Year 9 Social Studies

Selection for courses will open on September 2nd, 2020. In the meantime, visit the Learning Area pages to get indepth information about courses available to you.

Course Description

On completing this course students should be able to:
• Understand examples of how people participate in society
• Understand the significance of events to society
• Be able to explain ideas about society
• Give logical arguments
• Understand and use ideas about society
• Be actively involved in group learning
• Collect and present information
• Make value judgements about situations
• Communicate information
• Have a good knowledge of current events
• Understand strategies for problem solving
• Have numeracy skills in graphing and data usage

 Be able to better manage money

Students study 4 topics – 1 per term
• Unit 1: Inspiration
• Unit 2: Sustainability
• Unit 3: Managing money
• Unit 4: Government

Course Overview

Term 1
Inspirational people

Term 2
Sustainability issues

Term 3
Managing money

Term 4
Cultural interaction


1 1B5
1 2B8

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