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Exploring the history of telephones will have your students hooked on history! This comprehensive pack covers the history of telephones from the earliest types of phones to today's iPhones with 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
  • 5 x Then and Now Colour Timeline Images
  • Sequencing timeline: telephones with answer sheet and cut and paste images
  • How telephones have changed over time flipbook
  • 3 x Comparing telephones from the past recording sheets with answer sheets
  • 6 x Information sheets on telephones from 1876 - today with website links and QR codes
  • 2 x Telephones of the future worksheet
  • 3 x colouring pages of telephones
  • 2 x Communicating family stories (interview with a family member)
  • 1 x Interview a family member
  • Diorama research display foldable (one for each year)


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

  • File Info

    PDF (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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