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Spiritual Message of the Week

This week’s message is :-

Manners Towards Neighbours

Change and Continuity ❂ Cultures ❂ Environments ❂ Social Systems and Structures

Students identify personally significant events, places and people and compare these with those of their peers. They use language associated with time, change and place. Students examine characteristics common to people, including Aboriginal peoples, describing some of the similarities and differences. They acquire information by direct observation, talking to others, and by viewing, reading and listening to texts.

Students identify and explore familiar natural and built environments, how to care for them and the activities that occur in them. They communicate knowledge and understanding orally, through writing and drawing, and by constructing models.

Students identify people’s needs and explain how these are met individually and cooperatively. They explore roles, responsibilities and rules in the classroom and at home.

 

 

Change and Continuity ❂ Cultures ❂ Environments ❂ Social Systems and Structures

Students recount important family and community traditions and practices. They sequence events in the past and explain changes in their lives, in their communities and in other communities.

Students explore the composition of a number of groups, including Aboriginal peoples, in their community and recognise that groups have specific identifying features, customs, practices, symbols, religion, language and traditions. They acquire information about their local community by direct and indirect experience and communicate with others using various forms of electronic media.

Students make comparisons between natural, heritage and built features of the local area and examine the human interaction with these features. They investigate the relationship between people and environments including the relationship between Aboriginal peoples and the land. Students use the language of location in relative terms and construct and use pictorial maps and models of familiar areas.

Students identify roles, responsibilities and rules within the family, school and community and explore their interaction. They describe how people and technologies link to produce goods and services to satisfy needs and wants.

 

 

Change and Continuity ❂ Cultures ❂ Environments ❂ Social Systems and Structures

Students explore change in communities from different perspectives and evaluate the effects of change on individuals and groups, including Aboriginal peoples, and the environment. They understand key events related to the British colonisation of Australia and identify the changes and consequences for Aboriginal and other peoples and the continent.

Students explain how different cultures and traditions contribute to Australian and community identity. They examine a variety of local and other communities, investigating similarities and differences including ways of living, languages and belief systems.

Students identify, locate and describe natural, heritage and built features in the local area and in other parts of Australia and explain their significance and management. They locate the four compass points and other significant features on a map and develop skills to locate and evaluate information from a variety of sources.

Students examine roles, responsibilities, rights and the decision-making processes in schools and local government. They participate in the planning, implementation and evaluation of school and community programs recognising how participation in these contributes to the quality of school and community life. They examine how technologies affect the provision of goods and services, lifestyles, the environment and monetary exchange. Students use a variety of texts and media to communicate information and data.

 

 

Change and Continuity ❂ Cultures ❂ Environments ❂ Social Systems and Structures

Students explore the principles of Australian democracy and explain its development over time. They investigate significant events in Australia's past and explain the implications for the development of Australian identity, heritage and cultural diversity.

They locate information from a variety of primary and secondary sources, presenting their findings in a range of ways. Students explain how shared culture, heritage and language, including those of Aboriginal peoples, contribute to Australian and community identity.

They explore cultural diversity by examining how cultures change through interactions with other cultures and the environment.

Students analyse Australian and global environments, identifying environmental issues and problems and they explore ways in which individuals and groups can contribute to solutions for these. They investigate human interactions with environments and recognise ecologically sustainable development. Students recognise various beliefs and practices and explain how these influence interactions with environments. They sketch, label and use maps, applying appropriate conventions and terminology.

Students identify Australia's social and economic connection to the world and the rights and responsibilities of Australian and global citizens. They examine decision-making processes at state and federal levels and explain the structures, roles and responsibilities of government. They examine changes in work practices and the rights and responsibilities of producers and users of goods and services.

Students apply knowledge of participatory democracy to formulate plans and create possible solutions illustrating fairness and social justice for school, local, national and global problems.