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NSW Syllabuses

Outcomes

Early Stage 1
outcomes

A student:

Stage 1
outcomes

A student:

Stage 2
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A student:

Stage 3
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A student:

Stage 4
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A student:

Stage 5
outcomes

A student:
  • communicates stories of their own family heritage and the heritage of others

    HTe-1
  • communicates an understanding of change and continuity in family life using appropriate historical terms

    HT1-1
  • identifies celebrations and commemorations of significance in Australia and the world

    HT2-1
  • describes and explains the significance of people, groups, places and events to the development of Australia

    HT3-1
  • describes the nature of history and archaeology and explains their contribution to an understanding of the past

    HT4-1
  • explains and assesses the historical forces and factors that shaped the modern world and Australia

    HT5-1
  • identifies and describes significant people, events, places and sites in the local community over time

    HT1-2
  • describes and explains how significant individuals, groups and events contributed to changes in the local community over time

    HT2-2
  • describes and explains different experiences of people living in Australia over time

    HT3-2
  • describes major periods of historical time and sequences events, people and societies from the past

    HT4-2
  • sequences and explains the significant patterns of continuity and change in the development of the modern world and Australia

    HT5-2
  • describes the effects of changing technology on people's lives over time

    HT1-3
  • describes people, events and actions related to world exploration and its effects

    HT2-3
  • identifies change and continuity and describes the causes and effects of change on Australian society

    HT3-3
  • describes and assesses the motives and actions of past individuals and groups in the context of past societies

    HT4-3
  • explains and analyses the motives and actions of past individuals and groups in the historical contexts that shaped the modern world and Australia

    HT5-3
  • describes and explains effects of British colonisation in Australia

    HT2-4
  • describes and explains the struggles for rights and freedoms in Australia, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

    HT3-4
  • describes and explains the causes and effects of events and developments of past societies over time

    HT4-4
  • explains and analyses the causes and effects of events and developments in the modern world and Australia

    HT5-4
  • identifies the meaning, purpose and context of historical sources

    HT4-5
  • identifies and evaluates the usefulness of sources in the historical inquiry process

    HT5-5
  • uses evidence from sources to support historical narratives and explanations

    HT4-6
  • uses relevant evidence from sources to support historical narratives, explanations and analyses of the modern world and Australia

    HT5-6
  • identifies and describes different contexts, perspectives and interpretations of the past

    HT4-7
  • explains different contexts, perspectives and interpretations of the modern world and Australia

    HT5-7
  • demonstrates developing skills of historical inquiry and communication

    HTe-2
  • demonstrates skills of historical inquiry and communication

    HT1-4
  • applies skills of historical inquiry and communication

    HT2-5
  • applies a variety of skills of historical inquiry and communication

    HT3-5
  • locates, selects and organises information from sources to develop an historical inquiry

    HT4-8
  • selects and analyses a range of historical sources to locate information relevant to an historical inquiry

    HT5-8
  • uses a range of historical terms and concepts when communicating an understanding of the past

    HT4-9
  • applies a range of relevant historical terms and concepts when communicating an understanding of the past

    HT5-9
  • selects and uses appropriate oral, written, visual and digital forms to communicate about the past

    HT4-10
  • selects and uses appropriate oral, written, visual and digital forms to communicate effectively about the past for different audiences

    HT5-10