Investigating the Ancient Past

Secondary KLA:
Human Society and its Environment
Educational levels:
Year 7, Year 8

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Stage 4 Depth Study 1 - a unit of work developed around the skills used by historians and archaeologists.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(HT4-1) describes the nature of history and archaeology and explains their contribution to an understanding of the past

(HT4-5) identifies the meaning, purpose and context of historical sources

(HT4-6) uses evidence from sources to support historical narratives and explanations

(HT4-8) locates, selects and organises information from sources to develop an historical inquiry

(HT4-9) uses a range of historical terms and concepts when communicating an understanding of the past

(HT4-10) selects and uses appropriate oral, written, visual and digital forms to communicate about the past

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACDSEH001) How historians and archaeologists investigate history, including excavation and archival research

More information

Resource type:
Teacher guide
Audience:
teacher
ScOT topics:
Archaeology, Archaeologists, Ancient history, Historical inquiry, Historians
File type:
application/pdf
Language/s:
en-AU
Author:
State of NSW, Department of Education
Publisher:
State of NSW, Department of Education
Date created:
Thursday, 10 October 2013

Resource ID: 04ab8ae4-8bbe-4d80-a64a-d5183527050b