Western Australian 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 Western Australia, Levels 3-4.

Level 3 - Society and Environment

Strand Learning outcomes Pointers Activity

Time, Continuity and Change

3.1 The student understands that there have been significant events, people and ideas in communities and societies at particular times in the past.

describe events that have occurred at particular places in the community

research the lives of people from other times and places

Mothy Mobile

Lovely Limestone

Tool Time

Dwellings

Almighty Arch

Walter Burley Griffin

Yes Prime Minister

3.2 The student understands that at particular times there are various factors which result in change.

suggest reasons for changes in land uses in the local area at particular times (Aboriginal land use, colonial land use, present-day land use)

identify some events that may have caused change in a particular community

Location, Location

What's in a Name?

Canberra Creation

Green Thumb

Designer School

Level 4 - Society and Environment

Strand Learning outcomes Pointers Activity

Time, Continuity and Change

4.1 The student understands that there is a sequence and order to the significant events, people and ideas of the past and these can be related within particular time periods.

select information from a range of sources, paintings, databases, and tables to describe a particular event in Australian history

sequence some events which led to the federation of the Australian colonies in 1901

Mothy Mobile

Born Identity

What's in a Name?

Almighty Arch

Location, Location

Walter Burley Griffin

Yes Prime Minister

4.2 The student understands that change at a particular time reflects the beliefs of individuals and groups within societies at that time.

describe the impact of colonial explorers in Australia

Lovely Limestone

Tool Time

Dwellings