Year 9 History

LENGTH OF COURSE: One Semester Compulsory

ASSUMED BACKGROUND: Nil

CURRICULUM CHARGES:  Nil

CONTENT:
Course content will be a selection of the following:

Knowledge and Understanding:
Learners explore the making of the modern world from 1750 to 1918. Through ‘Movements of people’ are introduced to periods of industrialisation and rapid change in the way people lived, worked, and thought. In ‘Making a Nation’ learners focus on our nation’s early history and journey to self-governance, through the experiences of first nations, European and non-European Australians. Finally, learners complete a depth study of World War I, 1914–1918 and its Impacts on Australians.

Inquiry and Skills:
Students sequence events, develop an inquiry question, gain information from sources and develop texts that use historical terms, evidence and referenced sources

 

ASSESSMENT TYPES

Historical Inquiry:
Develop an inquiry where information is organised and presented as a conclusion. Historical terms and concepts, evidence identified in sources, and referenced sources are included

Historical Skills:
May include a timeline, timed test, descriptive journal, artefact statement, source, analysis or explanation