Communication — Then and Now
How has changing technology affected people’s lives? What was life like during your parents’ and grandparents’ childhoods? Find out how people communicated in the past.
How many objects can you find at home to use for communication?
Ask a parent or grandparent about how they communicated differently when they were your age.
Draw a picture of a communication object from the past and one from the present.
Australian Curriculum links
Year 1 History
Differences and similarities between students’ daily lives and life during their parents’ and grandparents’ childhoods (ACHASSK030)
Year 2 History
How changing technology affected people’s lives (at home and in the ways they worked, travelled, communicated and played in the past) (ACHASSK046)