HistoryYears 3 - 4First ContactsBefore ContactBefore Contact

Australia's First Peoples

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Teaching Notes

Key Concepts, Skills and Understandings

In this lesson, students learn about the ways in which Australia’s first peoples are identified now, and have been in the past. They recognise the diversity of the language groups in Australia and identify the group that belongs to their own region. Extension activities encourage students to think about the effects of names, particularly those used for multiple groups.

Focus Question

Who are Australia’s first peoples?

Australian National Curriculum

ACHASSI074, ACHASSI079, ACHASSK083

NSW Syllabus

HT2-4, HT2-5

Victorian Curriculum

VCHHK078, VCHHK074, VCHHC069

Subject

History

Years

3 - 4

Topic

First Contacts

Unit

Before Contact

Lesson Name

Australia's First Peoples

Lesson Time

60 mins

Author

Inquisitive Team

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