Humanities and social sciences / Year 3 / Inquiry and skills / Evaluating and reflecting

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Curriculum content descriptions

Reflect on learning to propose actions in response to an issue or challenge and consider possible effects of proposed actions (ACHASSI060)

Elaborations
  • recalling what they know when contributing ideas to a group response to a community challenge (for example, planning how to celebrate a unrecognised cultural event; such as how local Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Peoples celebrate their Country/Place or how to retell a historical event from a silent or unfamiliar voice)
  • reflecting on anticipated effects of actions designed to protect and improve places that people perceive as important (for example, places of environmental value, cultural value or historic significance)
  • choosing and enacting roles for group work that recognise an awareness of members’ knowledge and skills and customs
  • considering the findings of an inquiry when developing a plan of action to achieve a set goal (for example, to protect a place, to participate in a community festival or commemoration, to raise awareness about an issue, to raise money for a purpose)
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Heritage,  Conservation (Environment)

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