Indigenous Culture History and Identity

Year 2 - My Community Across Time 
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Teaching resources

Students explore what art is and what it can look like. They learn that anyone can be an artist. The elements of art are explored to develop an understanding of how artworks are created.

Students learn that artists can express their ideas, observations and imagination through different techniques. They develop an awareness of what an art exhibition is and what it means to exhibit art. 
Learning Objectives
In Lessons 1 to 18, students learn to:
  • sequence events using time words
  • create a timeline of changing technologies
  • compare objects from the past and present
  • create a timeline of their community
  • explain how daily life in their community has changed over time
  • describe the importance of significant people in the local community
  • describe significant local sites
  • explore points of view about a historical site
  • pose historical questions about a significant local site
  • find information in sources
  • recognise structures and language features of a historical narrative
  • plan a historical narrative
  • draft the beginning of a historical narrative
  • draft the middle of a historical narrative
  • draft the end of a historical narrative
  • edit and publish a historical narrative
  • share their historical narrative. 
  • Knowledge and Understanding Test (Lesson 18)
  • Historical Narrative (Lessons 12–17) 
Complete This Unit
Lesson 1: Time Words​
Lesson 2: Objects from the Past and Present​
Lesson 3: Comparing Objects
Lesson 4: Timeline of My Community
Lesson 5: My Changing Community
Lesson 6: Significant People
Lesson 7: Historical Sites
Lesson 8: Identify Point of View
Lesson 9: Pose Historical Questions
Lesson 10: Locate Information
Lesson 11: Introduction to Historical Narratives
Lesson 12: Historical Narrative - Planning
Lesson 13: Historical Narrative Beginning
Lesson 14: Historical Narrative – Middle
Lesson 15: Historical Narrative - End
Lesson 16: Historical Narrative - Publishing
Lesson 17: Sharing
Lesson 18: K and U Test

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