YEAR 10 HISTORY
National Curriculum Program 2013
Semester 2, 2013
Assessment Instrument 3
AREA OF STUDY: THE MODERN WORLD (c.1920 – 2010CE).
DEPTH STUDY 3: CIVIL RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS (1945 – PRESENT).
Assessment Mode: Inquiry-based Research Assignment
FOCUS OF INQUIRY: How did the iconic Civil Rights activists of the 1950’s & the 1960’s achieve social change for Torres Strait Islanders, Indigenous Australians and the African-American people?
Name: ________________________ Teacher: ______________________
Preparation Time: 6 Weeks
Due Date: ______________________
1. The allocated time period for the preparation of this assignment will be six (6) weeks (In-class time in addition to your own time at home).
2. The genre / mode of the presentation will be an Inquiry-based research assignment. Your Research ITEM should address a clear Hypothesis, focus questions and be accompanied by a research notebook as evidence of progression through the inquiry-based research process.
3. The length of the research item should be a minimum of 600 – 800 words in length and should be presented in an appropriate written format (eg. Historical Essay genre OR Report Format complete with Bibliography and Appendices).
4. Full copies of your Research notes, Draft work and Final Research Essay must be submitted in a plastic sheet in the Assignment box by 3pm on the due date.
ACARA National Curriculum History Achievement Standard: Year 10 By the end of Year 10, students refer to key events, the actions of individuals and groups, and beliefs and values to explain patterns of change and continuity over time. They analyse the causes and effects of events and developments and explain their relative importance. They explain the context for people’s actions in the past. Students explain the significance of events and developments from a range of perspectives. They explain...
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