WHY STUDY HISTORY?Senior Courses in the Faculty of History:Modern History 2 UnitAncient History 2 UnitAboriginal Studies 2 UnitPsychology General (Criminology) 1 Unit(non ATAR)Martial Arts Studies (2 units Non- ATAR
Over 100 historical characters (artists, musicians, scientists,politicians) who have shaped our world are in this picture.Q. How many do you recognize?Q. What are the benefits of learning about such people in theclassroom?
Ancient History Preliminary Course• Investigating the Past: History, Archaeology and Science (e.g. Did Aliens Build the Pyramids?)• Case Studies : like ancient remains Tutankhamen’s tomb Homer and the Trojan War• Ancient Societies Rome Ancient China in the Qin and Han Dynasties• Historical Investigation Historical Movie Study
Ancient History HSC course• Core topic Cities of Pompeii and Vesuvius• Ancient Personality – Akhenaton or Hatshepsut• Ancient Society – Sparta, Minoan Crete• Historical Period – New Kingdom Egypt, Rome or Ancient Greece
Ancient History Learning Activities• Historical Reconstruction• Historical Board Games• Film Studies• Mystery Investigations• Internet, Youtube• Discussions• You get taught by the BEST Ancient History Teachers at Fairvale
LEADS TO PROFESSIONS In• Journalism • Movie Producer• Law • Movie Director• Drama • Archaeologist• Psychology • Anthropologist• Child care • Writer• Politician • Town Planning• Policy Writing • Architect • And Many More
WHAT NOW?Choose your subjects carefully - consider• Your interests• Career goals (do I need an ATAR course?)• Writing requirements (essays in ATAR courses!)• Speak to your teachers & current senior students & past students• Review these presentations on FVHS e- learning, and the Fairvale website.• Come along to the Parent Information Night (next Wednesday)