Indigenous Studies Lesson 2


A Land of Cultural Diversity. Includes 21 informational slides and a worksheet about  that give your students a greater understanding and appreciation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Plenty of beautiful images, factual information and 1 worksheet template ‘National Park Fact Sheet’ to complete the task that requires students to research a National Park within Australia and record facts about it’s significance. I hope your students love using this resource and expand their knowledge about the world’s oldest living culture.

Students will learn about:

  • Indigenous peoples special relationship with the land
  • How they lived sustainably and care for country
  • Cultural diversity amongst Indigenous people: Saltwater people vs Freshwater people
  • Kinship and Totemic Systems
  • Languages and Aboriginal English
  • Coming together: trade routes and songlines
  • How Indigenous people maintain links to traditional country:
  • Ecotourism, hunting and gathering, obligation to care for country, practice ceremonies
  • The Indigenous Land Corporation (1995)
  • National Parks and Aboriginal Sites

Also includes:

  • 7 Quiz Questions to check understanding
  • Worksheet to complete the ‘National Parks’ task

For Indigenous Studies: Lesson 1 click the link below:

  • File Size: 2MB
  • Number of Pages: 25
  • File Type: PDF

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    Very thorough content and all aligned to Aust Curriculum.  Great resource to the unit.

    Belinda M

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    Thank you very helpful for my Australian unit. Saved me lots of time. 

    Lozz K

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    Exactly what a teacher needs when they have early finishers and they are working with a child/children and need others to continue working independently. 

    Molly B

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    Great colourful resources. Loved the sorting activity- it provided for lots of discussion.

    Sue W

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    Great content and appropriate language for my year six students. Thanks for taking the time to create this resource and for sharing it. 

    Cassie O

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