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Humanities A

Level: 9
School code: 9HIA
Year level requirements: Compulsory

Subject descriptor:

History

Beginning with an overview of the time period from 1715 - 1918, this course is comprised of 3 depth studies.

  1. The Industrial Revolution: students investigate how life changed during the Industrial Revolution and how those changes have impacted on the Modern Era.
  2. Making a Nation: students investigate the settlement of Australia and its growth as a nation up to Federation.
  3. World War I (Compulsory Unit): Key aspects of World War I and the Australian experience of the war, including the nature and significance of the war in World and Australian History.

Skills to be taught:

  • Paragraph and Essay writing,
  • comprehension
  • sources analysis
  • empathy viewing
  • research skills.

Group work and individual tasks may form part of the assessment for the course.

Assessment:

Satisfactory achievement of the Australian Curriculum History Standards for Year 9.

Further information

This course follows the Australian Curriculum guidelines for History and Geography. All year 9 students undertake the full year course as a compulsory unit comprising of a semester of History and a Semester of Geography.