Standing on Country

Primary KLA:
Human Society and its Environment
Educational levels:
Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6

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Standing on Country - Learn about Aboriginal culture in your local area and develop an Acknowledgment of Country for your school.

© State of New South Wales, Department of Education.

The purpose of this resources is for students in Stages 2 and/or Stage 3 to create meaningful Acknowledgements of Country collaborating with your local Aboriginal community; local Aboriginal Language group and/or Aboriginal Education Consultative Group (AECG). The Standing on Country resource includes lessons with comprehensive notes and curriculum linked learning activities. Students develop an engaging digital portfolio throughout the unit of work providing rich opportunities for assessment and feedback.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(HT2-2) describes and explains how significant individuals, groups and events contributed to changes in the local community over time

(HT2-5) applies skills of historical inquiry and communication

(HT3-2) describes and explains different experiences of people living in Australia over time

(HT3-5) applies a variety of skills of historical inquiry and communication

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACHASSK062) The importance of Country/Place to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples who belong to a local area

More information

Resource type:
Interactive Resource
learner, teacher
ScOT topics:
Aboriginal history, Australian history
Communication activity, Critical thinking activity, Interactives, Portfolio, Research project
State of NSW, Department of Education
State of NSW, Department of Education
Date created:
Sunday, 11 October 2020

Resource ID: 3b539000-9116-4363-9084-4b5ed0555cd7