The Historical knowledge and understanding strand of the Australian Curriculum: History identifies various historical contexts for secondary students to investigate.
Using these historical contexts, the historical knowledge and understanding strand explores key concepts for developing historical understanding, such as evidence, continuity and change, cause and effect, significance, perspectives, empathy and contestability.
From the Australian Curriculum: History – Content structure.
Explore how concepts can be explored through the history of Asia..more.
The historical thinking framework promoted by The Historical Thinking Project revolves around six historical thinking concepts: historical significance, cause and consequence, historical perspective-taking, continuity and change, the use of primary source evidence and the ethical dimension of history.
Explore a range of learning sequences that address Asia in History years 7–10.
The Ancient World
The Asian world
India 60,000 BC (BCE) – c.650 AD (CE)
China 60,000 BC (BCE)– c.650 AD (CE)
The Ancient to the Modern World
The Asia Pacific world
Angkor/Khmer Empire (c.802 – c.1431)
Japan under the Shoguns’ (c.794 – 1867)
Mongol expansion (c.1206 – c.1368)
The Black Death in Asia, Europe and Africa (14th century plague)
The Making of the Modern World (1750 – 1918)
Australia and Asia
Asia and the world
Making a nation
The Modern World and Australia
World War II
The globalising world
Migration experiences 1945 to present
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