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Humanities and social sciences / Year 3 / Knowledge and Understanding / Civics and citizenship

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Why people participate within communities and how students can actively participate and contribute (ACHASSK072)

Elaborations
  • identifying groups in the local community or through a virtual community and exploring their purpose
  • exploring how they could participate in a school or community project (for example, raising money for a relevant aid project such as sponsorship of a sports team; working to protect a bird habitat)
  • investigating an individual’s contribution and why it was recognised (for example, an individual who was awarded an Order of Australia)
  • exploring the motivations of people who have contributed to communities (for example, local community volunteers, leaders and Elders)
General capabilities
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
  • Ethical understanding Ethical understanding
ScOT terms

Active citizenship

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