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Wentworth NSW Local History

Wentworth NSW Local History 


Stage 3 

HT3-1 Describes and explains the significance of people, groups, places and events to the development of Australia 

HT3-2 Describes and explains different experiences of people living in Australia over time

HT3-3 Identifies change and continuity and describes the cause and effects of change on Australian society 

HT3-5  Applies a variety of skills of historical inquiry and communication 

Students will:

Throughout this learning experience students will be exposed to historical images of the local Wentworth area. These visual sources depict local landmarks as well as the daily life of people from the 1880’s through to the 1950’s. Students will use the discussion question, information and images to make inferences about Wentworth and the lives of people who lived there. The student learning is then shaped through a variety of activities and experiences that focus on appreciating the significance of people and places. As well as being able to identify the changes that society has undergone and the effects of change on Australia.


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