Community and Remembrance 1
Students investigate important days and weeks that are celebrated or commemorated in Australia. They identify and describe local, state and national symbols and discuss their origins, symbolism and significance. They record and communicate their information through an infographic or poster.
Community and Remembrance 2
This topic provides a study of the Aboriginal identity and culture in the local area. This learning sequence consists of two short inquiries – connecting to Country and Aboriginal Dreaming stories.
In the first, students investigate the importance of Country and Place to the local Aboriginal people. They identify Aboriginal languages spoken and learn about the special relationship Aboriginal people have with Country. In the second, students explore Dreaming stories. They explore how Dreaming stories explain local connection to Country and respond to Dreaming stories that are presented to them using a variety of sources.
Community and remembrance 3
This topic provides a study of identity and diversity in both a local and broader context. Moving from the heritage of their local area, students explore the historical features that have been lost and retained. Students examine early transport in the local community and New South Wales through a guided inquiry. They use a range of sources to describe and explain how and why transport has changed or remained the same.