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Comprehension and Discussion Activities for the Movie Rabbit-Proof Fence

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Lead discussion and thoughtful analysis as pupils view Rabbit Proof Fence, a drama based on true story about three aboriginal girls who ran away from Western Australia to return to their Aboriginal families in 1931. Here you'll find...
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Discovering Indigenous Australians through the Australian Museum

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Provide your young pupils with important foundational knowledge for learning about indigenous Australians. This resource includes five activity sheets on the meaning of indigenous people, where indigenous Australians live, national...
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First Australians

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
Here you'll find an extensive textbook chapter on Australia's indigenous people and the impact of European settlers on aboriginal tribes. The text includes several images, graphs, primary and secondary sources, follow-up questions, and a...
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Memories of the Past

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Explore contemporary American Indian art. After viewing a set of images, class members discuss the design elements of techniques present, as well as how these artists represent history and culture. Learners examine the parfleche and...
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Make a Parfleche

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Examine American Indian art and culture by observing contemporary art and creating original pieces. Class members discuss artwork included in the plan and use these images to help inspire their own work, which should represent their...
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Painting with Dots - Kirkland Style

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Pointillism is the focus of a lesson that asks young artists to compare Vance Kirkland's painting style with aboriginal dot art, and then to produce their own piece of dot art.
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Mask Making

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders create three-dimensional masks. For this mask making lesson, 2nd graders design a three-dimensional mask. Students write one sentence that reflects the character of their mask.
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Birch Bark Biting

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders create birch bark biting art pieces. In this aboriginal art lesson, 5th graders produce art using birch bark. Students present their art pieces and explain their designs.
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Reading Comprehension: Aboriginal Myth About Thunderstorms

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Get your anthropologists thinking with this aboriginal myth about thunderstorms. They read the brief myth and answer three comprehension questions. The directions indicate two myths, however there is just one here. Consider extending...
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Aboriginal Art

For Teachers K - 6th
Elementary schoolers explore the world of Aboriginal art, and produce their own piece of artwork. In this art and social studies lesson plan, pupils examine the Aboriginal culture by viewing many pictures of their art. The nice thing...
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Red Hip Hop: New Rhythm of Activism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils examine hip-hop music. In this hip-hop lesson plan, students compare traditional aboriginal music with current hip-hop music. Pupils construct a recipe for writing a hip-hop song and identify literary elements in music.
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Aboriginal Web Design

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore world history by participating in a web design activity. In this aboriginal history lesson, students discuss the different jobs associated with designing a web site and identify the types of media that are often shown on...
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Quandong as Bush Tucker

For Teachers K - 8th
Students identify and explain what a bush tucker is and list examples of it. Then, they read an introduction web page about the quandong and locate pictures of it on the Internet. Students also obtain quandong fruits and make the...
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Keith Haring And Aboriginal Art

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explore the art of Keith Haring and examine how it relates to Aboriginal art. In this fundamentals of art lesson, students examine the fundamental elements of art, such as, line, symmetry, contrast, balance, color tints, and...
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Australian Aboriginal Art And Storytelling

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore Aboriginal storytelling traditions through the spoken word and through visual culture. They listen to stories of the Dreamtime told by the Aboriginal people and investigate Aboriginal storytelling in contemporary dot...
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Aboriginal History: Creating Tribes and Artifacts

For Teachers 7th
A list of aboriginal tribes and customs is discused and the importance of sharing and respecting each others' ideas is reinforced, Your class will create their own tribal names and artifacts, and present their tribes to classmates in...
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Aboriginal Hand Prints

For Teachers K - 4th
A part of a study of Australian Aboriginal culture, class members listen to a Dreamtime story about a father who stenciled his handprint on a rock wall.  Class members then make their own hand print art representative of themselves...
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X-Ray Style Australian Aboriginal Art

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this Aboriginal art worksheet, students create a work of art in the x-ray style of Australian art. They read a short paragraph about the history of the art form. They draw an example of the art that shows the bones of a traditional...
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Aboriginal Art

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore Aboriginal Art. They choose paint colors to reflect a desired emotion. They paint a series of dots to create their images. They share their artwork and describe the image to their group members and then with the...
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Aborigine Dot Turtles

For Teachers 1st
First graders create Aboriginal Dot Turtles using wax colors or crayons. The class discusses Aboriginal stories and art as a way to practice design. This lesson can be done in two 30-minute lesson segments.
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ANCIENT ART/ABORIGINAL BARK PAINTING

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore Aboriginal art and how it is used in communication and story-telling. They create their own Aboriginal art out of brown paper, incorporating designs and patterns.
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Indigenous Peoples' Day | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 5th
Indigenous people around the world have close ties to their land, their ancestors, and their traditions. Celebrate the native inhabitants of our nations in August (and/or October) by learning more about the holiday and its origin.
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Aboriginal Plant Use in South-Eastern Australia

For Students 9th - 12th
The Aboriginal people of Australia survived for over 40,000 years by using the plants that grow in the bush for food, medicine, tools, and utensils. Introduce young botanists to the wonders of the Outback with a 25-page packet that...
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Australian Word Search Puzzle

For Students 1st - 7th
From wombat to the outback, send your little learners on a mission to find words related to Australia with this word search puzzle.