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Critical and Creative Thinking

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Structure

Critical and Creative Thinking is organised into three interrelated strands: Questions and Possibilities, Reasoning and Meta-Cognition.

StrandsQuestions and PossibilitiesReasoningMeta-Cognition
  Explore the nature of questioning and a range of processes and techniques to develop ideas Explore how to compose, analyse and evaluate arguments and reasoning Explore the use of strategies to understand, manage and reflect on thinking and learning processes

Achievement standards

In Critical and Creative Thinking, students progress along a curriculum continuum that provides the first achievement standard at Foundation to Level 2 and then at Levels 4, 6, 8 and 10. 

A 'Towards Foundation Levels A to D' curriculum is provided for students with disabilities or additional learning needs in this curriculum area.

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