Students will undertake an open book quiz that will test what the student has learnt throughout this unit.

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Curriculum content descriptions


Applies a variety of skills of historical inquiry and communication


Acquires, processes and communicates geographical information using geographical tools for inquiry


Develop appropriate questions to guide an inquiry about people, events, developments, places, systems and challenges


Collect and record relevant geographical data and information from the field and secondary sources, using ethical protocols


Locate and collect relevant information and data from primary sources and secondary sources


Represent the location of places and other types of geographical data and information in different forms including diagrams, field sketches and large-scale and small-scale maps that conform to cartographic conventions of border, scale, legend, title, north point and source; using digital and spatial technologies as appropriate


Organise and represent data in a range of formats including tables, graphs and large- and small-scale maps, using discipline-appropriate conventions


Examine different viewpoints on actions, events, issues and phenomena in the past and present


Interpret maps and other geographical data and information using digital and spatial technologies as appropriate, to develop identifications, descriptions, explanations and conclusions that use geographical terminology


Interpret data and information displayed in a range of formats to identify, describe and compare distributions, patterns and trends, and to infer relationships


Evaluate evidence to draw conclusions


Work in groups to generate responses to issues and challenges


Use criteria to make decisions and judgements and consider advantages and disadvantages of preferring one decision over others


Reflect on learning to propose personal and/or collective action in response to an issue or challenge, and predict the probable effects


Identify the origin, content features and the purpose of historical sources and describe the context of these sources when explaining daily life in colonial Australia, reasons for migration and causes and effects of Federation


Present ideas, findings, viewpoints and conclusions in a range of texts and modes that incorporate source materials, digital and non-digital representations and discipline-specific terms and conventions


Explore the concept of opportunity cost and explain how it involves choices about the alternative use of limited resources and the need to consider trade-offs


Explains interactions and connections between people, places and environments


Compares and contrasts influences on the management of places and environments


Identifies change and continuity and describes the causes and effects of change on Australian society


Describes and explains the significance of people, groups, places and events to the development of Australia


How the concept of opportunity cost involves choices about the alternative use of resources and the need to consider trade-offs


Consider the effect that the consumer and financial decisions of individuals may have on themselves, their family, the broader community and the natural, economic and business environment


The effect that consumer and financial decisions can have on the individual, the broader community and the environment


Identify the reasons businesses exist and investigate the different ways they produce and distribute goods and services


The reasons businesses exist and the different ways they provide goods and services