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Humanities and Social Sciences

Year 3

Above satisfactory

HASS - Above satisfactory - Year 3

Portfolio summary

This portfolio of student work shows that the student can identify a range of individuals, events and aspects of the past that have significance in the present (WS2, WS3, WS7). The student identifies and describes specific aspects of the community that have changed and remained the same over time (WS2). The student describes in detail the diverse characteristicof different places at the local scale (WS2, WS4) and identifies and describes similarities and differences between the characteristics of these places (WS2, WS4). The student identifies connections between people and the characteristics of places (WS1, WS2). The student explains the role of rules in the community and the importance of making decisions democratically (WS6, WS8). The student identifies the importance of different celebrations and commemorations for different groups (WS1, WS2, WS3, WS7). The student explains how and why people participate in and contribute to the community (WS1, WS3, WS8). 

The student poses questions and locates and collects information from sources, including observations, to answer these questions (WS1, WS2). The student examines information to identify a point of view (WS6) and interprets data to identify and describe simple distributions (WS1). The student draws detailed conclusions and shares views on an issue (WS3). The student sequences information about events and the lives of individuals in chronological order (WS2). The student records and represents data in different formats, including detailed labelled maps using basic cartographic conventions (WS1, WS4, WS5). The student reflects on learning to suggest individual action in response to an issue or challenge (WS3, WS6). The student clearly and accurately communicates ideas, findings and conclusions in oral, visual and written forms using simple discipline-specific terms (WS1, WS3, WS6, WS7, WS8). 

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