Program Guide

Curriculum mapping

SUBJECT

STAGE

OUTCOME NUMBER

OUTCOME

CONTENT OR OTHER SYLLABUS REQUIREMENT

English

4

3

A student responds to and composes texts in different technologies.

A student learns about etiquette and ethical behaviour associated with email and use of the internet.

English

4

11

A student uses, reflects on and assesses individual and collaborative skills for learning.

A student learns to find, select and evaluate information from a range of sources.

A student learns about bibliographies, citation (including the internet), acknowledgement of sources and plagiarism.

English

5

3

A student selects, uses, describes and explains how different technologies affect and shape meaning.

A student learns to use advanced word processing tools including formatting of references and bibliographies, formatting multiple page documents including weblinks, importing data from the internet and manipulating images to compose and format texts for different purposes, audiences and contexts, including the workplace.

A student learns about advanced tools and uses of information and communication technologies including references, bibliographies, formatting multiple-page documents, weblinks, importing data from the internet, manipulating images and the nature, scope and ethical use of information and communication technologies in contemporary society.

English

5

11

A student uses, reflects on, assesses and adapts their individual and collaborative skills for learning with increasing independence and effectiveness.

A student learns to use individual and group processes to generate, investigate, document, clarify, refine, critically evaluate and present ideas and information drawn from books, the internet and other sources of information.

A student learns about ways of managing information and communication technologies for effective learning.

Mathematics

4

A student learns to work in a group to design and conduct an investigation.

A student learns how to use spreadsheets, databases, statistics packages or other technology, to analyse collected data, present graphical displays and discuss ethical issues that may arise from the data.

Mathematics

5

5.1

A student learns to apply ethical considerations when using hardware and software (Reflecting).

Science

4

4.17

A student evaluates the relevance of data and information.

A student learns about processing information.

A student learns to:

-collate information from a number of sources

-distinguish between relevant and irrelevant information

-check the reliability of gathered data and information by comparing them with observations or information from other sources

-critically analyse the accuracy of scientific information presented in mass media.

Science

4

4.18

A student, with guidance, presents information to an audience to achieve a particular purpose.

A student learns about presenting information.

A student, with guidance, learns to:

-select, and use appropriately, types of texts for different purposes and contexts including a discussion, explanation, procedure, exposition, recount, report, response or experimental record for oral or written presentation

-select and use an appropriate medium to present data and information

-select and use an appropriate method to acknowledge sources of information.

History

4

4.8

A student locates, selects and organises relevant information from a number of sources, including ICT, to conduct basic historical research.

History

5

5.6

A student uses sources appropriately in an historical inquiry.

Australia and World War I:

A student learns how to use sources appropriately in an historical inquiry.

A student learns to select and use appropriate oral, written and other forms, including ICT, to communicate effectively about the past for different audiences.

Students learn to identify, comprehend and use historical sources, including a database/website, as part of a historical inquiry.

5.8

A student locates, selects and organises relevant historical information from a number of sources, including ICT, to undertake historical inquiry.

Australia's Social and Cultural History in the Post-War Period:

A student learns to use and evaluate historical sources for the purpose of a historical inquiry.

A student learns to locate, select and organise information from a variety of sources.

ICT skills appropriate for this topic may include the following:

A student learns to locate, select and organise information from a variety of sources, including internet/websites.

A student learns to present research as a formatted, multi-page document.

A student learns to demonstrate knowledge of ethics regarding use of technology to communicate information

5.10

A student selects and uses appropriate oral, written and other forms, including ICT, to communicate effectively about the past for different audiences.

Geography

4

4.1

A student identifies and gathers geographical information.

A student learns to locate and gather information from a variety of primary and secondary sources, including maps, globes, plans, fieldwork, information and communication technology, books, 3D, models, videos, photographs.

A student learns to evaluate the appropriateness of information gathered.

A student reflects on the appropriateness of information-gathering processes.

A student learns to process, present and analyse geographical information using information and communication technology.

A student learns to draw conclusions and make generalisations.

A student learns to present geographical information in the form of both oral and written reports accompanied by maps and graphs, including databases, flow charts, multimedia presentations, debates, role-plays, models and simulations.

A student learns to reflect on the appropriateness of different forms of communication.

A student learns to practise extended writing activities based on extended reading and research.

4.2

A student organises and interprets geographical information.

4.3

A student uses a range of written, oral and graphic forms to communicate geographical information.

Languages

4

Moving Between Cultures

2

A student demonstrates knowledge of key features of the culture of specific language speaking communities.

A student learns about collecting and interpreting electronic information, with consideration of its ethical use, in order to identify and reflect on representations of culture.

A student learns to research and present information on specific language speaking communities using a range of information and communication technologies, including CD-ROMs and the internet.

Languages

5

Using Language 4

A student experiments with linguistic patterns and structures in a language to convey information and to express own ideas.

A student learns about the use of technology to express ideas and create own text.

A student learns to access websites to transfer and manipulate data to produce a specific text, eg multimedia presentation.

Languages

5

Moving Between Cultures

2

A student identifies, explains and discusses references to cultural, social and historical features.

A student learns to identify, explain and discuss information selected from a variety of sources, eg information and communication technologies.

Music

4

4.4

A student demonstrates an understanding of musical concepts through exploring, experimenting, improvising, organising, arranging and composing.

A student learns to experiment and improvise both individually and in groups using stimulus characteristic of the repertoire studied.

A student learns to organise musical ideas into simple compositions both individually and in groups.

PDHPE

5

5.2

A student evaluates their capacity to reflect on and respond positively to challenges.

A student learns about strengthening resilience

-characteristics of resilience

-skills that enhance resilience, eg problem-solving

-self-monitoring

-maintaining a realistic perspective.


Download PDF Download PDF version to print