Democracy, Community and Me
Victorian Curriculum Links
Year 3 and 4
Civics and Citizenship
Government and Democracy
VCCCG001: Identify features of government and law and describe key democratic values.
VCCCG002: Identify how and why decisions are made democratically in communities.
VCCCG003: Explain the roles of local government and some familiar services provided at the local level.
Laws and Citizenship
.VCCCL004: Explain how and why people make rules.
VCCCL005: Distinguish between rules and laws and discuss why rules and laws are important.
Citizenship, Diversity and Identity
VCCCC006: Investigate why and how people participate within communities and cultural and social groups.
VCCCC007: Describe the different cultural, religious and/or social groups to which they and others in the community may belong.
VCECU004: Explore the contested meaning of concepts including fairness and harm and how they can seem to differ in different situations.
VCECU005: Explore the extent to which particular acts might be regarded by different people as good or bad, right or wrong, better or worse, and explain why.
Decision Making and Actions
VCECD008: Discuss the role of personal values and dispositions in ethical decision-making and actions.
Speaking and Listening
VCELA271: Understand that successful cooperation with others depends on shared use of social conventions, including turn-taking patterns, and forms of address that vary according to the degree of formality in social situations.
VCELY275: Listen to and contribute to conversations and discussions to share information and ideas and negotiate in collaborative situations and use interaction skills, including active listening and clear, coherent communications.
VCELY276: Plan and deliver short presentations, providing some key details in logical sequence, using appropriate tone, pace, pitch and volume.
VCELA304: Understand that social interactions influence the way people engage with ideas and respond to others.
VCELY307: Interpret ideas and information in spoken texts and listen for key points in order to carry out tasks and use information to share and extend ideas and use interaction skills.
VCELY308: Plan, rehearse and deliver presentations incorporating learned content and taking into account the particular audiences and purposes such as informative, persuasive and imaginative, including multimodal elements.