Asia and Australia’s engagement with Asia – Picture books

This resource aims to:

  • suggest picture books to support the cross-curriculum priority of Asia and Australia’s engagement with Asia and the general capabilities of intercultural understanding and difference and diversity within the context of human society and its environment (HSIE)

  • promote the value of using picture books in learning in K-10 geography and history.

This resource aims to provide snapshots of learning activities that enable students to:

  • acquire knowledge and understandings of the diversity within and between Asian countries, cultures, values and beliefs

  • build knowledge and understandings of the achievements, contributions and influences of Asia’s peoples

  • develop a global perspective and build understandings, knowledge and skills in interconnections between Australia and Asia

  • develop and practise knowledge, skills, behaviours and dispositions in intercultural understanding

  • develop and practise skills in historical and geographical inquiry

  • investigate, think critically about and act responsibly for their world.

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