Stage 5 Geography
Common Assessment Task
Due Day / Date: ________________, ___ / ___ / ___
(Term 3 Week 9)
| Take-home Research Task: Investigate TWO Australian communities.Submit your responses to Question 1 a., b., c. plus d. on paper to the class teacher on the due date.
| a. Outline the location of the TWO selected Australian communities. (≤ 75 words in total)
| b. Construct a labelled collage showing photographs of the TWO selected Australian communities. (single-sided A4) Black and white photocopies are acceptable.
| c. Interpret a satellite image for EACH of the TWO selected Australian communities. (≤ 125 words in total) Satellite images for BOTH Australian communities must be attached. Black and white photocopies are acceptable.
| d. Compare the demographic composition of the TWO selected Australian communities. (≤ 150 words in total)Answers could include population size, population growth rates, gender age structure, gender and ethnic composition.
| In-class Task: Write an answer to Question 2 a. on the paper provided on the due date. You will be given 10 minutes to write your answer, with each question to be answered on 10 lines.
| a. Explain ONE factor that is changing ONE of the selected communities.
Provide the main features of
Draw meaning from
Provide similarities and differences
Relate cause and effect
Identifies and gathers geographical information 4.3
Uses a range of written, oral and graphic forms to communicate geographical information.
Selected Focus Area:
Changing Australian Communities
Relevant NSW BOS Content Areas:
Atleast ONE Australian Community
Information Relevant To the Task:
On entering the classroom, your pens and correction...
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