New resource available, suitable for Studies of Religion (NSW Preliminary course), Australian History (focusing on Indigenous Australians), Aboriginal Studies or Elective History classes looking at Indigenous societies and cultures.
This is directly based on the Catalyst documentary 'Australia - The Dreaming', which is available through Avenue Education and various libraries in Australia. However, the questions could easily be adapted or given as research questions for independent or group work research tasks.
The product includes the worksheet itself and an answer sheet and includes questions that go beyond merely regurgitating facts heard int he documentary, as it encourages students to think a little more deeply about what they have watched.
Homework article analysis on the place of body art in Aboriginal spirituality - challenging but scaffolded, with answers.
This is an activity that can be used as an independent learning lesson for a casual or as a homework task for grades 11 & 12. It focuses on Australian Aboriginal spirituality and aims to lead students to a deeper understanding of the diversity of the Dreaming and the role of symbolism and art in Aboriginal spirituality. It was created as a challenging homework task for gifted and talented students undertaking Studies of Religion at the NSW preliminary level in Australia. It would be suitable for older students studying Aboriginal spirituality and Aboriginal culture.
The resource includes a detailed answer sheet.
Our primary contributor is Elissa, who is a qualified high school teacher and Irlen Screener.