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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 / Historical sources as evidence

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


How the stories of families and the past can be communicated, for example through photographs, artefacts, books, oral histories, digital media, and museums.

Engaging with the oral traditions, painting and music of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and recognising that the past is communicated through stories passed down from generation to generation.

Sharing the story of an object from home, describing its importance to the family, for example, photographs, old toys, statues, medals, artwork, jewellery and creating a class museum.

Recognising that stories of the past may differ depending on who is telling them, for example, listening to stories about the same event related by two different people such as a mother and a grandmother.


The following list of resources is not exhaustive.

VCHHC054 - Books and eBooks

Level 1Books and eBooksUse these books and eBooks to get your research started!

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