SOSE Assessment Tasks

WeekAssessment itemsDetails of assessment/resources
1
  • Table of five examples of laws/rules/customs.
  • Island scenario task.
  • Pictorial representation of punishments.
  • Table of five examples of laws/rules/customs.
  • Island scenario task.
  • Pictorial representation of punishments and written discussion of how they have changed.
2
  • Earliest Laws crossword.
  • Hammurabi Code and Ten Commandments activity.
  • Earliest Laws crossword.
  • Activity from Hammurabi's Code (Lower Secondary Units, pp 43–5).
3

 

  • What are the sources of Australian law? (Lower Secondary Units, pp 46–50).
4 
  • How do we make laws today? (Lower Secondary Units, pp 52–5).
  • Research activity (Lower Secondary Units, p 54).
5'Schooly Mac' questions.
  • 'Schooly Mac' questions (Heinemann English Links One, pp 4–5).
  • Rabbit-Proof Fence Worksheet.
6
  • A3 poster 'Types of laws'.
  • Students to use a newspaper and identify five different laws being broken; cut out the article/photograph and identify which type of law is being broken.
7
  • Stolen Generation: A3 brainstorm.
  • Oral presentation to class about an aspect of Ngarrindjeri lifestyle and culture.
  • Students to read about an aspect of Ngarrindjeri life and report back to the rest of the class.
  • (Resource: The Ngarrindjeri People: Aboriginal Peoples of the River Murray, Lakes and Coorong).
8
  • Questions from Aboriginal Law: The Dreaming handout.
  • Questions from the Ngurunderi handout.
  • Questions from Aboriginal Law: The Dreaming handout.
  • Questions from the Ngurunderi handout.
    (Resource: The Ngarrindjeri People).
  • Journal reflecting on guest speaker's discussion.
9
  • The place of customary law.
  • Activity 3: The place of customary law (Lower Secondary Units, pp 51–2).
  • Journal reflecting on guest speaker's discussion.