Government Standards

New South Wales Education Standards

Social Studies - Grade 10

Assessment Exam - NESA Social Studies - Stage 5
Commerce eTAP Lesson
Consumer, Financial, Economic, Business, Legal, Political and Employment Matters
Applies consumer, financial,economic,business, legal, politicaland employment concepts and terminology in a variety of contexts
Economic Systems

Scarcity and Choice
Analyses the rights and responsibilities of individuals in a range of consumer, financial, economic, business, legal, politicaland employment contexts
The Law of Supply and Demand

Competition and Control
Examines the role of law in society
The Role of Government
Decision-making and Problem-solving in Relation to Consumer, Financial, Economic, Business, Legal, Political and Employment Issues
Analyses key factors affecting decisions
The Factors of Production and Distribution
Evaluates options for solving problems and issues
How Supply and Demand Affect Price
Develops and implements plans designed to achieve goals
Business Finance
Effective Research and Communication
Researches and assesses information using a variety of sources
Investigate and Research Topics
Explains information using a variety of forms
Develop Presentations Using Appropriate Research Methods
Working Independently and Collaboratively
Works independently and collaboratively to meet individual and collective goals within specified time frames
Geography eTAP Lesson
Develop knowledge and understanding of the features and characteristics of places and environments across a range of scales
Explains the diverse features and characteristics of a range of places and environments
Weather and Climate
Explains processes and influences that form and transform places and environments
Climate and Topography
Analyses the effect of interactions and connections between people, places and environments
How Has Earth's Climate Changed Over Time?
Accounts for perspectives of people and organisations on a range of geographical issues
Computer Models to Study Greenhouse Effect
Assesses management strategies for places and environments for their sustainability
Analyses differences in human wellbeing and ways to improve human wellbeing
Develop skills to acquire, process and communicate geographical information
Acquires and processes geographical information by selecting and using appropriate and relevant geographical tools for inquiry
Prepare Bibliography Reference Materials
Communicates geographical information to a range of audiences using a variety of strategies
Research and Analyze Gestures, Movement, and Vocalization
History eTAP Lesson
Develop knowledge and understanding of ideas, movements, people and events that shaped past civilisations, the modern world and Australia
Explains and assesses the historical forces and factors that shaped the modern world and Australia
Sequences and explains the significant patterns of continuity and change in the development of the modern world and Australia
Explains and analyses the motives and actions of past individuals and groups in the historical contexts that shaped the modern world and Australia
Explains and analyses the causes and effects of events and developments in the modern world and Australia
Develop skills to undertake the process of historical inquiry
Identifies and evaluates the usefulness of sources in the historical inquiry process
Uses relevant evidence from sources to support historical narratives, explanations and analyses of the modern world and Australia
Explains different contexts, perspectives and interpretations of the modern world and Australia
Selects and analyses a range of historical sources to locate information relevant to an historical inquiry
Analyzing Historical Accounts
Develop skills to communicate their understanding of history
Applies a range of relevant historical terms and concepts when communicating an understanding of the past
Researching an Argument
Selects and uses appropriate oral, written, visual and digital forms to communicate effectively about the past for different audiences
Deliver Oral Reports on Historical Investigations
Work Education eTAP Lesson
The World of Work
Analyses employment trends and changes in the nature of work
The Labor Force
Analyses current workplace issues and their implications
Trends in Labor
Roles of Individuals and Diverse Organisations Within the Local and Australian Community
Examines the roles of diverse organisations in the Australian community
Evaluates the roles and responsibilities of individuals within the Australian community
The Role of Education, Employment and Training in Planning and Managing Transitions
Explains the roles of education, employment and training organisations
Early European Political Systems
Assesses personal goals, attributes and values in the context of education, training and employment
Skills Related to Workplace Contexts, Entrepreneurship and Managing Transitions
Explains skills, attributes and entrepreneurial behaviours in a range of contexts
The Basics of Capitalism
Assesses options for career development and managing transitions
Looking at the Resources
Research and Communication Skills That Relate to the World of Work
Selects and analyses relevant information from a variety of sources
The Factors of Production and Distribution
Selects and uses appropriate forms to communicate information about the world of work for different audiences
Aboriginal Studies eTAP Lesson
Develop Knowledge and Understanding of Similarities and Diversity in Aboriginal Identities, Communities and Cultural Expression
Describes the factors that contribute to an Aboriginal person’s identity
Explains ways in which Aboriginal Peoples maintain identity
Describes the dynamic nature of Aboriginal cultures
Explains adaptations in, and the changing nature of, Aboriginal cultural expression across time and location
Explains the importance of families and communities to Aboriginal Peoples
Develop Understanding of the Importance of Aboriginal Self-determination and Autonomy
Explains the importance of self-determination and autonomy to Aboriginal Peoples’ participation nationally and internationally
Develop Understanding of Aboriginal Peoples’ Ongoing Local, Regional, National and International Roles, and Range of Relationships With Non-Aboriginal Peoples
Assesses the significance of the roles of Aboriginal Peoples locally, regionally, nationally and internationally
Analyses the range of relationships between Aboriginal Peoples and non-Aboriginal peoples
Develop Knowledge and Understanding of the Factors Influencing Non-Aboriginal Peoples’ Range of Perceptions of Aboriginal Peoples and Cultures, and the Effects of These Perceptions
Analyses the factors that influence non-Aboriginal peoples’ range of perceptions of Aboriginal Peoples and cultures
Develop Research and Communication Skills That Use Appropriate Protocols and Ethical Practices When Working with Aboriginal Communities
Identifies and applies appropriate community consultation protocols and ethical research practices to gather, protect and interpret data
Selects and uses a range of research techniques and technologies to locate, select, organise and communicate information and findings