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Closely examine works from 10 of Australia's most important artists.

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Students learn how to apply visual grammar to describe and communicate features of historical paintings.

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Students will investigate the evidence provided by a cuneiform tablet dating from c. 1860 BCE, and look at the place of artefacts such as these in a historical understanding of the emergence of writing, one of the defining characteristics of the ancient civilisation of Sumer.

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A white gloves experience for Year 9 History students, investigating WW1 artefacts.

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Students learn about the famous Australian poet Dorothea Mackellar and the inspiration behind her famous poem, 'My Country'.

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Henry Lawson in a portrait series sitting on a chair

Students will explore well known Australian poet Henry Lawson and several of his poems to gain an understanding of his style of writing.

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Students will listen and respond to various poems written by C.J Dennis and gain an understanding of the writing style from that era. 

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Students consider a number of accounts of the Battle of the Wasser from different primary sources and consider what effect this event might have on the Anzac legend. 

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