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.