Use the Indigenous Australian Language & Connection Resource Bundle to engage your students in a study of the languages of Australia's first people, and what they tell us about the Indigenous connection to place.
This resource is delivered as a PDF in A4 size.
So, what's included?
Dozens of ideas to introduce the topic, dig a little deeper and get creative with it!
Engaging 700-word story entitled Saying Hello to the Gubba Man targeted at readers in Years 3 to 6.
Glossary of unfamiliar terms found in the above story to build understanding and vocabulary.
Pre- and Post- reading quiz to assess reading comprehension.
KW Chart template to find out what students know, and what they would like to know about Indigenous language, culture and connection.
Indigenous Nations and Country additional information
What did Country Provide? Worksheet asks students to think about how Indigenous people used their land
Indigenous Message Stick Activity (instructions and template)
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The article used in this resource bundle was first published in HistoriCool Magazine Issue 18 December/January 2015/6. If you haven't already heard of HistoriCool Magazine (i.e. the coolest mag in history!) jump over to www.historicool.com.au to check it out!
Founded in 2013, HistoriCool Magazine is in the business of creating history-makers! Each and every issue of HistoriCool aims to inspire, engage and entertain 8-14 year-old readers with stories from the past while building core skills and confidence so that they may one day make history themselves.