Work Sample : Bobby

Activity : What are democratic rights?

    What are democratic rights? - Bobby : Grade Commentary

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Bobby has demonstrated an extensive knowledge and understanding of the principles of Australian democracy. A very high level of competence is evident in the analysis, interpretation and explanation of the structures, roles, responsibilities and decision-making processes of government. In the section on establishing a government in an imaginary country, a very high level of competence in the application of conventions is evident, as well as good use of correct terminology. Bobby has demonstrated an extensive knowledge of the content and has readily applied this to a hypothetical situation. This work sample demonstrates characteristics of work typically produced by a student performing at grade A standard at the end of Stage 3.

Grade A

The student has an extensive knowledge and understanding of the content and can readily apply this knowledge. In addition, the student has achieved a very high level of competence in the processes and skills and can apply these skills to new situations.

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Foundation Statement strands

The following strands are covered in this activity:

  • Change and Continuity
    Students explore the principles of Australian democracy and explain its development over time. They investigate significant events in Australia's past and explain the implications for the development of Australian identity, heritage and cultural diversity. They locate information from a variety of primary and secondary sources, presenting their findings in a range of ways.
  • Social Systems and Structures
    Students identify Australia's social and economic connection to the world and the rights and responsibilities of Australian and global citizens. They examine decision-making processes at state and federal levels and explain the structures, roles and responsibilities of government. They examine changes in work practices and the rights and responsibilities of producers and users of goods and services. Students apply knowledge of participatory democracy to formulate plans and create possible solutions illustrating fairness and social justice for school, local, national and global problems.
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