‘A’,‘B’ (or ‘C’ in consultation with teachers) in Year 10 Australian Curriculum History or English.
Ancient History 3
A pathway and skills relevant to other Level 3 courses such as Modern History 3, Geography 3, Philosophy 3 and Studies of Religion 3.
A pathway to further study at university in ancient history, modern history, archaeology, teaching and associated fields.
How we know what life was like in ancient times by reconstructing the past
How to investigate the ancient past, including key sites, events and or developments in the ancient world; individuals, structures and features of ancient societies
The history and aspects of culture of one of the great civilizations of the ancient world (such as Egypt, Greece, Rome or China)
Connections between the origins, impact and legacy of ideas, beliefs and values of the ancient world and a context for the inter-connectedness of past and present
How some distinctive features of ancient societies, for example arts, architecture or drama; weapons and warfare; technology and engineering; women and families; beliefs, rituals and funerary practices act as evidence that define the nature of key structures and practices of ancient societies.
select one civilisation to investigate
investigate the origins and settlement of an ancient civilisation and the impact of chronological and geographical context on the development of the civilisation selected
select a key ancient site, event or development to investigate to understand the nature of the remaining evidence of the ancient world
address the political, social, economic and cultural structures and practices of an ancient society
analyse and refer to relevant primary and secondary sources
write historical essays responding to key topics
engage in discussions, research work, investigate and study selected topics
experience excursions to relevant sites.
Is interested in the ancient past and the development and characteristics of ancient civilizations
Is able to write essays in response to historical questions and inquiry
Is well organised
Likes analysing historical sources to find relevant evidence to support historical arguments