Work Sample : Kerry

Activity : What are democratic rights?

    What are democratic rights? - Kerry : Grade Commentary

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Kerry has demonstrated thorough knowledge and understanding of democracy, rights and responsibilities. There is a high level of analysis and explanation of how a democracy works, and a possible solution to the scenario has been provided. The relationship between rights and responsibilities has been demonstrated and appropriate terminology has been used. 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.
  • 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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