Government Standards



Australian Curriculum

    Social Studies - Grade 6

    Assessment Exam - Australian Curriculum - Level 6 Humanities and Social Sciences
    Inquiry and skills eTAP Lesson
    Questioning
    Develop appropriate questions to guide an inquiry about people, events, developments, places, systems and challenges
    ACHASSI122
    Questioning
    Researching
    Locate and collect relevant information and data from primary sources and secondary sources
    ACHASSI123
    Investigate and Research Topics
    Organise and represent data in a range of formats including tables, graphs and large- and small-scale maps, using discipline-appropriate conventions
    ACHASSI124
    Visually Representing Numerical Data
    Sequence information about people’s lives, events, developments and phenomena using a variety of methods including timelines
    ACHASSI125
    Inventions
    Analysing
    Examine primary sources and secondary sources to determine their origin and purpose
    ACHASSI126
    Suitable Research Methods
    Examine different viewpoints on actions, events, issues and phenomena in the past and present
    ACHASSI127
    Argument and Persuasion
    Interpret data and information displayed in a range of formats to identify, describe and compare distributions, patterns and trends, and to infer relationships
    ACHASSI128
    Deliver Oral Reports on Historical Investigations
    Evaluating and reflecting
    Evaluate evidence to draw conclusions
    ACHASSI129
    Analyzing Historical Accounts
    Work in groups to generate responses to issues and challenges
    ACHASSI130
    Collaborate to Evaluate Presentations
    Use criteria to make decisions and judgements and consider advantages and disadvantages of preferring one decision over others
    ACHASSI131
    Statements & Claims
    Reflect on learning to propose personal and/or collective action in response to an issue or challenge, and predict the probable effects
    ACHASSI132
    Write Reflective Compositions
    Present ideas, findings, viewpoints and conclusions in a range of texts and modes that incorporate source materials, digital and non-digital representations and discipline-specific terms and conventions
    ACHASSI133
    Presenting Reports
    Knowledge and Understanding eTAP Lesson
    History
    Key figures, events and ideas that led to Australia’s Federation and Constitution
    ACHASSK134
     
    Experiences of Australian democracy and citizenship, including the status and rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, migrants, women and children
    ACHASSK135
     
    Stories of groups of people who migrated to Australia since Federation (including from ONE country of the Asia region) and reasons they migrated
    ACHASSK136
     
    The contribution of individuals and groups to the development of Australian society since Federation
    ACHASSK137
     
    Geography
    The geographical diversity of the Asia region and the location of its major countries in relation to Australia
    ACHASSK138
     
    Differences in the economic, demographic and social characteristics of countries across the world
    ACHASSK139
    Recent Political Systems
    The world’s cultural diversity, including that of its indigenous peoples
    ACHASSK140
    Religion, Society, and Culture

    The Rise of African Civilization
    Australia’s connections with other countries and how these change people and places
    ACHASSK141
     
    Civics and citizenship
    The key institutions of Australia’s democratic system of government and how it is based on the Westminster system
    ACHASSK143
     
    The roles and responsibilities of Australia’s three levels of government
    ACHASSK144
     
    The responsibilities of electors and representatives in Australia’s democracy
    ACHASSK145
     
    Where ideas for new laws can come from and how they become law
    ACHASSK146
     
    The shared values of Australian citizenship and the formal rights and responsibilities of Australian citizens
    ACHASSK147
     
    The obligations citizens may consider they have beyond their own national borders as active and informed global citizens
    ACHASSK148
     
    Economics and business
    How the concept of opportunity cost involves choices about the alternative use of resources and the need to consider trade-offs
    ACHASSK149
    Scarcity and Choice

    Looking at the Resources
    The effect that consumer and financial decisions can have on the individual, the broader community and the environment
    ACHASSK150
     
    The reasons businesses exist and the different ways they provide goods and services
    ACHASSK151
    Economic Systems

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