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    • Historical Skills in the Australian Curriculum
      A summary of the historical skills as presented in the Australian Curriuclum: History
      Annabel Astbury | History Teachers’ Association of Victoria
    • Content Structure (Years 7 – 10)
      Year Level
      Key inquiry questions
      Overviews
      Depth studies
      Historical knowledge and understanding
      Strands
      Historical skills
      Content Structure | Annabel Astbury 2011
    • Historical Skills
      These 5 skills are present at each Year Level (7 – 10)
      Skills development occurs over 2 year bands.
      Chronology terms and concepts
      Historical questions and research
      Analysis and use of sources
      Perspectives and interpretations
      Explanation and communication
      Content Structure | Annabel Astbury 2011
    • Chronology terms and concepts
      Historical Skills
      Years 7 -8
      Years 9 - 10
      Sequence historical events and periods
      Sequence events chronologically to demonstrate the relationship between events in different periods and places and periods
      Use historical terms and concepts
      Use historical terms and concepts
      Content Structure | Annabel Astbury 2011
    • Historical questions and research
      Historical Skills
      Years 7 -8
      Years 9 - 10
      Identify a range of differentquestions about the past to inform an historical inquiry
      Identify a range of questions about the past to inform an historical inquiry
      Identify and locate relevant sources, using ICT and other methods
      Evaluate and enhance these questions
      Identify and locate relevant sources, using ICT and other methods
      Content Structure | Annabel Astbury 2011
    • Analysis and use of sources
      Historical Skills
      Years 7 -8
      Years 9-10
      Identify the origin and purpose of primary and secondary sources
      Identify the origin and purpose of primary and secondary sources
      Locate, select and use information from a range of sources as evidence
      Process and synthesise information from a range of sources for use as evidence in an historical argument
      Draw conclusions about the usefulness of sources
      Evaluate the reliability and usefulness of primary and secondary sources
      Content Structure | Annabel Astbury 2011
    • Perspectives and Interpretations
      Historical Skills
      Years 7 -8
      Identify and describe points of view, values and attitudes in primary and secondary sources
      Years 9 - 10
      Identify and analyse the perspectives of people from the past
      Identify and analyse different historical interpretations (including their own)
      Content Structure | Annabel Astbury 2011
    • Explanation and communication
      Historical Skills
      Years 7-8
      Develop historical texts, particularly descriptions and explanations that use evidence from a range of sources
      Identify and locate relevant sources, using ICT and other methods
      Years 9-10
      Develop historical texts, particularly descriptions and explanations that use evidence from a range of sources
      Select and use a range of communication forms (oral, graphic, written) and digital technologies
      Content Structure | Annabel Astbury 2011
    • For more information
      ACARA | www.acara.edu.au
      VCAA | www.vcaa.vic.edu.au
      HTAV | www.htav.asn.au
      Content Structure | Annabel Astbury 2011