(source ACARA Australian
Curriculum: History v.4)
Chloe Mauger (nee Bird) 1937
Using Old Farm Strawberry Hill (OFSH), Albany as an example, students explore, recognise and appreciate the
history of the place.
They examine the remains of the past and
consider why the place should be preserved.
The content provides opportunities to
develop historical understanding through key
continuity and change,
cause and effect, perspectives,
concepts will be investigated within the historical context of Old Farm Strawberry Hill (OFSH)
to facilitate an understanding of the past and to provide a focus for historical inquiries.
The two strands of Historical Skills and
Historical Knowledge and Understanding are interrelated and should be taught in an integrated way; they may be
integrated across learning areas and in ways that are appropriate to the place. The order and detail in which they
are taught are programming decisions.
Students will use the following KEY
INQUIRY QUESTIONS to discover:
What aspects of the past can you see today? What do they tell
What remains of the past are important to the local community?
How have changes in technology shaped our daily
This program allows students to develop
historical skills through key concepts appropriate to their age and ability.
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objects and events
past, present and future
Pose questions about
the past using sources provided
Explore a range of
sources about the past
Identify and compare
features of objects from the past and present
Explore a point of
Develop a narrative
about the past
Use a range of
communication forms (oral, graphic, written, role play) and digital technologies
Each section of this program notes the relevant general capabilities (GC), cross-curriculum priorities (CCP) and
links to other learning areas (OLA)