A comprehension task to use in the classroom when learning about NAIDOC Week.
What is NAIDOC Week all about?
NAIDOC Week celebrates and honours Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and cultures. The week occurs annually in July, usually including the second Friday. This day was historically celebrated as ‘National Aboriginal Day’. NAIDOC Week provides an opportunity for all Australian people to recognise the history and achievements of our First Nations peoples.
Explore the importance of NAIDOC Week with your students
This teaching resource includes a comprehension text about NAIDOC Week and the ways in which it is celebrated. Once the students have read the text, they are required to answer the comprehension questions provided. Add this activity to your normal literacy sessions to acknowledge and commemorate this important Australian event.
A great addition to your collection of First Nations resources
This teaching resource addresses the cross-curricular priority of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Culture. You may also like to explore the NAIDOC Week theme with your students using the following resource:
Download this resource as part of a larger resource pack or Unit Plan.
NSW Curriculum alignment
Uses an integrated range of skills, strategies and knowledge to read, view and comprehend a wide range of texts in different media and technologies
Victorian Curriculum alignment
Use comprehension strategies to analyse information, integrating and linking ideas from a variety of print and digital sources
Use comprehension strategies to interpret and analyse information and ideas, comparing content from a variety of textual sources including media and digital texts
Australian Curriculum alignment
Days and weeks celebrated or commemorated in Australia (including Australia Day, Anzac Day, and National Sorry Day) and the importance of symbols and emblems
We create premium quality, downloadable teaching resources for primary/elementary school teachers that make classrooms buzz!
Find more resources for these topics
Suggest a change
You must be logged in to request a change. Sign up now!
Report an Error
You must be logged in to report an error. Sign up now!