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History 3-4

Course reserves to compliment the teaching of history for years 3 and 4, as per the Victorian Curriculum.

History / Levels 3 and 4 / Historical Concepts and Skills / Historical sources as evidence

Identify the origin and content features of primary sources when describing the significance of people, places and events.


Using historical terms such as immigration, exploration, development, settlement and naming days of commemoration and emblems when speaking, writing, and illustrating.

Using and understanding the meaning of acronyms, for example, NAIDOC and ANZAC.

Identifying sources to investigate change in the community in the past, such as photographs, maps, and the remains of buildings.

Analysing a range of sources to locate information about the people, places and events in their community’s present and past, for example photographs, maps and oral histories,.

Using information technologies to organise information and make connections, for example, creating tables in word processing software and concept mapping.

Identifying sources to investigate the story of the First Fleet and its arrival, such as paintings, maps, written records/accounts.

The list of resources on this page is not exhaustive.

VCHHC067 Resources

Level 1Books and eBooksUse these books to help with your understanding!

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