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Examine information to identify different points of view and distinguish facts from opinions

Elaborations

  • distinguishing fiction and non-fiction texts in relation to representation of places, environments and past events (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • identifying statements of fact and statements of opinion in class discussions (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability, Ethical Understanding, Intercultural Understanding)
  • identifying differences in the meaning of celebrations when viewed from different perspectives that result in different actions (for example, the meaning of Australia Day for many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples when compared with its meaning for many other Australians) (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability, Intercultural Understanding)
  • exploring stories about places and people told by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, and by people from other cultures including people from Asia and the Pacific region (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability, Intercultural Understanding)
  • sharing points of view and identifying different perspectives and actions relating to issues that affect themselves and their peers (for example, discussing class rules, the different responses to them by class members, different perceptions of the value of places and ecosystems in the local area, communicating across cultures) (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability, Ethical Understanding, Intercultural Understanding)

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