CLab21 – the Chinese Question

Secondary KLA:
Human Society and its Environment
Educational levels:
Year 9

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A collaborative resource engaging students in 21st century learning skills supporting the use of Google Apps in the classroom. This Stage 5 History resource examines the experiences of Chinese migrants in Colonial Australia. Students play the role of a committee established to investigate the causes of tension between Chinese migrants and European Australians.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(HT5-1) explains and assesses the historical forces and factors that shaped the modern world and Australia

(HT5-4) explains and analyses the causes and effects of events and developments in the modern world and Australia

(HT5-5) identifies and evaluates the usefulness of sources in the historical inquiry process

(HT5-6) uses relevant evidence from sources to support historical narratives, explanations and analyses of the modern world and Australia

(HT5-7) explains different contexts, perspectives and interpretations of the modern world and Australia

(HT5-10) selects and uses appropriate oral, written, visual and digital forms to communicate effectively about the past for different audiences

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACDSEH089) The experiences of non-Europeans in Australia prior to the 1900s (such as the Japanese, Chinese, South Sea Islanders, Afghans)

More information

Resource type:
Interactive Resource
Audience:
learner, teacher
ScOT topics:
Australian history, Significant people, Primary sources, Collaborative learning, Historical inquiry, Migration, Racial discrimination
Activities:
Analysis, Collaborative Internet project, Communication activity, Critical thinking activity, Data manipulation and interpretation, Problem solving, Project, Research project, Roleplay
Language/s:
en-AU
Author:
State of NSW, Department of Education
Publisher:
State of NSW, Department of Education
Date created:
Friday, 9 November 2018

Resource ID: 93b7d024-4542-43b3-956f-b5751ffb9ee3