Complete self-contained learning activities with required resources + detailed lesson plan engaging, effective and differentiated 'Polynesian Expansion' topic designed for Yr 8 History Australian Curriculum, but suitable also for Years 9 and 10. Fully editable. Bonus and extension activities included for 1-3 lessons worth of work. Literacy, logic/thinking, working with others and a variety of real-world skills would be engaged and developed while working through these learning activities.
Syllabus content focus
• Roles of key groups in the ancient society in this period (such as kings, emperors, priests, merchants, craftsmen, scholars, peasants, women), including the influence of law and religion (ACDSEH044, ACDSEH041)
• outline the main features of the social structures and government of the ancient society, including the role of law and religion
• describe the roles of key groups in the society
describe the everyday life of men, women and children in the society
Outcomes- A student:
describes and explains the causes and effects of events and developments of past societies over time
uses evidence from sources to support historical narratives and explanations
identifies and describes different contexts, perspectives and interpretations of the past
uses a range of historical terms and concepts when communicating an understanding of the past
selects and uses appropriate oral, written, visual and digital forms to communicate about the past
Related Life Skills outcomes: HTLS-2, HTLS-6, HTLS-8, HTLS-9, HTLS-11, HTLS-12, HTLS-13
Cross Curricular Links/ ‘Big Ideas’.