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Information report on a nation in the Asia-Pacific region


Grade Work Samples
End of Stage 3 (end of Year 6)
Grade A Bailey  
Grade B Riley  
Grade C Lindsay   Ariel  
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Kerry

Foundation Statement strands

The following strands are covered in this activity:

Change and Continuity, Cultures

Description of activity

Students choose an Asia-Pacific nation to investigate. They write an information report providing general information about that nation and investigate the cultural practices and traditions of its people. Students organise their information under subheadings and produce a hand-written draft, which is then redrafted and presented in a published format.

Suggested materials

Pens/pencils, research materials
Option: computer

Prior learning

Students have been participating in a unit of work on Australian identity and values. They have discussed how cultural change has occurred in Australia and examined some of the cultures, ideas and traditions that have influenced Australian culture and identity. In English, students have deconstructed information reports. They have also produced their own information reports in earlier HSIE and Science and Technology units of work.

Outcomes

Significant Events and People (CCS3.1)
Explains the significance of particular people, places, groups, actions and events in the past in developing Australian identities and heritage.
Identities (CUS3.3)
Describes different cultural influences and their contribution to Australian identities.

Criteria for assessing learning

Students will be assessed on their ability to:

  • investigate a nation in the Asia-Pacific region
  • demonstrate an understanding of the cultural practices and traditions of a nation in the Asia-Pacific region
  • use a variety of source material to produce an information report
  • demonstrate publishing and presentation skills.
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