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Content description VCICCD003

Intercultural Capability / Foundation to Level 2 / Cultural Diversity
Content description
Identify and discuss cultural diversity in the school and/or community
Elaborations
  1. recognising that others have different cultures and beliefs whilst also reflecting on student’s own cultural background, for example, by plotting the location of each student’s background on a world map
  2. identifying and listing how many languages are spoken within the families of students within the classroom, and using the internet to learn some common terms, such as how to say ‘hello’, ‘goodbye’, ‘please’ and ‘thank you’ in each language identified
  3. exploring cultural diversity by identifying visible elements, such as food and behaviour, and invisible elements, such as how people live and what they value, for example, households with three generations living together
  4. using prompt questions to discuss cultural diversity within the classroom/school community, for example, were all students born in Australia? Were all Australians born here? If not, how did they become Australian?
  5. discussing events acknowledged, celebrated and/or observed in the school and community, by whom and for what reasons, for example, Eid and Ramadan, Harmony Day or Easter
Code
VCICCD003
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