Teaching primary History with the Royal Historical Society of Victoria Jo Clyne Education and Consultancy Services Coordinator HTAV What does the city of Melbourne look like? Access Google Maps and describe some of the features you see. Melbourne Foundation How the stories of families and the past can be communicated, for example through photographs, artefacts, books, oral histories, digital media, and museums What kind of clothing do bushwalkers or explorers wear? Draw a picture… Royal Geographic Society of Victoria on excursion to Narbethong 1895 Year 1 Differences and similarities between students' daily lives and life during their parents’ and grandparents’ childhoods, including family traditions, leisure time and communications. How many hours a day do you go to school? How many hours a day should an adult work? What if you had to work 12 hours everyday? Female Confectioners’ Union – Eight Hour Day Float c1925 Year 2 The history of a significant person, building, site or part of the natural environment in the local community and what it reveals about the past Demolition of the first Princes Bridge, Melbourne 1884 Did you Know… That Melbourne had a coat of arms? What do you think the 4 objects on the crest might tell us about trade in early Melbourne? Year 3 ONE important example of change and ONE important example of continuity over time in the local community, region or state/territory; for example, in relation to the areas of transport, work, education, natural and built environments, entertainment, daily life Year 4 The diversity and longevity of Australia’s first peoples and the ways Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples are connected to Country and Place (land, sea, waterways and skies) and the implications for their daily lives. What are the men in this painting holding? What do you think they might be doing? Painting by William Barak c.1880-1890 Year 4 The journey(s) of AT LEAST ONE world navigator, explorer or trader up to the late eighteenth century, including their contacts with other societies and any impacts. Make a list of the events leading up to this moment Funeral of John O’Hara Burke and William John Wills in Melbourne, 21 January 1863 Did You Know… That Sands and McDougall produced the first residential and business director in Melbourne? Year 6 What is a symbol? Why do we use symbols? How many symbols can you find in this invitation? Illuminated invitation for the Australian Commonwealth celebrations in 1901 at the Exhibition Building Did You Know… That women in Australia haven’t always had the same rights as men? In 1908 Jessie Webb was one of the first women to be employed as a lecturer at the University of Melbourne.