Cool, Calm and Deadly

Students explore concepts of resilience, determination and perseverance. They discuss their personal and social responsibilities to care for others and the environment.

Cross Curriculum Priorities

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures

A_TSCICP1 First Nations communities of Australia maintain a deep connection to, and responsibility for, Country/Place and have holistic values and belief systems that are connected to the land, sea, sky and waterways.

A_TSIC1 First Nations Australian societies are diverse and have distinct cultural expressions such as language, customs and beliefs. As First Nations Peoples of Australia, they have the right to maintain, control, protect and develop their cultural expressions, while also maintaining the right to control, protect and develop culture as Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual Property.

A_TSIP3 The significant and ongoing contributions of First Nations Australians and their histories and cultures are acknowledged locally, nationally and globally.

Curriculum Links

AC9HP2P03 Identify how different situations influence emotional responses

AC9HP2M01 Practise fundamental movement skills and apply them in a variety of movement situations

AC9HP2P01 Describe their personal qualities and those of others, and explain how they contribute to developing identities

AC9ADR2C01 Create and co-create fictional situations based on imagination and/or experience

AC9E2LE01 Discuss how characters and settings are connected in literature created by First Nations Australian, and wide-ranging Australian and World Authors and Illustrators

AC9E2LE03 Discuss the characters and settings of a range of texts and identify how language is used to present these features in different ways

AC9E2LA01 Investigate how interpersonal language choices vary depending on the context, including the different roles taken on in interactions

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Unit Includes

  • 1 Focus Area
  • 3 Lessons



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