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Work Sample : Riley

Activity : Information report on a nation in the Asia-Pacific region

    Information report on a nation in the Asia-Pacific region - Riley : Grade Commentary

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Riley has demonstrated a thorough understanding of the cultural practices and traditions of a nation in the Asia-Pacific region. Information has been located and applied with a high level of analysis, interpretation and explanation. An appropriate report format has been used but it would benefit from the addition of categories such as people, food, flora and fauna to provide greater depth. Riley has demonstrated a high level of competence in organising information and applying terminology using basic desktop publishing skills and mostly accurate spelling and punctuation. This work sample demonstrates characteristics of work typically produced by a student performing at grade B standard at the end of Stage 3.

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 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.
  • Cultures
    Students explain how shared culture, heritage and language, including those of Aboriginal peoples, contribute to Australian and community identity. They explore cultural diversity by examining how cultures change through interactions with other cultures and the environment.
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