Australian Curriculum Categories

ACHASSK092

The differences between ‘rules’ and ‘laws’, why laws are important and how they affect the lives of people, including experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

Elaborations

  • distinguishing between ‘laws’ (for example, speeding in school zones) and ‘rules’ (for example, sun safety in the school) (Skills: Critical and Creative Thinking, Ethical Understanding)
  • exploring the purpose of laws and recognising that laws apply to everyone in society (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Ethical Understanding)
  • discussing examples of laws and why they are important to students’ lives (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability, Ethical Understanding, Intercultural Understanding)
  • investigating the impact of laws on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples (for example, environmental laws, native title laws and laws concerning sacred sites) (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Ethical Understanding, Intercultural Understanding)

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