Victoria Studies of Society and Environment curriculum framework and student outcomes

The Story of our Nation's Capital - A National Capital Exhibition Education Resource Kit has been designed to highlight relevant curriculum profiles for Victoria, end of year 6.

Level 4 - Studies of Society and Environment

Strand Learning outcomes IndicatorsActivity

History

4.1 Demonstrate knowledge about how the organisation and lifestyle of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities have changed over time.

describe the meaning and use of land for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples of Australia

Mothy Mobile

4.2 Explain significant events and people in Australia's history for the period 1788-1918.

determine the sequence of significant events related to Australia's history

describe why selected events were significant in the development of nineteenth century Australia

assess the importance of key participants in bringing about change in Australian history

describe daily life for a selected group in an historical period from nineteenth century Australia

Lovely Limestone

Born Identity

Almighty Arch

What's in a Name?

Location, Location

Walter Burley Griffin

Yes Prime Minister

Level 4 - Studies of Society and Environment

Strand Learning outcomes IndicatorsActivity

Geography

4.1 Locate and explain the distribution of significant natural and built features both in regions of Australia and globally, using maps and other geographical techniques.

locate significant natural and built features in regions of Australia and the world

explain the reasons for the location of natural and built features in regions of Australia

describe the spatial patterns of significant natural and built features in regions of Australia and the world including major cities and physical regions

National Capitals
Worldwide

Location, Location

Walter Burley Griffin

Canberra Creation

4.2 Describe the distribution of population in Australia and explain changing patterns of land use.

locate the major population centres and areas of settlement in Australia

identify factors which have contributed to the use of areas for settlement and industry in Australia

Lovely Limestone

Location, Location

4.3 Analyse different views about the use and care of Australian places.

describe Australian places and how they are used by people

Greetings from Canberra

Discover your National Capital

Canberra Creation

Yes Prime Minister