HistoryYears 3 - 4Community and RemembranceCommunity and Remembrance

Australian Celebrations and Commemorations

Subject

History

Years

3 - 4

Topic

Community and Remembrance

Unit

Australian Celebrations and Commemorations

Number of Lessons

3

Author

Inquisitive Team

Status

Published

Overview

In this unit, students explore the historical features and diversity of their community as represented by symbols and emblems of significance and the different celebrations and commemorations held in Australia. They will investigate the origins of our state and national emblems and flags and also conduct an inquiry process on a significant Australian celebration or commemoration, for example, Anzac Day, Australia Day or Sorry Day.

Key Inquiry Question

How and why do people choose to remember significant events of the past?

Cross Curriculum Priorities

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures

General Capabilities

Intercultural understanding
Numeracy
ICT Capacity
Literacy
Critical and creative thinking

Anzac Day, Australia Day, Harmony Day, celebrations, commemorations, emblems, significance, symbols

Subject

History

Years

3 - 4

Topic

Community and Remembrance

Unit

Australian Celebrations and Commemorations

Number of Lessons

3

Author

Inquisitive Team

Status

Published

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