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The history of cooking and stoves is valuable for students to consider when comparing life from the past with today. This comprehensive pack covers the history of stoves from the earliest types of firepits to today's stoves with real photographs, reading texts, timelines, website links and QR codes. It also has a wonderful diorama with which to display student work.


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This easy-to-use pack includes:

  • Then and Now Venn Diagram
  • 11 x Then and Now Colour Timeline Images
  • Sequencing familiar objects and events timeline: stoves with answer sheet and cut and paste images
  • How stoves have changed over time flipbook
  • 3 x Comparing stoves from the past recording sheets with answer sheets
  • 5 x Information sheets on stoves from Pre 1700s - 2000s with website links and QR codes
  • 1 x Stoves of the future worksheet
  • 2 x Communicating family stories worksheets to send home
  • 1 x Then and Now Interview a family member worksheet to send home
  • 6 x colouring pages on each decade of stoves from Pre1700 - 2000
  • Diorama research display foldable (one for each year)


Long Ago and Today Then Now Social Studies Activities History of Stoves

  • File Info

    PDF(9 MB|45 pages)

  • ACARA Alignment

    Year 1 HASS

    • how places change and how they can be cared for by different groups including First Nations Australians (AC9HS1K04)
    • continuity and change between aspects of their daily lives and their parents’ and grandparents’ childhoods (AC9HS1K02)

    Year 2 HASS

    • how technological developments changed people’s lives at home, and in the ways they worked, travelled and communicated (AC9HS2K02)

    Year 3 HASS

    • causes and effects of changes to the local community, and how people who may be from diverse backgrounds have contributed to these changes (AC9HS3K01)
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