NSW History Syllabus - Stage 2 Historical Skills

Comprehension: chronology, terms and concepts

Respond, read and write, to show understanding of historical matters.

Use historical terms (ACHHS066, ACHHS082)

Analysis and use of sources

Locate relevant information from sources provided (ACHHS068, ACHHS084, ACHHS215, ACHHS216)

Perspectives and interpretations

Identify different points of view within an historical context (ACHHS069, ACHHS085)

Empathetic understanding

Explain how and why people in the past may have lived and behaved differently from today


Pose a range of questions about the past (ACHHS067, ACHHS083)

Explanation and communication

Use a range of communication forms (oral, graphic, written) and digital technologies (ACHHS071, ACHHS087)