Cross Curriculum Priorities
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures
A_TSICP1 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_TSIC2 First Nations Australians’ ways of life reflect unique ways of being, knowing, thinking and doing.
A_TSIC3 The First Peoples of Australia (Aboriginal Peoples) belong to the world’s oldest continuous cultures. First Nations Australians demonstrate resilience in the maintenance, practice and revitalisation of culture despite the many historic and enduring impacts of colonisation, and continue to celebrate and share the past, present and future manifestations of their cultures.
A_TSIP1 Australia has 2 distinct First Nations Peoples; each encompasses a diversity of nations across Australia. Aboriginal Peoples are the first peoples of Australia and have occupied the Australian continent for more than 60,000 years. Torres Strait Islander Peoples are the First Nations Peoples of the Torres Strait and have occupied the region for over 4,000 years.
SD1 Sustainably designed products, environments and services aim to minimise the impact on or restore the quality and diversity of environmental, social and economic systems.
SD3 Sustainable design requires an awareness of place, past practices, research and technological developments, and balanced judgements based on projected environmental, social and economic impacts.
AC9HS3K04 the ways First Nations Australians in different parts of Australia are interconnected with Country/Place.
AC9HS3K03 the representation of contemporary Australia as states and territories, and as the Countries/Places of First Nations Australians prior to colonisation, and the locations of Australia’s neighboring regions and countries.
AC9HS3S07 present descriptions and explanations, using ideas from sources and relevant subject-specific terms.
AC9E3LA08 understand that verbs are anchored in time through tense.
AC9E3LY05 use comprehension strategies when listening and viewing to build literal and inferred meaning, and begin to evaluate texts by drawing on a growing knowledge of context, text structures and language features.
AC9E3LY08 write words using joined letters that are clearly formed and consistent in size.
AC9S3I03 follow procedures to make and record observations, including making formal measurements using familiar scaled instruments and using digital tools as appropriate.
AC9S3I06 write and create texts to communicate findings and ideas for identified purposes and audiences, using scientific vocabulary and digital tools as appropriate.