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Stories of groups of people who migrated to Australia since Federation (including from ONE country of the Asia region) and reasons they migrated

Elaborations

  • comparing push and pull factors that have contributed to people migrating to Australia (for example, economic migrants and political refugees) from a range of places (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability, Ethical Understanding, Intercultural Understanding)
  • exploring individual narratives using primary sources (for example, letters, documents and historical objects), interviewing and recording an oral history, and presenting the journey and circumstances of arrival based on the sources (for example, through drama) (Skills: Literacy, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Capability, Critical and Creative Thinking, Ethical Understanding, Intercultural Understanding)
  • describing cultural practices related to family life, beliefs and customs of newly arrived migrant groups and comparing these with those of the communities in which they settled within Australia (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability, Ethical Understanding, Intercultural Understanding)
  • connecting stories of migration to students’ own family histories (where appropriate) (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability, Intercultural Understanding)

(View this topic on www.australiancurriculum.edu.au )