Health and physical education / Year 1 and 2 / Personal, Social and Community Health / Contributing to healthy and active communities

Curriculum content descriptions

Recognise similarities and differences in individuals and groups, and explore how these are celebrated and respected (ACPPS024)

  • examining images or descriptions of different families, communities and cultural groups to identify the features that make them similar and different
  • sharing the things that make them similar to and different from others in the class
  • exploring the importance to different cultures of storytelling through dance, music and song, including Aboriginal Dreaming/Creation stories
  • discussing practices of their own culture used to pass on significant information from one generation to the next
General capabilities
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Cultural diversity,  Celebrations,  Respect


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