Australian Curriculum Categories

ACHASSK072

Why people participate within communities and how students can actively participate and contribute

Elaborations

  • identifying groups in the local community or through a virtual community and exploring their purpose (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Intercultural Understanding)
  • exploring how they could participate in a school or community project (for example, raising money for a relevant aid project such as sponsorship of a sports team; working to protect a bird habitat) (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability, Ethical Understanding)
  • investigating an individual’s contribution and why it was recognised (for example, an individual who was awarded an Order of Australia) (Skills: Literacy, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Capability, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability, Ethical Understanding, Intercultural Understanding)
  • exploring the motivations of people who have contributed to communities (for example, local community volunteers, leaders and Elders) (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability, Ethical Understanding, Intercultural Understanding)

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