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If you're looking for an engaging way for students to make comparisons of life in the past with today in their social studies, then this set of Google Slides will keep your students engaged with real photographs, QR codes and links to videos.


If you'd prefer the printable version click here.


Topics covered in these Google Slides are:

  • Stoves
  • Classroom
  • Music Players
  • Telephones
  • Lighting
  • Transport
  • Washing Dishes
  • Writing Tools

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These easy-to-use slides include:

  • Reading Text and Comprehension Question Sheets for each topic
  • Research Activity Sheets with QR codes linked to videos for each topic
  • Then and Now sorting activity with images


Long Ago & Today Then & Now Social Studies Google Slides Distance Learning

  • File Info

    PDF (2 MB|18 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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