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Content description VCLVC133

Victorian Aboriginal Languages / Foundation to Level 2 / Communicating / Informing
Content description
Discover key information about Country/Place by exploring Country/Place and listening to stories from respected community members
  1. discovering places in the local area that have Indigenous names, such as streets, suburbs, parks, rivers, public institutions
  2. visiting Country/Place to identify and name key topographical features, for example, creeks, springs, rocky outcrops, estuaries, reefs, desert landforms, taking photos and labelling them to create a class book
  3. listening to respected community members sharing knowledge about Country/Place, identifying and recording key words and vocabulary
  4. identifying, naming and labelling salient features of the built environment, for example, dwellings, public buildings, school, places to play, ports and roads
  5. recording the weather and seasons of the Country/Place throughout the year in a picture diary or through a series of captioned paintings, including the seasonal behaviour of animals and what plants grow in particular seasons
  6. naming, labelling and sorting into culturally appropriate categories elements from the environment such as bush foods, animals, plants and natural objects, classifying in terms of distinctions such as, edible/non-edible, meat/non meat, salt water/fresh water, day/night animals, rough/smooth, hard/ soft,
  7. learning to read Country/Place with respected community members' guidance by looking for signs such as animal tracks and fruit fall, migratory birds, turtle tracks, animal behaviour, fresh diggings around a lair, appearance of whales
  8. locating specific words and familiar phrases in texts such as charts, lists, photos, maps, and using the information to complete guided oral and written tasks
  9. naming, labelling, drawing and matching outside body parts
  10. learning and using vocabulary and expressions related to healthy living and eating
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