Work Sample : Robyn

Activity : Empathic Reflection: Captain Cook

    Empathic Reflection: Captain Cook - Robyn : Grade Commentary

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Robyn has demonstrated thorough knowledge and understanding of events that happened throughout Cook’s life. A high level of competence is evident in the reconstruction of the past using factual information and in the sequencing and describing of historical events. Some topic-specific language has been used and there is evidence of empathy in the inclusion of Cook’s feelings but the timeline is not completely accurate and the reflection would benefit from additional detail. This work sample demonstrates characteristics of work typically produced by a student performing at grade B standard at the end of Stage 2.

Grade B

The student has a thorough knowledge and understanding of the content and a high level of competence in the processes and skills. In addition, the student is able to apply this knowledge and these skills to most situations.

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Foundation Statement strands

The following strands are covered in this activity:

  • Change and Continuity
    Students explore change in communities from different perspectives and evaluate the effects of change on individuals and groups, including Aboriginal peoples, and the environment. They understand key events related to the British colonisation of Australia and identify the changes and consequences for Aboriginal and other peoples and the continent.
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