Resources to Start Off Your Week 43: First Nations Resources Cont.
Last week I posted about five awesome First Nations resources that can be used in our classrooms and I am so excited about the traffic it received! To keep this topic going, I thought that this week I could share an actual project that I completed with my Grade 11 World Issues. As you know, our unit consisted of four sub-topics: - Ethno-diversity - World View - Effects of Assimilation - Indigenous Rights For our World View topic we looked at a variety of themes including religion, emotions…
Dreamtime Stories - Biladurang The Platypus
Dreamtime Story Animation "Biladurang The Platypus" for the Marambul Yuganha Exhibition at the Griffith campus of TAFE NSW Riverina Institute 2011.Exhibition...
Making a Nation History Lesson Plan - Yr 9 Australian History - Australian Curriculum Lessons
Summary of Lesson Plan: In this lesson, students compare what has happened in Europe to what has happened in Australia towards becoming a nation. They compare historical maps and respond to questions posed by the teacher. This is the first lesson in a series of lesson in the Yr 9 Australian History Unit. Australian Curriculum […]
Grade K learned about the most very basic marks in art... DOTS and CIRCLES. The class read the book The Dot, by Peter Reynolds. They also looked at a slide show of artwork that uses dots. These are some examples: Aboriginal Art made in Australia Georges Seurat and his Pointillist technique The Kindergartners made a picture using dots and circles as design elements. They focused on drawing circles, cutting and gluing circles and overlapping. The students got their first experience in art…
Appreciating Aboriginal Dreamtime Stories*
An Introduction for non-Australians Emily Gap N.T. Indigenous Australians were the original inhabitants of the continent we know today as Australia. They include Aboriginal Australians and Torres Strait Islanders. Together they make up 2.5% of Australia's population today. It is believed that they are amongst the oldest races on earth with estimates suggesting that they first arrived on this continent between 40,000 and 125,000 years ago. They are an ancient people with a rich and unique…
Aboriginal Dreamtime Stories - Free Lesson Plans, Games, PowerPoints
Aboriginal Dreamtime Stories - Free Lesson Plans, Games, Powerpoints
Tribal Music of Australia
RELATED LESSON PLAN"You Can Didgeridu It: Experiences with Australian Aboriginal Music" This 1949 field recording features songs from several aboriginal tribes in Australia, most of which feature the didjeridu (didgeridoo), a wind instrument which produces a low, droning sound, and rhythm sticks.
X-Ray Eyes on crayola.com
What’s inside a lizard? Or a cat, bird, or even yourself? Imagine you have X-ray eyes. Show bright bones and opaque organs with Crayola® Color Switchers™ Markers.
Australian Aboriginal Art and Storytelling
Australian Aboriginal art is one of the oldest continuing art traditions in the world. Much of the most important knowledge of aboriginal society was conveyed through different kinds of storytelling.