Economics and Business 7-10 / Year 7 / Skills / Communicating

Curriculum content descriptions

create descriptions and explanations, using economic and business knowledge, concepts and terms, and referencing information and data from sources (AC9HE7S05)

Elaborations
  • developing a response to an issue that orients the audience (for example, peers or community members) to the issue, using relevant economic and business concepts and terms such as “market”, “income”, “business”, “goods and services” and “costs and benefits”
  • explaining ideas and decisions with details and examples, using data and information presented in appropriate formats; for example, visual displays, tables and graphs, or budget and savings plans, and research findings presented in appropriate formats, such as a graphic organiser or summary
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
ScOT terms

Referencing,  Data representation,  Word meanings,  Creating texts

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Work sample Year 7 Economics and Business: Characteristics of entrepreneurs

This work sample demonstrates evidence of student learning in relation to aspects of the achievement standards for Year 7 Economics and Business. The primary purpose for the work sample is to demonstrate the standard, so the focus is on what is evident in the sample not how it was created. The sample is an authentic representation ...

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Trade and Investment at a Glance

Using an illustrated report from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, this Teacher guide provides ten learning sequences that engage students in the analysis and interpretation of data about Australian imports and exports. Students: identify Australia's major exports and imports; investigate international trade ...

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Farm Diaries: producer video

This is a video about pig production at the Tintinara property of the Mount Boothby Pastoral Company in South Australia. Pigs at various stages are shown, including nursing piglets, weaned piglets weighing between 7 and 10k, and pigs close to a live weight of 100k. Pig producer Alastair Johnson gives statistics about the ...

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Australia's Trade through Time

Using an interactive timeline created by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, this Teacher guide provides 12 series of learning experiences that engage students in the analysis and interpretation of data about Australian trade from 1900 to the present day. Students study videos, tables, images and texts in order ...

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Renewable sources of energy

This is a worksheet consisting of a blank data table designed for students to record information resulting from their research into renewable energy resources. It specifies the types of energy resources to be investigated and suggests topics for research focus.