Australian Curriculum Categories


Research own heritage and cultural identities, and explore strategies to respect and value diversity


  • researching games from their country of heritage and teaching the class how to play them (Skills: Literacy, Intercultural Understanding)
  • investigating how food practices differ between families, communities and cultural groups, and how food preparation and consumption are used to celebrate and pass on cultural beliefs, practices and values (Skills: Literacy, Ethical Understanding, Intercultural Understanding)
  • planning a day that celebrates the cultural diversity of students in their class by sharing food, stories and games from their cultural background (Skills: Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability, Intercultural Understanding)
  • reading Dreaming stories unique to an Aboriginal group and comparing them to stories shared in different cultures (Skills: Literacy, Personal and Social Capability, Intercultural Understanding)

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