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For the Good of All: Understanding the Common Good in Australian Democracy

History

  • History / Year 7 / Historical Skills / Perspectives and interpretations Identify and describe points of view, attitudes and values in primary and secondary sources. ACHHS212
  • History / Year 7 / Historical Skills / Explanation and communication Develop texts, particularly descriptions and explanations that use evidence from a range of sources that are acknowledged. ACHHS213
  • History / Year 8 / Historical Skills / Perspectives and interpretations Identify and describe points of view, attitudes and values in primary and secondary sources. ACHHS155
  • History / Year 8 / Historical Skills / Explanation and communication Develop texts, particularly descriptions and explanations that use evidence from a range of sources that are acknowledged. ACHHS156

English

  • English / Year 7 / Literacy / Interacting with others Use interaction skills when discussing and presenting ideas and information, selecting body language, voice qualities and other elements, (for example music and sound) to add interest and meaning. ACELY1804
  • Plan, rehearse and deliver presentations, selecting and sequencing appropriate content and multimodal elements to promote a point of view or enable a new way of seeing. ACELY1720
  • English / Year 7 / Literacy / Interpreting, analysing, evaluating Use comprehension strategies to interpret, analyse and synthesise ideas and information, critiquing ideas and issues from a variety of textual sources. ACELY1723
  • English / Year 7 / Literacy / Creating texts Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts, selecting aspects of subject matter and particular language, visual, and audio features to convey information and ideas. ACELY1725
  •  English / Year 8 / Literacy / Interacting with others Use interaction skills for identified purposes, using voice and language conventions to suit different situations, selecting vocabulary, modulating voice and using elements such as music, images and sound for specific effects. ACELY1808
  • Plan, rehearse and deliver presentations, selecting and sequencing appropriate content, including multimodal elements, to reflect a diversity of viewpoints. ACELY1731
  • English / Year 8 / Literacy / Interpreting, analysing, evaluating Use comprehension strategies to interpret and evaluate texts by reflecting on the validity of content and the credibility of sources, including finding evidence in the text for the author’s point of view. ACELY1734
  • English / Year 8 / Literacy / Creating texts Create imaginative, informative and persuasive texts that raise issues, report events and advance opinions, using deliberate language and textual choices, and including digital elements as appropriate. ACELY1736

General capabilities

  • Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability
  • Information and communication technology capability
  • Ethical behaviour

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