This unit is based on the Year 6 Australian Curriculum HASS Inquiry Skills, Knowledge and Understandings. Students explore the geographical divisions of countries located within, and the absolute location (latitude and longitude) of countries within, Asia. They compare local and national economic, demographic and social characteristics through demographic data.
Students investigate the sustainable living of indigenous peoples across the world, including Maori of New Zealand, First Nations of Canada, and Orang Asli of Malaysia. They read, interpret and share the articles on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
Students explore and compare languages, religions, spiritual traditions in Asia and Australia, such as Shinto in Japan, Aboriginal spirituality in Australia, Daoism and Confucianism in China.
They explore data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) to compare local and national data on the population born overseas and religious affiliation.
Students explore Australia's connection with Asia and the Pacific Region through government and non-government aid programs.
Students will explore:
In this lesson the students explore the geographical divisions of Asia and the countries within them.
In this lesson the students explore location of places using absolute terms as they identify the latitude and longitude of places of interest in Asia.
In this lesson, students explore the rights of Indigenous peoples of the world through their understanding of the United Nations declaration on indigenous rights
In this lesson, students investigate different indigenous groups across the world, their traditions, location and sustainable living.
In this lesson, students investigate, compare, interpret and discuss data between the Australian population and our local population.