Links to the Australian Curriculum

Human rights

History

  • History / Year 9 / Historical Knowledge and Understanding / Australia and Asia / Making a nation Key events and ideas in the development of Australian self-government and democracy, including women's voting rights. ACDSEH091
  • History / Year 9 / Historical Skills / Chronology, terms and concepts Use historical terms and concepts. ACHHS165
  • History / Year 9 / Historical Skills / Historical questions and research Identify and locate relevant sources, using ICT and other methods. ACHHS168
  • History / Year 9 / Historical Skills / Analysis and use of sources Evaluate the reliability and usefulness of primary and secondary sources. ACHHS171
  • History / Year 9 / Historical Skills / Perspectives and interpretations Identify and analyse the perspectives of people from the past. ACHHS172
  • History / Year 9 / Historical Skills / Explanation and communication Develop texts, particularly descriptions and discussions that use evidence from a range of sources that are referenced. ACHHS174
  • History / Year 10 / Historical Knowledge and Understanding / Rights and freedoms / Rights and freedoms (1945 – the present) The origins and significance of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, including Australia’s involvement in the development of the declaration. ACDSEH023
  • The continuing nature of efforts to secure civil rights and freedoms in Australia and throughout the world, such as the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (2007). ACDSEH143
  • History / Year 10 / Historical Skills / Chronology, terms and concepts Use historical terms and concepts. ACHHS183
  • History / Year 10 / Historical Skills / Historical questions and research Identify and locate relevant sources, using ICT and other methods. ACHHS186
  • History / Year 10 / Historical Skills / Analysis and use of sources Evaluate the reliability and usefulness of primary and secondary sources. ACHHS189
  • History / Year 10 / Historical Skills / Perspectives and interpretations Identify and analyse the perspectives of people from the past. ACHHS190
  • History / Year 10 / Historical Skills / Explanation and communication Develop texts, particularly descriptions and discussions that use evidence from a range of sources that are referenced. ACHHS192

English

  • English / Year 9 / Language / Text structure and organisation Understand that authors innovate with text structures and language for specific purposes and effects. ACELA1553
  • English / Year 9 / Literacy / Interacting with others Use interaction skills to present and discuss an idea and to influence and engage an audience by selecting persuasive language, varying voice tone, pitch, and pace, and using elements such as music and sound effects. ACELY1811
  • English / Year 9 / Literacy / Interpreting, analysing, evaluating Interpret, analyse and evaluate how different perspectives of issue, event, situation, individuals or groups are constructed to serve specific purposes in texts. ACELY1742
  • Use comprehension strategies to interpret and analyse texts, comparing and evaluating representations of an event, issue, situation or character in different texts. ACELY1744
  • Explore and explain the combinations of language and visual choices that authors make to present information, opinions and perspectives in different texts. ACELY1745
  • English / Year 9 / Literacy / Creating texts Create imaginative, informative and persuasive texts that present a point of view and advance or illustrate arguments, including texts that integrate visual, print and/or audio features. ACELY1746
  • English / Year 10 / Language / Language for interaction Understand how language use can have inclusive and exclusive social effects, and can empower or disempower people. ACELA1564
  • English / Year 10 / Literacy / Interacting with others Use organisation patterns, voice and language conventions to present a point of view on a subject, speaking clearly, coherently and with effect, using logic, imagery and rhetorical devices to engage audiences. ACELY1813
  • English / Year 10 / Literacy / Interpreting, analysing, evaluating Identify and analyse implicit or explicit values, beliefs and assumptions in texts and how these are influenced by purposes and likely audiences. ACELY1752
  • Use comprehension strategies to compare and contrast information within and between texts, identifying and analysing embedded perspectives, and evaluating supporting evidence. ACELY1754
  • English / Year 10 / Literacy / Creating texts Create sustained texts, including texts that combine specific digital or media content, for imaginative, informative, or persuasive purposes that reflect upon challenging and complex issues. ACELY1756

General capabilities

  • Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability
  • Information and communication technology capability

Cross-curriculum priotities

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures
  • Asia and Australia´s engagement with Asia

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