This program has been developed by traditional D’harawal Knowledge Keeper Shannon Foster
Let your Stage 3 students journey through the wetlands of Bicentennial Park as seen through the eyes of local Wangal man, Bennelong. Learn the practical skills of how to use resources, language and living sustainably. Discover the natural indicators of Sydney’s six seasons, life as a saltwater, bitterwater and sweetwater person and the role of Dreaming in everyday life in Aboriginal culture.
- create a journey map using Aboriginal symbols
- playing games to enhance hunting skills
- use plants to make tools and resources used by Aboriginal people.
- Hear dreaming stories and see the Milky Way as it is seen in the Aboriginal Culture
(H2) Learning Outcomes
- Identifies and considers how different viewpoints of their world, including aspects of culture, are represented in texts (EN3-8D)
- Describes and explains the significance of people, groups, places and events to the development of Australia (HT3-1)
- Describes and explains different experiences of people living in Australia over time (HT3-2)
- Locates and describes position on maps using a grid-reference system (MA3-17MG)
(H2) Curriculum Links
- HSIE Syllabus – The Australian Colonies
- Mathematics – Position
- English–- Expressing themselves