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Content description VCHHC123

History / Levels 9 and 10 / Historical Concepts and Skills / Historical sources as evidence
Content description
Analyse and corroborate sources and evaluate their accuracy, usefulness and reliability
  1. developing a set of questions that support student’s analysis of sources
  2. recognising the role of ICT in providing access to sources and the need to ask relevant questions of those sources, for example, a Google search for ‘significance of Kokoda’
  3. identifying literal and symbolic features of sources and explain their purpose and inferences
  4. understanding that the reliability and usefulness of a source depends on the questions asked of it, for example, an account may be one-sided and therefore of use in revealing past prevailing attitudes. Discuss the reliability and usefulness of Martin Luther King’s 1963 ‘I Have A Dream’ speech as a source to assist in understanding the aims and motivations of the US Civil Rights movement
  5. corroborating a range of historical sources identifying similarities, differences and inconsistencies
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