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Sorry Day Cloze

Sorry Day Cloze
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Description

Learn about the history of National Sorry Day with this differentiated cloze passage. Two different versions of the passage allow all students to participate and learn about this significant event. A great way for students to learn more about the journey to healing with First Nations Australians. Answer sheets have been provided for your convenience.

Use as part of Sorry Day commemorations to learn more about this significant event.
 

Suitable for
  • Relief Teachers
  • Parents
Lesson Structure
  • Individual Activity
  • Rotations / Group Work
  • Class Activity
Curriculum Codes

AC9HS3K04 9

The ways First Nations Australians in different parts of Australia are interconnected with Country/Place

AC9HS3K02 9

Significant events, symbols and emblems that are important to Australia’s identity and diversity, and how they are celebrated, commemorated or recognised in Australia, including Australia Day, Anzac Day, NAIDOC Week, National Sorry Day, Easter, Christmas, and other religious and cultural festivals

AC9HS4K04 9

The effects of contact with other people on First Nations Australians and their Countries/Places following the arrival of the First Fleet and how this was viewed by First Nations Australians as an invasion

AC9HS6K04 9

The geographical diversity and location of places in the Asia region, and its location in relation to Australia

ACHASSK062 8.4

The importance of Country/Place to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples who belong to a local area

ACHASSK064 8.4

Days and weeks celebrated or commemorated in Australia (including Australia Day, Anzac Day, and National Sorry Day) and the importance of symbols and emblems

ACHASSK086 8.4

The nature of contact between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and others, for example, the Macassans and the Europeans, and the effects of these interactions on, for example, people and environments

ACHASSK140 8.4

The world’s cultural diversity, including that of its indigenous peoples

VCHHK072

The significance of Country and Place to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who belong to a local area

VCHHK076

Significance of days and weeks celebrated or commemorated in Australia and the importance of symbols and emblems, including Australia Day, ANZAC Day, Harmony Week, National Reconciliation Week, NAIDOC week and National Sorry Day

VCHHK081

The nature of contact between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and others, for example, the Macassans and the Europeans, and the effects of these interactions

VCGGK097

Factors that influence people’s awareness and opinion of places

GE2-2 old

Describes the ways people, places and environments interact

GE2-4 old

Acquires and communicates geographical information using geographical tools for inquiry

HT2-1 old

Identifies celebrations and commemorations of significance in Australia and the world

HT2-5 old

Applies skills of historical inquiry and communication

HT2-4 old

Describes and explains effects of British colonisation in Australia

HT2-3 old

Describes people, events and actions related to world exploration and its effects

GE3-1 old

Describes the diverse features and characteristics of places and environments

GE3-2 old

Explains interactions and connections between people, places and environments

GE3-3 old

Compares and contrasts influences on the management of places and environments

GE3-4 old

Acquires, processes and communicates geographical information using geographical tools for inquiry