Civics and Citizenship
Civics and Citizenship – Satisfactory – Year 9
This portfolio of student work shows that the student can evaluate features of Australia’s political system, and identify and analyse the influences on people’s political choices (WS1, WS2). The student explains the key principles of Australia’s system of justice, and analyses the role of Australia’s court system. They analyse a range of factors that influence identities and attitudes to diversity. They describe how groups participate in and contribute to civic life (WS1, WS2).
The student can analyse a range of questions to investigate Australia’s political and legal systems, and can critically analyse information gathered from different sources for relevance and reliability (WS2). They compare and account for different interpretations and points of view on civics and citizenship issues (WS1, WS2). When planning for action, the student is aware of multiple perspectives (WS1), uses democratic processes, and negotiates solutions to an issue. They develop and present evidence-based arguments on civics and citizenship issues using appropriate texts, and subject-specific language and concepts (WS1, WS2). They analyse ways to be active and involved citizens in different contexts (WS1, WS2).