Using Sources: A Crime Scene

Who doesn’t find themselves intrigued by a good mystery?! This History activity is about using clues as a way of analysing sources. This little activity is inspired by all the classic detective novels and crime solving TV shows that I love to read and watch – seriously, I couldn’t go past an episode of┬áCastle! I…

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History Early Stage 1: Personal Family History

Looking for an activity idea for Early Stage 1 History? Here’s one for both Early Stage 1 outcomes in the Australian History Syllabus which also draws on use of sources, empathetic understanding, communication, and continuity and change. Content: Identify and record similarities and differences between families. Compare and contrast various family groups through photographs and…

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History Stage 1: Celebrations

This post is to be the first in a series which I hope will provide lots of lesson ideas (using objects of course!) for History classes using the Australian Curriculum. And where better to start than with Stage 1 and the topic of family celebrations. This activity suits outcomes HT1-2 Identifies and describes significant people,…

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