Teacher guide We come to Australia

TLF ID M018970

This learning sequence explores digital migrant stories of Australians of Asian heritage. Students analyse these stories and reflect on those who come to Australia seeking better lives.



Educational details

Educational value
  • The resource is valuable for supporting the year 6 historical knowledge and understanding content description that has a focus on the stories of people and the reasons why they migrated to Australia. Students explore digital stories focusing on people from the Asia region.
  • This resource is valuable for supporting the year 6 literature content description in English focusing on students making connections to characters and events drawn from different historical contexts as it provides a range of written and media texts exploring the stories of people from the countries of the Asia region and the reasons why they migrated to Australia.
  • This resource is of significant value to support the implementation of the Asia and Australia's engagement with Asia priority in history and English, with particular emphasis on the first organising idea, the peoples and countries of Asia are diverse in ethnic background, traditions, cultures, belief systems and religions and the eighth organising idea that Australians of Asia heritage have influenced Australia's history and continue to influence its dynamic culture and society.
  • This resource is valuable as it provides teachers with strategies to support the implementation of the intercultural understanding capability, especially learning about and engaging with diverse cultures in ways that create connections with others and cultivate mutual respect.
Year level

6

Learning area
  • English
  • History

Other details

Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Asia Education Foundation
  • Organization: Asia Education Foundation
  • URL: http://asiaeducation.edu.au
  • Publisher
  • Name: Asia Education Foundation
  • Organization: Asia Education Foundation
  • Description: Publisher
  • URL: http://asiaeducation.edu.au
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
  • Unknown
Learning Resource Type
  • Online
Rights
  • With the exception of material on the AEF Portal that is owned by third parties, you may, for non-commercial educational purposes only, reproduce and communicate the Content provided that you include the copyright notice © The University of Melbourne and Education Services Australia Limited – Asia Education Foundation, 2014 (unless indicated otherwise) and any applicable acknowledgements; you may adapt the content provided that you acknowledge the source of the material as "The University of Melbourne and Education Services Australia Limited – Asia Education Foundation" and any applicable acknowledgement.