Health and physical education / Year 3 and 4 / Personal, Social and Community Health / Contributing to healthy and active communities

Curriculum content descriptions

Research own heritage and cultural identities, and explore strategies to respect and value diversity (ACPPS042)

  • researching games from their country of heritage and teaching the class how to play them
  • investigating how food practices differ between families, communities and cultural groups, and how food preparation and consumption are used to celebrate and pass on cultural beliefs, practices and values
  • planning a day that celebrates the cultural diversity of students in their class by sharing food, stories and games from their cultural background
  • reading Dreaming stories unique to an Aboriginal group and comparing them to stories shared in different cultures
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • 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

Cultural diversity,  Heritage,  Cultural identity,  Respect


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