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

Reflections of a Nation: the History and Design of our National Capital has been designed to highlight relevant curriculum profiles for secondary school students up to Year 10.

Band 4 - Studies of Society and Environment

Strand

Outcomes

Indicators

Activity

Social Systems and Structures

4.1 Time Continuity and Change

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

research and analyse information about the lifestyles at the time of Federation

represent and analyse significant events in Australia’s past and explain how they have impacted on Australia today

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

Choosing the Site of the National Capital (unit 1)

The Figures of Federation (unit 1)

A Time for Federation (unit 1)

A Capital Competition (unit 2)

Walter Burley Griffin Research Poster (unit 3)

National Capitals Worldwide
(unit 4)

What’s in a Name? (unit 4)

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, eg. what it means to be Australian

Choosing the Site of the National Capital (unit 1)

A Time for Federation (unit 1)

A Capital Competition (unit 2)

Walter Burley Griffin Research Poster (unit 3)

National Perceptions (unit 4)

What’s in a Name? (unit 4)

Band 5 - Studies of Society and Environment

Strand

Outcomes

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

The Figures of Federation (unit 1)

A Time for Federation (unit 1)

A Capital Competition (unit 2)

Walter Burley Griffin Research Poster (unit 3)

What’s in a Name? (unit 4)

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 behaviour.

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

make judgments about the impact of media/ICT in informing public opinion on an issue

The Figures of Federation (unit 1)

A Capital Competition (unit 2)

Walter Burley Griffin Research Poster (unit 3)

National Perceptions (unit 4)

A National Attraction (unit 5)

Commemoration in the Capital (unit 5)