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Humanities and social sciences / Year 5 / Inquiry and skills / Evaluating and reflecting

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Curriculum content descriptions

Work in groups to generate responses to issues and challenges (ACHASSI102)

Elaborations
  • undertaking a project that responds to an identified challenge or issue with strategies to be used that will achieve desired outcomes (for example, bush fire readiness plan, a school fundraising activity, an ecological preservation project, a school-based opinion poll about a relevant issue)
  • using communication technologies to exchange information and to facilitate the development of a collaborative response
  • participating in a relevant democratic process (for example, in class votes, mock parliament, school decision-making processes such as student councils)
  • discussing the priorities and ethics evident in past decisions (for example, in clearing of native vegetation for farming, in stealing food to survive)
  • applying enterprising and collaborative behaviours in a group activity (for example, working with others to make decisions about the best way to compare prices of products)
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Cooperation,  Action projects

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