History (Off-site): Australia's Indigenous Living History
History: Australia's Indigenous Living History (Off-site)
Program Location: Hands on Rock and The Drip at Goulburn River NP
Recommended for Year 3 students.
This excursion visits the very special indigenous sites of Hands on Rock and The Drip. The unit focuses on, and allows students to experience aspects of Australia’s Indigenous culture with a focus on our local Wiradjuri Country and its peoples.
YINDYAMARRA – do something slowly, to respect, to be gentle, to be polite, to honour, take responsibility
HT2-1 Identifies celebrations and commemorations of significances in Australia and the world
HT2-2 Describes and explains how significant individuals, groups and events contributed to changes in the local community over time
HT2-5 Applies Skills of historical inquiry and communication
PD2-3 Explains how empathy, inclusion and respect can positively influence relationships
Key inquiry question/s
Who lived here first and how do we know?
How has our community changed? What features have been lost and what features have been retained?
How and why do people choose to remember significant events of the past?
Why are empathy, inclusion and respect important in our relationships?
Key syllabus outcomes
The importance of Country and Place to Aboriginal and /or Torres Strait Islander peoples who belong to the local area. (ACHHK060)
The diversity and longevity of Australia’s first peoples and the ways Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are connected to Country and Place. (ACHHK077)
The nature of contact between Aboriginal people and/or Torres Strait Islander and others. (ACHHK080)
Describe and practise ways respect, empathy and valuing diversity can positively influence respectful relationships (ACPPS037)
Describe behaviours that show empathy and respect for the rights of others
Investigate Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and other peoples’cultures and cultural heritages to respect and value diversity (ACPPS042)
Explore local Aboriginal cultures and cultural heritages and propose ways to show respect and value diversity in the community
Investigate ways different cultures celebrate important events and develop a sense of belonging in their community