Developed in partnership with the Australian Human Rights Commission, The Story of Our Rights and Freedoms - Year 10 History unit explores the significant transformation that the modern world underwent throughout the twentieth century, with a specific focus on the demand for and realisation of rights and freedoms. These resources are designed ... Read more »

Tuning in

A tuning in activity helps students to define and focus on the issues they will be dealing with in the unit of work.

  1. Story of Our Rights and Freedoms – Tuning In – Year 10 History
    Story of Our Rights and Freedoms – Tuning In – Year 10 History

Finding Out

Students will need to obtain more information about the issues they are going to investigate. They can identify questions of interest and research these either in small groups or on their own. Once information is gathered, it can be shared using chosen communication methods e.g. short presentations. Students can continue finding out by completing a range of investigations, including gathering data. They use appropriate methods to present and communicate what they have found out.

  1. Story of Our Rights and Freedoms – Australia and the United Nations – Year 10 History
    Story of Our Rights and Freedoms – Australia and the United Nations – Year 10 History
  2. Story of Our Rights and Freedoms – Struggles for Rights and Freedoms Around the World – History – Year 10
    Story of Our Rights and Freedoms – Struggles for Rights and Freedoms Around the World – History – Year 10
  3. Story of Our Rights and Freedoms – The Struggle for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Rights and Freedoms – History – Year 10
    Story of Our Rights and Freedoms – The Struggle for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Rights and Freedoms – History – Year 10

Considering Social Action

Students are given opportunities to apply their learning in real world situations, in the classroom, school, home or the local community.

  1. Story of Our Rights and Freedoms – Human Rights in Our Community – Social Action
    Story of Our Rights and Freedoms – Human Rights in Our Community – Social Action