A worksheet for students to reflect on the NAIDOC theme as it relates to them.
After a teacher-led class discussion about the NAIDOC theme “Heal Country!”, students reflect on what they have learned about Country, how it needs healing and what they can do to heal Country.
Student contributions can be written in the spaces provided and using spare pages if needed.
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Australian Curriculum alignment
The importance of Country/Place to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples who belong to a local area
Days and weeks celebrated or commemorated in Australia (including Australia Day, Anzac Day, and National Sorry Day) and the importance of symbols and emblems
The diversity of Australia's first peoples and the long and continuous connection of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples to Country/Place (land, sea, waterways and skies)
The nature of contact between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and others, for example, the Macassans and the Europeans, and the effects of these interactions on, for example, people and environments
The importance of environments, including natural vegetation, to animals and people
The custodial responsibility Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples have for Country/Place, and how this influences views about sustainability
The impact of a significant development or event on an Australian colony
The influence of people, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, on the environmental characteristics of Australian places
Experiences of Australian democracy and citizenship, including the status and rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, migrants, women and children
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