First Civilisation

Assyrian
Sumer and Mesopotamia
– overview of period 60,000  BC (BCE)-c.650 AD (CE). Focus on Mesopotamia

Human Migration and Settlement

Lascaux II
Early Societies
– investigating how people lived. Focus on Otzi, the iceman

Mediterranean World

Mediterranean World
Mediterranean World
– Ancient Greece, Ancient Rome and Ancient Egypt

Ancient China

terracotta warriors
Ancient China
– Ancient Chinese Emperors and Dynasties

Ancient Australia


Ancient Australia
– Aboriginal sites, agriculture and technology

Google Art and Culture

Google Art and Culture
Google Art and Culture
– search museums for ancient artefacts

Encyclopedia Britannica
Encyclopedia Britannica
Primary and Secondary Sources

References

Amin, O 2014Assyrian grooms and horsesPhotographWikimedia Commons, viewed 8 May 2021, <https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Assyrian_grooms_and_horses,_from_Nimrud,_Iraq,_8th_century_BC._The_British_Museum.jpg>, Creative Commons license: <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/deed.en>.

Ancient world map 1689IllustrationPublicDomainPictures, viewed 8 May 2021, <https://www.publicdomainpictures.net/en/view-image.php?image=151698&picture=ancient-world-map-from-1689>, Creative Commons license: <https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/>.

Nijenhuis, P 2008Aboriginal rock art at Nourlangie RockPhotographFlickr, viewed 8 May 2021, <https://www.flickr.com/photos/59446027@N00/2924923784/>, Creative Commons license: <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/>.

Szekely, P 2006Terracotta warriorsPhotographFlickr, viewed 9 May 2021, <https://www.flickr.com/photos/pedrosz/307218087>, Creative Commons license: <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/>.

Versloot, J 2008Lascaux artworks in Lascaux IIPhotographWikimedia Commons, viewed 9 May 2021, <https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Lascaux_II.jpg>, Creative Commons license: <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en>.

Western & Islamic Worlds
Medieval manuscript

Medieval Europe
– an overview of medieval society

Asia-Pacific World
Shogunate Japan

Shogunate Japan
– medieval Japan 1185 – 1868

Expanding Contacts
Pizzaro

Spanish in the Americas
– Spanish conquest of the Aztec and the Incan civilisations

Encyclopedia Britannica
Encyclopedia Britannica
Encyclopedia Britannica
Non Fiction eBooks
Gale Non Fiction eBooks
Gale Non-Fiction eBooks

References

Bairei, K 1913SamuraiIllustrationRawPixel, viewed 14 May 2021, <https://www.rawpixel.com/image/461084/free-illustration-image-samurai-japan-japanese>, Creative Commons license: <https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/>.

FUEJXJDK 2021Retrato del encuentro entre Manco Inca y Francisco PizarroIllustrationWikimedia Commons, viewed 14 May 2021, <https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Encuentro_entre_Manco_Inca_y_Francisco_Pizarro.jpg>, Creative Commons license: <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/deed.en>.

Hermans, P 2019Medieval manuscriptPhotographWikimedia Commons, viewed 9 May 2021, <https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Simonie_-_Medieval_Manuscripts_Albert_Derolez_(cropped)2.jpg>, Creative Commons license: <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/deed.en>.

Industrial Revolution

industrial revolution

– causes and impact of the Industrial Revolution

Making a Nation

– key events in Australia becoming a nation

World War I

Ww1-military_alliances

– First World War and Australia’s involvement

Encyclopedia Britannica
Encyclopedia Britannica
Encyclopedia Britannica
Online Databases
Online databases
Non Fiction eBooks
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Non-Fiction eBooks

Reference

Agapito, J 2007Industrial revolutionIllustrationFlickr, viewed 14 June 2021, <https://www.flickr.com/photos/blvesboy/2121487586>, Creative Commons license: <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/2.0/>.

Djembayz 2013Votes for WomenPhotographWikimedia Commons, viewed 31 July 2021, <https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Votes_for_Women_Parade_for_Womens_Suffrage_March_3,_1913.jpg>, Creative Commons license: <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en>.

StevenWT 2009Map Europe alliances 1914IllustrationWikipedia, viewed 14 June 2021, <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ww1-military_alliances_1914.JPG>, Creative Commons license: <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/>.

World War II

WW2

–  Second World War and Australia’s involvement

Rights and Freedoms

Rights and Freedoms

– Rights and freedoms in Australia (1945-present)

Popular Culture

Popular Culture

  • Australian popular culture and television, sport, culture and art
Encyclopedia Britannica
Encyclopedia Britannica
Encyclopedia Britannica
Online Databases
Online databases
Non Fiction eBooks
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Non-Fiction eBooks

Reference

Dhx1 2015Aboriginal Tent Embassy, Canberra, AustraliaPhotographWikimedia Commons, viewed 1 August 2021, <https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Aboriginal_Tent_Embassy,_Canberra_003.JPG>, Creative Commons license: <https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/deed.en>.

Mikes-Photography 2016Music retroIllustrationPixabay, viewed 5 August 2021, <https://pixabay.com/photos/elvis-presley-music-retro-studio-1482026/>.

San Jose 2005German Front Second World WarIllustrationWikimedia Commons, viewed 5 August 2021, <https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Second_world_war_europe_1941-1942_map_en.png>, Creative Commons license: <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en>.

Australian Curriculum Resources

AC History Units
– units developed by the History Teachers’ Association of Australia to support teachers in the implementation of the Australian Curriculum

Australian Curriculum Lessons
– lesson plans created by Australian teachers

History mysteries
-inquiry learning case studies supporting the the Australian Curriculum – video, print and interactive content. From National Museum of Australia. Password required

Australian Curriculum Resources

National Museum of Australia
– units of work and resources to support the Australian Curriculum

P-10 History Sample Assessment Units
– units of work and resources to support the Australian History Curriculum. From Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority

Scootle
– digital resources aligned to the Australian Curriculum