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Content description VCLVC183

Victorian Aboriginal Languages / Levels 7 to 10 / Communicating / Identity
Content description
Consider and discuss their own and each other’s ways of communicating and expressing identity, reflecting on how the language links the local, regional and national identity of its speakers with the land
Elaborations
  1. considering how their own biography, including elements such as family origins, traditions, beliefs, practices, interests and experiences, shapes their sense of identity and ways of communicating
  2. describing kinship connections with the surrounding Country/Place or connections of a respected community member or guest speaker
  3. creating spoken, written or multimodal texts, such as identity maps, timelines, digital presentations or family trees with captions, to mark key milestones and significant influences in their lives, for example, key people, events, educational experiences, community affiliations, traditions or travel experiences, considering how these shape identity
  4. comparing and reflecting on how identity is expressed across languages and cultures, for example, by considering the idea of ‘belonging’ as expressed in different languages
  5. discussing the role that language and culture play in the identity and well-being of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
  6. investigating how particular policies and practices affect the sense of identity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, for example, the effect of language loss, separation from Country/Place/family/community
  7. reflecting on how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples from different nations express their group identity, for example, through practices and symbols such as flags, Welcomes to Country, Indigenous rounds in sporting leagues
  8. reflecting on how their own biography, including family origins, traditions, beliefs, practices, interests and experiences, shapes their sense of identity and ways of communicating
  9. discussing the link between identity and connections to land/water/sea/sky, culture and language and the health and well-being of individuals and community
  10. reflecting on how the language links the local, regional and national identity of its speakers with the land, water, sea and sky
Code
VCLVC183
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