Indigenous Languages

Indigenous Languages


What's the Aboriginal word for 'hello'?

Use the Indigenous Australian Language & Connection Resource Bundle to engage your students in a study of the languages of Australia's first people, and what they tell us about the Indigenous connection to place.

Australian Curriculum Links: ACHASSK062ACHASSK083

This resource is delivered as a 11 page PDF in A4 size.

So, what's included?

✓ Dozens of ideas to introduce the topic, dig a little deeper and get creative with it!

✓ Engaging 700-word story entitled Saying Hello to the Gubba Man targeted at readers in Years 3 to 6.

✓ Glossary of unfamiliar terms found in the above story to build understanding and vocabulary.

✓ Pre- and Post- reading quiz to assess reading comprehension.

✓ KW Chart template to find out what students know, and what they would like to know about Indigenous language, culture and connection.

✓ Indigenous Nations and Country additional information

✓What did Country Provide? Worksheet asks students to think about how Indigenous people used their land

✓ Indigenous Message Stick Activity (instructions and template)

Purchase Issue 18 of HistoriCool Magazine in print or digital format to use this resource alongside the coinciding mag.

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