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Humanities and social sciences / Foundation / Inquiry and skills / Evaluating and reflecting

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Curriculum content descriptions

Draw simple conclusions based on discussions, observations and information displayed in pictures and texts and on maps (ACHASSI008)

Elaborations
  • suggesting ideas about the use of objects from the past and proposing reasons why the objects might have been important
  • identifying how a story connects with an aspect of their family history (for example, how a story book shows how and where their grandparents or a familiar older person once lived)
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Maps (Geographic location),  Judgement

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