skip to main content
NSW Syllabuses

Modern History Life Skills and Related Modern History Stage 6 Syllabus Outcomes

The Modern History Life Skills Stage 6 outcomes align with the outcomes of the Modern History Stage 6 Syllabus to provide opportunities for integrated delivery.

Knowledge and Understanding

Objective
Students:

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

Life Skills outcomes
A student:

Related Modern History outcomes
A student:

MHLS6-1 engages with personal connections to history
NA
MHLS6-2 engages with the concepts of time and chronology
NA
MHLS6-3 explores change and continuity in the modern world
MH11-1 describes the nature of continuity and change in the modern world
MH12-1 accounts for the nature of continuity and change in the modern world
MHLS6-4 explores events and developments of the modern world
MH11-2 proposes ideas about the varying causes and effects of events and developments
MH12-2 proposes arguments about the varying causes and effects of events and developments
MHLS6-5 investigates features, people, ideas and movements in the modern world
MH11-3 analyses the role of historical features, individuals, groups and ideas in shaping the past
MH12-3 evaluates the role of historical features, individuals, groups and ideas in shaping the past
MHLS6-6 engages with perspectives of the past
MH11-4 accounts for the different perspectives of individuals and groups
MH12-4 analyses the different perspectives of individuals and groups in their historical context
MHLS6-7 investigates a range of historical aspects in understanding the past
MH11-5 examines the significance of historical features, people, ideas, movements, events and developments of the modern world
MH12-5 assesses the significance of historical features, people, ideas, movements, events and developments of the modern world

Skills

Objective
Students:

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

Life Skills outcomes
A student:

Related Modern History outcomes
A student:

MHLS6-8 engages with a variety of sources to investigate the past
MH11-6 analyses and interprets different types of sources for evidence to support an historical account or argument
MH12-6 analyses and interprets different types of sources for evidence to support an historical account or argument
MHLS6-9 engages with differing interpretations and representations of the past
MH11-7 discusses and evaluates differing interpretations and representations of the past
MH12-7 discusses and evaluates differing interpretations and representations of the past
MHLS6-10 investigates the past using a variety of strategies to locate, select and organise information
MH11-8 plans and conducts historical investigations and presents reasoned conclusions, using relevant evidence from a range of sources
MH12-8 plans and conducts historical investigations and presents reasoned conclusions, using relevant evidence from a range of sources
MHLS6-11 communicates information about the past using historical terms and concepts
MH11-9 communicates historical understanding, using historical knowledge, concepts and terms, in appropriate and well-structured forms
MH12-9 communicates historical understanding, using historical knowledge, concepts and terms, in appropriate and well-structured forms
MHLS6-12 engages with the investigation of modern history
MH11-10 discusses contemporary methods and issues involved in the investigation of modern history