Humanities and social sciences / Year 4 / Knowledge and Understanding / Civics and citizenship

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Curriculum content descriptions

The different cultural, religious and/or social groups to which they and others in the community belong (ACHASSK093)

Elaborations
  • identifying diversity through the different social, cultural and religious groups students belong to
  • listing and comparing the different beliefs, traditions and symbols used by groups
  • recognising that the identity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples in Australia is shaped by Country/Place, language and knowledge traditions
  • describe real, virtual or vicarious experiences with other cultures and groups

General capabilities
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
  • Ethical understanding Ethical understanding
ScOT terms

Personal identity

Teacher resource

Everyone Everyday Program

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Citizenship: Let's talk recognition

This resource (an ‘education pack’) is a 28-page pdf about citizenship learning, how citizenship is shaped by social and cultural forces, and how it relates to Reconciliation between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and non-Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Beginning with a historical summary and ...

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We are Australian: unit of work

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Anzac Portal

The Anzac Portal website provides historical and educational resources on Australia's wartime history including wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations from the Boer War through to the present. The site has collected together a vast collection of primary source materials including still and moving images, digital exhibitions ...

Teacher resource

Everyone Everyday Program - Years 3 and 4

This resource is a unit of work about disability awareness with a focus on the concept of inclusion. It includes an introductory page for teachers and 13 lesson plans. Each lesson has an overview, links to the Australian Curriculum, sequence of learning, activities and linked resources. Themes explored include: being informed, ...

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Aboriginal Welcome to Country and other protocols explained

This online library of resources inlcudes a range of website links, mobile apps and organisation contacts which explore Aboriginal protocols in the Western Australian context.