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Primary KLA:
Human Society and its Environment
Secondary KLA:
Human Society and its Environment
Educational levels:
Year 5, Year 6, Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10

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This resource is a webpage with information, study guide and resources on the process of analysing and evaluating historical sources to support Stage 3, 4 and 5 HSIE and the Australian Curriculum: History.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(HT3-5) applies a variety of skills of historical inquiry and communication

(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

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACHHS100) Identify questions to inform an historical inquiry

(ACHHS101) Identify and locate a range of relevant sources

(ACHHS102) Locate information related to inquiry questions in a range of sources

(ACHHS103) Compare information from a range of sources

(ACHHS119) Identify questions to inform an historical inquiry

(ACHHS120) Identify and locate a range of relevant sources

(ACHHS122) Compare information from a range of sources.

(ACHHS150) Identify a range of questions about the past to inform a historical inquiry

(ACHHS151) Identify and locate relevant sources, using ICT and other methods

(ACHHS152) Identify the origin and purpose of primary and secondary sources

(ACHHS153) Locate, compare, select and use information from a range of sources as evidence

(ACHHS154) Draw conclusions about the usefulness of sources

(ACHHS166) Identify and select different kinds of questions about the past to inform historical inquiry

(ACHHS167) Evaluate and enhance these questions

(ACHHS168) Identify and locate relevant sources, using ICT and other methods

(ACHHS169) Identify the origin, purpose and context of primary and secondary sources

(ACHHS170) Process and synthesise information from a range of sources for use as evidence in an historical argument

(ACHHS171) Evaluate the reliability and usefulness of primary and secondary sources

(ACHHS172) Identify and analyse the perspectives of people from the past

(ACHHS207) Identify a range of questions about the past to inform a historical inquiry

(ACHHS208) Identify and locate relevant sources, using ICT and other methods

(ACHHS209) Identify the origin and purpose of primary and secondary sources

(ACHHS210) Locate, compare, select and use information from a range of sources as evidence

(ACHHS211) Draw conclusions about the usefulness of sources

(ACHHS212) Identify and describe points of view, attitudes and values in primary and secondary sources

More information

Resource type:
Interactive Resource
ScOT topics:
History, Historical sources
File type:
text/html
Language/s:
en-AU
Author:
NSW Curriculum and Learning Innovation Centre
Publisher:
State of NSW, Department of Education
Date created:
Wednesday, 31 October 2012

Resource ID: a7d937aa-f140-4f52-9d22-0f6d83c8f9aa