Humanities and social sciences / Year 7 / Inquiry and skills / Evaluating and reflecting

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Curriculum content descriptions

Evaluate and synthesise evidence to draw conclusions (ACHASSI159)

Elaborations
  • reviewing the results of an analysis to propose an answer to an inquiry question using at least one discipline-specific concept (for example, significance in history or place in geography) or one humanities and social sciences concept (for example, interconnections) as an organiser
  • evaluating data from a survey to draw conclusions about a current political, social, environmental or business event or issue
  • evaluating and connecting information from various sources to draw evidence-based conclusions
  • drawing conclusions about entrepreneurial behaviour and successful campaigns or about the potential of business enterprise
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Evaluation,  Judgement

Interactive

Syllabus Bites: Explore a source

This resource is a webpage with information, study guide and resources on the process of analysing and evaluating historical sources to support Stage 3, 4 and 5 HSIE and the Australian Curriculum: History.

Assessment

Year 7 history assessment - Investigating the ancient past: A history mystery

This is an assessment package that uses the Year 7 Australian Curriculum history achievement standard to gather evidence about how well students have demonstrated what they know, what they understand and what they can do for the depth study 'Investigating the Ancient Past' (between 60 000BC–c.650 AD). Using the context ...

Online

Water: learn it for life! - year 7 science

This PDF unit of work is one of a series of resources accessible by searching the list in the series.It includes two teaching and learning sequences: 'Water journeys' focuses on the water cycle, and 'Pure water' focuses on the processes and people involved in creating and managing drinkable water. It provides Australian ...

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Climate data online

This rich resource is a Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) web page that provides data for rainfall, temperature, weather and climate and solar exposure recorded by weather stations around Australia. The user can access observations and statistics by entering a weather station number, or by using text or an interactive map to ...

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Biodiversity and farming for a healthy planet

This is a digital resource containing information and resources, such as printable games, that relate to biodiversity and farming, and how food and materials can be produced while protecting the Earth's natural resources. It includes an extensive glossary of important terms, and external links to teacher and student resources ...