Indigenous Culture Homelands

Year 1 – Knowing Our Land
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Students compare Indigenous concepts of seasons from different places with other cultures including the European concepts of spring, summer, autumn and winter. They recognise the features of a place and investigate the activities that occur in a particular place in regard to how these are connected to the seasons and the physical environment. Students suggest ways in which places can be cared for.
Learning Objectives
In Lessons 1 to 18, students learn to:
  1. recognise that places have features
  2. recognise and describe how features of places change
  3. identify and describe the natural features of places
  4. locate and position natural features on a map
  5. identify and describe the managed features of places
  6. plan and position managed features on a map
  7. identify and describe the constructed features of places
  8. locate and position constructed features on a map
  9. describe the direction and location of places on a map
  10. identify and describe changes in features of places
  11. identify why places need to be cared for
  12. identify how places can be cared for
  13. identify and describe the features of a local place
  14. create a labelled map that includes the features of a local place
  15. identify and describe changes that may occur to a local place
  16. identify why and describe how to care for a local place
  17. present their local place portfolio.
  • Knowledge and Understanding Test (Lesson 18)
  • Assessment Tasks for Portfolio (Lessons 13–17)
Complete This Unit 
Lesson 1: Features of the Place
Lesson 2: Describing Features
Lesson 3: Natural Features
Lesson 4: Locating Nature
Lesson 5: Managed Features
Lesson 6: Planning Managed Features
Lesson 7: Constructed Features
Lesson 8: Locating Construction
Lesson 9: Describing Features
Lesson 10: Changes in Features
Lesson 11: The Importance of Place
Lesson 12: Take Care of Me
Lesson 13: Caring for Places
Lesson 14: Local Features
Lesson 15: Local Maps
Lesson 16: Local Changes
Lesson 17: Local Care
Lesson 18: Portfolio Presentation

Lesson objective

Success criteria

I do

We do

You do

Edit: peer feedback

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