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Content description VCCCTR039

Critical and Creative Thinking / Levels 7 and 8 / Reasoning
Content description
Examine how to select appropriate criteria and how criteria are used in clarifying and challenging arguments and ideas
  1. examining arguments for and against a proposal such as changes to the law related to compulsory wearing of a bike helmet and clarifying whether each argument uses the same or different criteria and how this affects the ability to meaningfully compare the arguments
  2. comparing the clarity of ideas formed with and without criteria and discussing their usefulness, for example comparing the quality of feedback that would be received against given criteria with an open response
  3. identifying considerations that influence selection of criteria, such as considering the nature of the “horror” genre when identifying criteria to compare works within the “horror” genre
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