History / Foundation to Level 2 / Historical Concepts and Skills / Historical significance
Identify the significance of a person and/or place in the local community.
Describing a significant person or place from their community’s past, for example, a short report on a building of significance describing when, where, why, who built it, and why it is valued, or a biography on a significant individual.
Identifying place and street names in the local community and discovering their origin and meaning, for example, names that are linked to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, such as Eurobodalla National Park; historical events such as Deadman’s Creek, early settlers, and political, religious and social figures.
The following list of resources is not exhaustive.
Use these books and eBooks to get your research started!