Humanities and social sciences / Year 6 / Inquiry and skills / Evaluating and reflecting

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Curriculum content descriptions

Use criteria to make decisions and judgements and consider advantages and disadvantages of preferring one decision over others (ACHASSI131)

Elaborations
  • relating the decisions made by individuals and organisations to criteria used to evaluate options (for example, the criteria for Australian of the Year, for the award of the Order of Australia, for the selection of a school captain)
  • examining the trade-offs they might consider when developing criteria for evaluating choices (for example, considering the opportunity cost of choosing one leisure activity over another or considering the trade-offs involved when making a purchasing decision such as a phone)
  • applying economics and business knowledge and skills to everyday problems to identify advantages and disadvantages of a proposed response to the issue
  • determining a preferred option for action by identifying the advantages and disadvantages of different proposals, surveying people‚Äôs views and opinions, analysing the data, and debating and voting on alternatives
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Ethical understanding Ethical understanding
ScOT terms

Evaluation,  Data representation,  Opportunity costs,  Business and enterprise

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