HT5-6 uses relevant evidence from sources to support historical narratives, explanations and analyses of the modern world and Australia
       
HT4-7 identifies and describes different contexts, perspectives and interpretations of the past
HT5-7 explains different contexts, perspectives and interpretations of the modern world and Australia
HTe-2 demonstrates developing skills of historical inquiry and communication
HT1-4 demonstrates skills of historical inquiry and communication
 
HT2-5 applies skills of historical inquiry and communication
HT3-5 applies a variety of skills of historical inquiry and communication
HT4-8 locates, selects and organises information from sources to develop an historical inquiry
HT5-8 selects and analyses a range of historical sources to locate information relevant to an historical inquiry
       
HT4-9 uses a range of historical terms and concepts when communicating an understanding of the past
HT5-9 applies a range of relevant historical terms and concepts when communicating an understanding of the past
       
HT4-10 selects and uses appropriate oral, written, visual and digital forms to communicate about the past
HT5-10 selects and uses appropriate oral, written, visual and digital forms to communicate effectively about the past for different audiences