The ancient past – Narrabeen Man

Unit program

Level: Year 7

Topic: The ancient past – Narrabeen Man

Australian Curriculum: History reference – Depth Study 1 Investigating the Ancient Past: Ancient Australia

This unit presents a learning sequence for a topic, the mystery of Narrabeen Man, which is a case study for investigating the nature of the sources for ancient Australia and what they reveal about Australia’s past.

The learning sequence models an inquiry based approach where students are supported in conducting their own investigation.

The suggested assessment task that follows allows students to consolidate their learning with an independent investigation and presentation. The focus is on the skills of research and communication


Year 7 program: investigating the ancient past (PDF, 174 KB)

Year 7 program template (Wprd, 132 KB)

Year 7 lesson template (Word, 142 KB)