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

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Develop and use criteria to make informed decisions and judgements (ACHASSI161)

Elaborations
  • outlining the significance of a past event and providing reasons for its significance based on relevant evidence
  • applying social, economic and/or environmental criteria when making decisions about alternative responses to an issue or challenge (for example, applying these criteria to alternative responses to sustainable living in high and low socioeconomic regions or to possible purchasing decisions)
  • examining the trade-offs involved in making choices (for example, choices about spending limited money; how to earn an income such as working as an employee or owning your own business; whether to pay more for an endorsed environmentally friendly product)
  • applying economics and business knowledge, skills and concepts to familiar problems, proposing alternative responses to the issue and assessing the costs and benefits of each alternative
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Ethical understanding Ethical understanding
ScOT terms

Judgement,  Decision making

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