Intercultural Capability / Levels 3 and 4 / Cultural Diversity
Explain the role of cultural traditions in the development of personal, group and national identities
asking students to brainstorm what they know about their own cultural traditions and prompt them with questions, for example, Where do their traditions come from? How might their traditions have changed over time?
exploring Australian symbols, such as wattle, the colours green and gold, or the different flora and fauna emblems, and identifying public events when these are used
discussing the role of food traditions and cultural identity, for example, Anzac biscuits, hot cross buns, moon cakes, and ask students to identify traditions in relation to their own family, or those that are part of a national identity
comparing how significant events are marked in different cultures, for example, starting or graduating school, marriage traditions or national holidays, and identify aspects of these events in relation to visible and invisible cultural elements
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