Sun Arise

Learning Intention:

This week we will be investigating the Aboriginal culture in association with NAIDOC week

Success Criteria:

I will know I have been successful when:

# Participate in all tasks

# Listen and Discuss Poem and Dream Time stories

# Understand the meaning and history behind NAIDOC week

Poetry Challenge


DreamTime – How the kangaroo got its pouch

Dreamtime – Where rainbows come from.

Sun Arise – Rolf Harris/Harry Butler


NAIDOC Week – 3-10th July

Naidoc Australia

History Timeline

q1) What does NAIDOC stand for?

q2) Why does Australia have a NAIDOC Week?

q3) Can you name what you think is the most significant event in the timeline (above)

Art Time

Aboriginal Art

Term 3 Week 9




News Article Biography
Autobiography  Lyrics

Vocabulary: Your interpretation of the authors meaning:

1) Are you really disappearing?    2) Is it standing by your mate?    3) Fair Dinkum  4)  Can you bear the load?

Ballad Thoughts

1a) When you listen to the words – what do you think of?   1b) In the tribute to Steve Irwin what links can you make to the Emu Gully Philosophy?

1c) Explain how this ballad and ‘Mate-ship’ fit together?

Camp Reflection

Our philosophy is that your success in life, whether personally or corporately, will be based primarily on your character.

 That is; “The real you” and the way you handle the circumstances of life, whether they be good or bad.

a) Favourite memory from camp?  b) Best activity   c) What does ‘Mateship’ mean to you now? d) Your thoughts on the Emu Gully Philosophy & how it relates to you.

                                                                                                                      Quote of the Week

                                                                                                                 1) What is the author trying to say?

1) What is the author trying to say?