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The Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Country/Place on which the school is located and why Country/Place is important to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples (ACHASSK016)

  • identifying and using the name of the local Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander language group
  • identifying how and why the words Country/Place are used by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples for the places to which they belong
  • inviting members of the traditional owner group to talk about Country/Place and places of cultural and historical significance to the Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander community in the local neighbourhood, suburb, town or rural area
  • identifying local Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander landmarks in the local area
General capabilities
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
Cross-curriculum priorities
ScOT terms

Sense of place,  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

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