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Aboriginal Education

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Number of learning resources: 28

Early childhood

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Goanna jumps high
This unit of four lessons is based on a picture book that provides an Aboriginal context for a range of activities that help...

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Bush tucker
This lesson raises awareness of traditional bush foods through talks to students by local Aboriginal people, and participating...
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Counting bracelets
This lesson focuses on order of numbers and one-to-one correspondence for numbers 1 to 10. Both English and Wangkatha numbers...
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Head, shoulders, knees and toes
This lesson offers an opportunity for students to learn names of body parts in English and Wongutha, and to apply this knowledge...
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Milpinti: story wire
This lesson presents an Aboriginal approach to telling stories and explores storytelling techniques in other cultures comparing...
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Tracking
This lesson examines animal tracks and their effects on Aboriginal people's past and present lives. Aspects like: identifying...

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Animal walks
In this unit of four lessons students learn about animals and the way they move around, making the movements themselves....
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Animals around us
This unit of three lessons focuses on identifying Australian animals and teaching their names in English and an Aboriginal...
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Caring for wetlands: the Noongar way
This unit of five lessons studies how Noongar people protect the environment and care for wetlands. They know how important...
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Cultural experiences
A series of four lessons encourages discovery of more about local Noongar culture through activities like: stories, painting,...
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Damper and bread
This unit of four lessons provides the opportunity for students to make both damper and bread, comparing processes, and language...
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Families
This unit of three lessons focuses on Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal families, and the similarities and differences in structures...
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Learning about Aboriginal role models
This unit of two lessons explores the concept of role models, their characteristics and their importance to young people....
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Making marks and colours
This unit of two lessons introduces students to Aboriginal rock art as part of the landscape, and how this rock art was created....
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Moonglue
This unit of five lessons studies the moral of the story, Moonglue, which is: the importance of listening to mother, and...
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Mooro people travelling
Whole school project, stage one, focusing on understanding Australia's Indigenous peoples; importance of reconciliation;...
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My body
This unit of five lessons identifies body parts in English and an Aboriginal language. Activities such as making a book,...
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My body (names of parts of the body)
This unit of five lessons raises awareness of Aboriginal language and presents Aboriginal words for body parts to learn....
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Names of parts of the environment
This unit of five lessons explains issues involved in teaching Aboriginal languages and provides an effective approach to...
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Night
This lesson introduces Dreaming stories of the Yindjibarndi people, and words from their language. Values such as pursuit...
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Nyuntu ninti (what you should know)
This unit of eight lessons explores a picture book and dvd focusing on Uluru and its traditional custodians. It addresses...
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Our community collage
This unit of six lessons encourages students to investigate and discuss their local communities and culture. Group work skills...
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Shelter
This unit of three lessons examines shelters (homes) of traditional Aboriginal people. Shared reading and comprehension skills...
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Sounds of our language
This unit of four lessons provides opportunities for students to recognise and use basic aspects of written language such...
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Spear throwing
This unit of six lessons explores the concept of length/distance measurement in an Aboriginal cultural context. Non-standard...
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Storytelling from The Dreaming
This unit of three lessons introduces the concept of story structure (beginning, middle and end/resolution); elements such...

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A 'long-time' visit to Kakadu
This unit of four lessons explores ways Aboriginal people learn about, collect and use bush tucker. Activities based on the...

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Animals around us
This unit of three lessons focuses on identifying Australian animals and teaching their names in English and an Aboriginal...

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Animals around us
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Page last updated 23 January 2014

Early childhood
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