Indigenous Studies Lesson 3


Traditional Cultural Values and Practices. Includes 15 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 ‘Bush Food and Medicine’ to complete the task that requires students to research different traditional foods and medicines used by Indigenous people. Students can record facts about on the table provided. I hope your students love using this resource and expand their knowledge about the world’s oldest living culture.

Students will learn about:

  • Traditional Storytelling
  • Popular Aboriginal Dreamtime Stories
  • Aboriginal Worldviews about Creation
  • The Southern Sky
  • The Importance of Sharing Resources
  • ‘Men’s Business’ and ‘Women’s Business’
  • Hunting and Gathering
  • Australian Native Megafauna that became extinct 25,000 years ago
  • Bush foods and medicines
  • Technology used by Aboriginal People
  • How they Controlled the Environment for Sustainability and Survival
  • How Fire was Created 
  • European vs. Indigenous Cultural Values

Also includes:

  • Task involving researching bush foods and medicines
  • ‘Bush Foods and Medicines’ Worksheet (Table Template)
  • File Size: 1MB
  • File Type: PDF, Zip
  • Number of Pages: 16

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    Resources for Teaching Australia

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

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    Resources for Teaching Australia

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

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    Resources for Teaching Australia

    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

    Resources for Teaching Australia

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

    Sue W

    Resources for Teaching Australia

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

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