Daily Life: Years 1–2

Teacher resources for First Peoples

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Back at school activities

  1. Find out about William Barak

    Visit the Culture Victoria website.

    Why is William Barak such an important figure for Koorie people?

  2. Look carefully at this picture

    Visit the Culture Victoria website to see the picture.

    Are the people in the front row wearing animal skin?

    Which do you think would be better to wear, a woollen blanket or possum skin cloak? What makes you think that? Explain your answer.

  3. Food and medicine

    Visit the Culture Victoria website to watch the video.

    What can we learn from traditional practices?

  4. Victorian Languages map

    Visit the First Peoples website.

    Learn the names of some of the languages spoken in Victoria using the First Peoples interactive map.

  5. Australian Languages

    Visit the AIATSIS website to view the map of Indigenous Australia.
    How many different languages are there in Australia?

    Learn language through movement and song in your classroom:
    Visit the Marrin Gamu website.

  6. Story of the green tree frog

    Visit the ABC Splash website to hear the story.