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Australian History Curriculum

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Cathy Coleman

on 21 October 2012

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Transcript of Australian History Curriculum

Join the CSS voyage of discovery Discover the Australian History Curriculum 1.To explain of how the history curriculum will fit into your weekly program - time allocation & alignment with SOSE

2.To explore the Australian History Curriculum intent and content (knowledge and understanding and skills)

3. To navigate through year level overviews to understand year level content Aim EQ & C2C aligned time allocation

Prep - Year 2 = 20hrs per year (0.5hrs/wk)
Year 3 - Year 6 = 40hrs per year (1hr/wk)
Year 7 - Year 9 = 50hrs per year (1.25hrs/wk) Time? When can we fit History into our timetable? Australian History Curriculum & SOSE History

time, continuity & change Social Sciences
Geography, Civics & citizenship,business & economics (cc) photo by medhead on Flickr Organisation of the Australian History Curriculum Australian History Curriculum & EYCG History
Knowledge & understanding EYCG
Social & personal learning: Social learning (understanding diversity)
Social & personal learning: Personal learning (cc) photo by medhead on Flickr History

Historical skills Active learning processes: Thinking Organisation Rationale Aim Historical Knowledge & understanding
The what Historical Skills
The how - process Inquiry Questions Key ideas? Content http://www.wordle.net/create 1st paragraph - structure of curriculum 2nd paragraph - links to SOSE Year level
description Content Descriptors Achievement standards read through year level overviews
identify the content for each unit
place your overview graphic on the timeline Year Level Overviews Informed by Content Descriptors & Achievement Standards

1. Highlight the assessment that aligns with the knowledge & understanding

2. Use a different colour to highlight the assessment that aligns with the Historical Skills Assessment 60 000BC 1800s Early Aboriginal people & Torres Strait Islander peoples to 1800s (cc) image by jantik on Flickr Ancient Worlds Movement of people &
European exploration
& colonisation Colonial Australia after 1900s Australia as a nation Community
History Personal, family &
community History Present Since colonisation Frames the content descriptors Informs the inquiry in unit & lessons Connects story across year levels - Chronological framework Paragraph 1
Expected learning by the end of year Paragraph 2
Expectations of learning - sophistication of knowledge of skills Part 2: Unpacking the History
C2C Unit & Time tabling Aims 1. To understand the learning demands for the History C2C Unit 1.

2, To organise the History Curriculum into your weekly time table C2C History Unit 1 Making connections Pre-assessment Locates unit in time and place Investigating the evidence Setting the scene Relevant sources that provide information for investigation comparison of information and identification of perspectives and sources Drawing conclusions enables findings to be collated and communicated Lesson Organisation 2. Ideas for monitoring - linked to evidence Supporting Learning Resources (SLR)

1. Important background information
2. Suggested focus questions
3. Suggested pedagogy
4. Elaborations on Historical skills , knowledge & understanding & suggested modelling & teaching
5. Teacher notes to assist teacher
3. Learning alerts - flag problems students might have with content 4. Suggested next steps for learning - suggested solutions Lessons 1. Lesson Objectives & evidence of learning 5. Ideas for differentiation - how to scaffold or extend students

6. Example resources - to assist with student learning

Your Task 1. Identify the learning demands of unit 1.
2. Decide on an appropriate pre-assessment task
3. Identify learning demands for assessment.
4. Develop appropriate lesson sequence following the 4 lesson stages. I DO WE DO WE DO YOU DO 1. Unit outline - directly linked to Historical Skills & Knowledge & Understanding 4. Year level description - AC
5. Content descriptions - Historical Knowledge & Understanding & Historical Skills - AC (cc) photo by tudor on Flickr 2. Inquiry questions - AC

3. Weblink to learning place - unpacking unit 6. Year Level Achievement Standard - AC expectations by the end of the year
7. Teaching strategies & learning experiences 8. Assessment task summary & criteria sheet - directly linked to Historical Knowledge & Understanding & Historical Skills
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