Framework for Aboriginal Languages and Torres Strait Islander Languages / Foundation to Year 2 / Communicating / Identity

Curriculum content descriptions

Identify with Country/Place and understand connections between Country/Place and individuals and groups

[Key concepts: Country/Place, kinship, social groups, identity, connections; Key processes: identifying, naming]


  • identifying which Country/Place belongs to their mother’s side and which to their father’s side
  • identifying and naming features of Country/Place that belong to their own family and kinship groups, using drawings, photos or presentations to explain to others
  • using appropriate language and behaviour when approaching particular sites of significance and other elements of Country/Place, for example, whispering, silences, making one’s approach known
  • acknowledging that their first language is a birthright which establishes their identity with respect to their Country/Place and its traditions
General capabilities
  • 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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