Links to the Australian Curriculum

Democracy and the media

History

  • History / Year 9 / Historical Skills / Chronology, terms and concepts Use chronological sequencing to demonstrate the relationship between events and developments in different periods and places. ACHHS164
  • Use historical terms and concepts. ACHHS165
  • History / Year 9 / Historical Skills / Historical questions and research Identify and locate relevant sources, using ICT and other methods. ACHHS168
  • History / Year 9 / Historical Skills / Analysis and use of sources Process and synthesise information from a range of sources for use as evidence in an historical argument. ACHHS170
  • History / Year 9 / Historical Skills / Perspectives and interpretations Identify and analyse the perspectives of people from the past. ACHHS172
  • History / Year 10 / Historical Skills / Chronology, terms and concepts Use chronological sequencing to demonstrate the relationship between events and developments in different periods and places. ACHHS182
  • Use historical terms and concepts. ACHHS183
  • History / Year 10 / Historical Skills / Historical questions and research Identify and locate relevant sources, using ICT and other methods. ACHHS186
  • History / Year 10 / Historical Skills / Analysis and use of sources Process and synthesise information from a range of sources for use as evidence in an historical argument. ACHHS188
  • History / Year 10 / Historical Skills / Perspectives and interpretations Identify and analyse the perspectives of people from the past. ACHHS190

English

  • English / Year 9 / Literacy / Texts in context Analyse how the construction and interpretation of texts, including media texts, can be influenced by cultural perspectives and other texts. ACELY1739
  • English / Year 9 / Literacy / Interacting with others Use interaction skills to present and discuss an idea and to influence and engage an audience by selecting persuasive language, varying voice tone, pitch, and pace, and using elements such as music and sound effects. ACELY1811
  • English / Year 9 / Literacy / Interpreting, analysing, evaluating Interpret, analyse and evaluate how different perspectives of issue, event, situation, individuals or groups are constructed to serve specific purposes in texts. ACELY1742
  • English / Year 9 / Literacy / Creating texts Create imaginative, informative and persuasive texts that present a point of view and advance or illustrate arguments, including texts that integrate visual, print and/or audio features. ACELY1746
  • Use a range of software, including word processing programs, flexibly and imaginatively to publish texts. ACELY1748
  • English / Year 10 / Language / Language for interaction Understand how language use can have inclusive and exclusive social effects, and can empower or disempower people. ACELA1564
  • Understand that people’s evaluations of texts are influenced by their value systems, the context and the purpose and mode of communication. ACELA1565
  • English / Year 10 / Literacy / Interacting with others Use organisation patterns, voice and language conventions to present a point of view on a subject, speaking clearly, coherently and with effect, using logic, imagery and rhetorical devices to engage audiences. ACELY1813
  • English / Year 10 / Literacy / Interpreting, analysing, evaluating Identify and analyse implicit or explicit values, beliefs and assumptions in texts and how these are influenced by purposes and likely audiences.ACELY1752
  • Use comprehension strategies to compare and contrast information within and between texts, identifying and analysing embedded perspectives, and evaluating supporting evidence. ACELY1754
  • English / Year 10 / Literacy / Creating texts Create sustained texts, including texts that combine specific digital or media content, for imaginative, informative, or persuasive purposes that reflect upon challenging and complex issues. ACELY1756
     

General capabilities

  • Literacy
  • Information and communication technology capability
  • Critical and creative thinking
  • Ethical behaviour

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