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NSW Syllabuses

Outcomes

Knowledge and Understanding

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Objectives
Students:

  • develop knowledge and understanding of a range of features, people, places, events and developments of the ancient world in their historical context
  • develop an understanding of continuity and change over time

Year 11 course outcomes
A student:

Year 12 course outcomes
A student:

AH11-1 describes the nature of continuity and change in the ancient world
AH11-2 proposes ideas about the varying causes and effects of events and developments
AH11-3 analyses the role of historical features, individuals and groups in shaping the past
AH11-4 accounts for the different perspectives of individuals and groups
AH11-5 examines the significance of historical features, people, places, events and developments of the ancient world
AH12-1 accounts for the nature of continuity and change in the ancient world
AH12-2 proposes arguments about the varying causes and effects of events and developments
AH12-3 evaluates the role of historical features, individuals and groups in shaping the past
AH12-4 analyses the different perspectives of individuals and groups in their historical context
AH12-5 assesses the significance of historical features, people, places, events and developments of the ancient world

Skills

Objectives
Students:

  • undertake the process of historical inquiry
  • use historical concepts and skills to examine the ancient past
  • communicate an understanding of history, sources and evidence, and historical interpretations

Year 11 course outcomes
A student:

Year 12 course outcomes
A student:

AH11-6 analyses and interprets different types of sources for evidence to support an historical account or argument
AH11-7 discusses and evaluates differing interpretations and representations of the past
AH11-8 plans and conducts historical investigations and presents reasoned conclusions, using relevant evidence from a range of sources
AH11-9 communicates historical understanding, using historical knowledge, concepts and terms, in appropriate and well-structured forms
AH11-10 discusses contemporary methods and issues involved in the investigation of ancient history
AH12-6 analyses and interprets different types of sources for evidence to support an historical account or argument
AH12-7 discusses and evaluates differing interpretations and representations of the past
AH12-8 plans and conducts historical investigations and presents reasoned conclusions, using relevant evidence from a range of sources
AH12-9 communicates historical understanding, using historical knowledge, concepts and terms, in appropriate and well-structured forms
AH12-10 analyses issues relating to the ownership, custodianship and conservation of the ancient past

View a table showing the Ancient History Life Skills and Related Ancient History Stage 6 Syllabus Outcomes.