Year 2 Topics

The Past in the Present: A Study of Local History

The Year 2 curriculum provides a study of local history. Students explore, recognise and appreciate the history of their local area by examining remains of the past and considering why they should be preserved.
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  • Colonists, copper and corn in the colony of South Australia 1850-51 /​ by Old Colonist ; edited by E.M. Yelland. [Adelaide, S. Aust.] : E.M. Yelland, 1983. This primary source describes a journey taken by "Old Colonist" (believed to be Henry Jones, Esqu.) and first published in the South Australian Register. He visited the Southern Vales, Gawler, the Barossa district, Clare and the Adelaide Hills and described them with remarkable accuracy, according to Yelland.
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