Work Sample : Jordan

Activity : What are democratic rights?

    What are democratic rights? - Jordan : Grade Commentary

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Jordan has demonstrated sound knowledge and understanding of democracy, rights and responsibilities. Familiarity with different types of government has been shown and there is good use of terminology. Adequate level of analysis, interpretation and explanation is evident. Jordan has not linked rights and responsibilities but clearly understands the difference between the two. This work sample demonstrates characteristics of work typically produced by a student performing at grade C standard at the end of Stage 3.

Grade C

The student has a sound knowledge and understanding of the main areas of content and has achieved an adequate level of competence in the processes and skills.

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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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