Popular culture 1945 – present

Unit program

Year level – 10

Australian Curriculum: History reference – Depth Study 3 The Globalising World,
Popular Culture (1945-present) option

This learning sequence focuses on the role of rock 'n' roll music as a popular culture in post-war Australia. Music has been chosen as the exemplar to indicate the range of approaches and activities that can be utilised in a study of popular culture.

The Year 10 program: popular culture 1945 – present (PDF, 277 KB) suggests a more diverse range of activities and approaches and deals with other aspects of popular culture.

Also see:
Year 10 program template (Word, 140 KB)
Year 10 lesson template (Word, 141 KB)









This unit references 'The globalising world, 4.0 Popular culture (1945–the present)'. Reproduced by permission of Oxford University Press Australia & New Zealand, from Oxford Big Ideas. History 10: Australian Curriculum, by Geraldine Carrodus, Tim Delany, Richard Smith, 2012. © Oxford University Press

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