Framework for Aboriginal Languages and Torres Strait Islander Languages / Year 3 to 6 / Communicating / Identity

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Curriculum content descriptions

Interact with Country/Place, for example, by discussing roles within the family, ownership, custodial and totemic affiliations, and links between History, social groups and natural species

[Key concepts: Country/Place, identity, significance, family, Dreaming/History, totemic affiliation, role connections; Key processes: identifying, naming, describing]


  • identifying and naming traditional Country/Place of parents and grandparents
  • naming and describing features of Country/Place that belong to different family and kinship groups
  • recognising that certain places have special significance to certain social groups and represent special bonds between people, place and story
  • learning from Elders about their own developing roles and responsibilities with respect to caring for Country/Place
  • identifying the traditional owners and managers of tracts of Country/Place and their roles in respect to Country/Place
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
Cross-curriculum priorities
ScOT terms

Australian languages

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