Western Australian curriculum framework and student outcomes

Western Australian 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.

Level 5 – Society and Environment

Strand

Outcome level descriptions

The student:

Student achievement descriptions

Activity

Investigation, Communication and Participation

Analyses and clarifies the purpose of an investigation to formulate questions; selects from a range of appropriate data sources and methods of recording; and uses supporting evidence to explain patterns and draw conclusions that generalise beyond the immediate context and present a particular viewpoint.

ICP 5.2

Selects from a range of appropriate data sources and methods of recording that enhance the specific purposes of an investigation.

ICP 5.3

Collects evidence from a variety of sources and explains patterns in the evidence to draw conclusions that present a particular viewpoint.

ICP 5.4

Communicates findings in ways that show consideration of the facts, opinions and motives for a particular viewpoint when justifying generalisations made.

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)

Time, Continuity and Change

Understands that the consequences of people’s actions may be either change or continuity and that people’s beliefs and/ or motives contribute to the different perspectives they hold on people and events of the past.

TCC 5.1

Understands that, when comparing the significant events, people and ideas in one time period with those of another, changing and lasting aspects are evident in communities and societies.

TCC 5.2

Understands that the beliefs and way of life of people are a consequence of changes and continuity in other times.

Honour Roll Investigation (unit 2)

Level 6 – Society and Environment

Strand

Outcome level descriptions

The student:

Student achievement descriptions

Activity

Investigation, Communication and Participation

Formulates own hypothesis for an investigation; identifies the main aspects to be considered and decides on the most appropriate data sources and recording techniques; and justifies own conclusions by examining logically the viewpoints and the evidence presented by others for accuracy, bias and omission.

ICP 6.2

Selects and decides on the most appropriate data sources and recording techniques for an argument or viewpoint.

ICP 6.4

When communicating findings develops conclusions, justifies personal stances by discussing logically and considering viewpoints and evidence presented by others.

National Police Memorial Critical Analysis (unit 1)

Honour Roll Investigation
(unit 2)

Time, Continuity and Change

Understands that the present has evolved at varying rates from past people and events and that it is perceived by people according to their beliefs and values.

TCC 6.3

Understands that, over time, changes occur in interpretations of people and events of the past.

National Police Memorial Critical Analysis (unit 1)

Honour Roll Investigation
(unit 2)

Western Australian 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.

Level 5 – English

Strand

Outcome level descriptions

The student:

Student achievement descriptions

Activity

Writing

Explores challenging ideas and issues in a variety of text types; selects language to suit specific audiences, purposes and contexts and adapts the language structures and conventions necessary for clear communication; and applies a range of planning and reviewing strategies to shape writing.

W 5.1

Uses a variety of text types to express clearly, define and develop challenging ideas and issues.

W 5.2

Selects language to suit a specific audience, purpose and context and adapts the language structures and conventions necessary for clear communication.

W 5.3

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

A Creative Competition (unit 1)

National Police Memorial Critical Analysis (unit 1)

Poetic Policing (unit 2)

Flying the Flag (unit 2)

Level 6 – English

Strand

Outcome level descriptions

The student:

Student achievement descriptions

Activity

Writing

Writes with a clear sense of purpose and structure, exploring different perspectives, experimenting with language conventions and varying their expression to enhance effect and to meet the expectations of different audiences; and uses appropriate strategies to evaluate and review their writing.

W 6.1

Writes with a clear sense of purpose and structure and explores different perspectives when writing detailed information and ideas for different audiences.

W 6.2

Controls writing and varies expression to enhance the effect and to meet the expectations of different audiences purposes and contexts.

W 6.3

Uses and experiments with a range of language structures and features to meet the expectations of different audiences and purposes.

A Creative Competition (unit 1)

Poetic Policing
(unit 2)

Flying the Flag
(unit 2)