Inquiry

Inquiry Levels 1 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other Learning Areas

The Humanities /

Geography

 Geographical Concepts and Skills 

  • Identify how people are connected to different places(Geographical Knowledge)
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Country/Place on which the school is located and why Country/Place is important to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and the ways in which they maintain special connections to particular Country/Place
  • Definition of places as parts of the Earth’s surface that have been given meaning by people, and how places can be defined at a variety of scales
  • Representation of the location of places and their features on maps and models, including a globe, and the location of the major geographical divisions of the world in relation to Australia

 

History 

Historical Concepts and Skills 

  • Sequence significant events about personal and family history to create a chronological narrative 

Historical Knowledge 

  • How they, their family, friends and communities commemorate past events that are important to them

  • How the present, past and future are signified by terms indicating and describing time 

 

Critical and Creative Thinking 

Meta-Cognition 

  • Investigate ways to problem-solve, using egocentric and experiential language

  • Consider ways to express and describe thinking activity, including the expression of feelings about learning, both to others and self (Questions and Possibilities)

  • Make simple modifications to known ideas and routine solutions to generate some different ideas and possibilities

  • Identify, describe and use different kinds of question stems to gather information and ideas 

Ethical Capability 

Decision Making and Actions 

  • Explore the type of acts often considered right and those often considered wrong and the reasons why they are considered so  

Intercultural Capability

Cultural Diversity 

  • Identify and discuss cultural diversity in the school and/or community

  • Imagine and explain what their responses might be if they were placed in a different cultural situation or setting 

Cultural Practices 

  • Describe their experiences of intercultural encounters in which they have been involved

  • Identify what is familiar and what is different in the ways culturally diverse individuals and families live 

Personal and Social Capability 

  • Social Awareness and Management

  • Recognise that conflict occurs and distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate ways to deal with conflict 

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