Northern Territory curriculum framework and student outcomes

Northern Territory Studies of Society and Environment
curriculum framework and student outcomes

The National Police Memorial Education Resource has been designed to highlight relevant curriculum profiles for secondary school students up to Year 10.

Band 4 – Studies of Society and Environment

Strand

Outcome

Indicators

Activity

Social Systems and Structures

4.1 Time, Continuity and Change

Analyse significant ideas, people and movements that have shaped societies.

investigate and report on key themes in the history of the modern period

Honour Roll Investigation (unit 2)

4.4 Values, Beliefs and Cultural Diversity

Research and describe the diverse interpretations and reactions of individuals/ groups to the impact of major events in Australia and how this cultural diversity contributes to the identity of a society.

analyse events which have impacted on developing a sense of identity in individuals, communities and groups

National Police Memorial Critical Analysis (unit 1)

Honour Roll Investigation (unit 2)

Band 5 – Studies of Society and Environment

Strand

Outcome

Indicators

Activity

Social Systems and Structures

5.1 Time, Continuity and Change

Analyse how past forces and events have shaped contemporary communities.

research and report on significant events and ideas which have shaped Australian society.

National Police Memorial Critical Analysis (unit 1)

Honour Roll Investigation (unit 2)

5.4 Values, Beliefs and Cultural Diversity

Critically evaluate the cultural and social structures, values and beliefs of communities and groups that impact and influence behaviours, attitudes and actions.

identify and document historical influences on present and future Australian identity/ identities

critically analyse information for accuracy, relevance, reliability, bias, racism and paternalism

A Creative Competition (unit 1)

National Police Memorial Critical Analysis (unit 1)

Honour Roll Investigation (unit 2)

Northern Territory English curriculum framework and student outcomes

The National Police Memorial Education Resource has been designed to highlight relevant curriculum profiles for secondary school students up to Year 10.

Band 4 – English

Strand

Outcome

Indicators

Activity

Writing

4.1 Texts and Contexts

Plan, compose and edit a range of sustained and developed texts appropriate to audience, purpose and context.

identify and use basic essay structure

compose reflections demonstrating an understanding of the beliefs/ values in texts studied

compose and construct a range of texts

write texts for familiar audiences providing a personal viewpoint supported by factual or textual information

compose creative and analytical responses to texts

A Creative Competition (unit 1)

National Police Memorial Critical Analysis (unit 1)

Honour Roll Investigation (unit 2)

Poetic Policing (unit 2)

Flying the Flag (unit 2)

4.2 Language Structures and Features

Control language structures and features necessary to communicate ideas and information clearly in written texts of some length and complexity.

identify flaws and inconsistencies in own writing and attempt to correct through self-editing

examine and write poetry which demonstrates understanding of form/ technique

Poetic Policing (unit 2)

Band 5 – English

Strand

Outcome

Indicators

Activity

Writing

5.1 Texts and Contexts

Plan and compose a range of texts characterised by appropriate register and complexity of purpose and subject matter.

construct text responses using appropriate structure and support opinions with factual/ textual information

predict likely characteristics/ expectations of an audience and accommodate or resist appropriately

express personal opinion and voice through written responses to texts

A Creative Competition (unit 1)

National Police Memorial Critical Analysis (unit 1)

Honour Roll Investigation (unit 2)

Poetic Policing (unit 2)

Flying the Flag (unit 2)

5.2 Language Structures and Features

Experiment with and control language when constructing texts to address or challenge audience expectations.

use language structures/ features to attempt to influence audience

write and analyse poetry demonstrating an understanding of poetic techniques and devices

write descriptive pieces that create an atmosphere and incorporate symbolism

Poetic Policing (unit 2)