HistoryYears 5 - 6Australia as a NationContributors to our DevelopmentContributors to our Development

Everyday Heroes

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Teaching Notes

Key Concepts, Skills and Understandings

The students examine the Hero’s Journey as a structure for storytelling. They research an influential person from the 20th century and create a narrative account based on researched information and referring to real characters and events. They reflect on what they have learnt and the contribution of everyday heroes to the development of Australian society.
The key concept addressed in this lesson is significance.

Focus Question

How have people contributed to Australia’s development as a society?

Australian National Curriculum

ACHASSI122, ACHASSK137, ACHASSI137, ACHASSI126, ACHASSI123

NSW Syllabus

HT3-5

Victorian Curriculum

VCCCC087, VCCCC096

Subject

History

Years

5 - 6

Topic

Australia as a Nation

Unit

Contributors to our Development

Lesson Name

Everyday Heroes

Lesson Time

90 mins

Author

Inquisitive Team

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