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Aboriginal Dreaming

Aboriginal Dreaming

The aim of this unit is to explore the rich culture of the Aborigines and to understand their deep connection to nature.

This scheme uses stories, artwork and poetry as starting points as well as traditional oral story telling and myths. There are several opportunities for the children to devise their own creation story, perform and build their imaginations.

What are the expected outcomes?
Every child will …

Be introduced to Aboriginal culture and participate in oral storytelling. They will be able to listen and respond to texts making simple contributions. They will use language to imagine and mimic roles and experiences that show they understand the genre of work they are exploring. They will participate in a variety of ways: Individually, paired, small group and whole class.

Most children will …

Build on their own knowledge of myths and Australia to enhance their understanding of Aboriginal culture. Independently, they will be able to listen and respond to texts making contributions.

Speak clearly and audibly with confidence and control and show awareness of the listener through adapting their own performance. They will participate in a variety of ways: Individually, paired, small group and whole class.

Some children will …

Identify appropriate expression, tone, volume and use of voices and other sounds to enhance oral storytelling. They will understand the genre, it’s cultural connections and be able to make appropriate choice about characters and plot. Be able to comment reflectively on their work and that of others. They will participate in a variety of ways: Individually, paired, small group and whole class.

What does this pack contain?
  • 1 Scheme Overview
  • 6 Lesson Plans
  • 1 Powerpoint Slideshow
  • 1 additional resource print out
Price:
£15.00