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Mentone Girls' Grammar School | Kerferd Library

History F-2

Course reserves to compliment the teaching of history from Foundation through to Year 2, as per the Victorian Curriculum.

History / Foundation to Level 2 / Historical Concepts and Skills / Chronology

Sequence significant events about personal and family history to create a chronological narrative.          


Ordering significant personal events or milestones using photographs or drawings, for example, walking, talking, the birth of a sibling, moving house, an illness, an achievement, first day at school.

Identifying dates and changes that have personal significance, for example, birthdays, moving house, changing schools, religious and school holidays, marking these on a calendar and counting down time, as well as noting that events of personal significance may differ according to children’s cultural backgrounds.

Creating a timeline, slideshow or story using photos.

Relating a story about life in their parent’s or grandparent’s time (orally or through pictures and photographs).

Inquiring from members of their families where they were born and raised.

The following list of resources is not exhaustive.

VCHHC053 - Picture Story Books and eBooks

Level 1Books and eBooksUse these picture story books and eBooks to explore chronological narrative!

Family and school - Books and eBooks

Level 1Books and eBooksUse these books and eBooks to explore families and schools!

Then and now: Books and eBooks

Level 1Books and eBooksUse these books and eBooks to explore the concept of then and now!

Then and now: Online resources


When using this video don't forget to cite and reference your sources. For more information and help see the Kerferd Library referencing guide and / or CiteMaker.

In text citation: (NFSA Films, 2013) or NFSA Films (2013)

Bibliography / Reference list: NFSA Films. (2013). Home movies: Children's parties through time [Video file]. Retrieved from

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