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Years 7–10 Life Skills outcomes tables

Years 7–10 Life Skills Outcomes

Objectives:
Students:

  • develop knowledge and understanding of the nature of history and significant changes and developments from the past, the modern world and Australia
  • develop knowledge and understanding of ideas, movements, people and events that shaped past civilisations, the modern world and Australia

Life Skills outcomes
A student:

HTLS-1 recognises personal connections to history
HTLS-2 demonstrates an understanding of time and chronology
HTLS-3 investigates how people lived in various societies from the past
HTLS-4 explores the features of a particular society or time
HTLS-5 recognises the significance of people and events in the past
HTLS-6 explores the significance of changes and developments in the past

Objective:
Students:

  • develop skills to undertake the process of historical inquiry

Life Skills outcomes
A student:

HTLS-7 recognises a variety of historical sources
HTLS-8 uses sources to understand the past
HTLS-9 recognises different perspectives of people, events and issues
HTLS-10 uses a variety of strategies to locate and select information for an historical investigation

Objective:
Students:

  • develop skills to communicate their understanding of history

Life Skills outcomes
A student:

HTLS-11 uses historical terms to describe the past
HTLS-12 investigates the past using historical skills
HTLS-13 selects and uses a variety of strategies to organise and communicate information about the past


Years 7–10 Life Skills and related Syllabus Outcomes

Objectives
Students:

  • develop knowledge and understanding of the nature of history and significant changes and developments from the past, the modern world and Australia
  • develop knowledge and understanding of ideas, movements, people and events that shaped past civilisations, the modern world and Australia

Life Skills outcomes
A student:

Related Stage 4/5 outcomes
A student:

HTLS-1 recognises personal connections to history
HT4-1 describes the nature of history and archaeology and explains their contribution to an understanding of the past
HTLS-2 demonstrates an understanding of time and chronology
HT4-2 describes major periods of historical time and sequences events, people and societies from the past
HTLS-3 investigates how people lived in various societies from the past

HTLS-4 explores the features of a particular society or time
HT4-3 describes and assesses the motives and actions of past individuals and groups in the context of past societies

HT5-1 explains and assesses the historical forces and factors that shaped the modern world and Australia
HTLS-5 recognises the significance of people and events in the past
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
HTLS-6 explores the significance of changes and developments in the past
HT4-4 describes and explains the causes and effects of events and developments of past societies over time

HT5-2 sequences and explains the significant patterns of continuity and change in the development of the modern world and Australia

HT5-4 explains and analyses the causes and effects of events and developments in the modern world and Australia

Objective
Students:

  • develop skills to undertake the process of historical inquiry

Life Skills outcomes
A student:

Related Stage 4/5 outcomes
A student:

HTLS-7 recognises a variety of historical sources
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
HTLS-8 uses sources to understand the past
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
HTLS-9 recognises different perspectives of people, events and issues
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
HTLS-10 uses a variety of strategies to locate and select information for an historical investigation
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

Objective
Students:

  • develop skills to communicate their understanding of history

Life Skills outcomes
A student:

Related Stage 4/5 outcomes
A student:

HTLS-11 uses historical terms to describe the past

HTLS-12 investigates the past using historical skills
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
HTLS-13 selects and uses a variety of strategies to organise and communicate information about 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