This product consists of three engaging and hands on activities to help your Year 6 students explore and understand the experiences of democracy by Australian migrants. This product specifically looks at the dictation test, the deportation of Pacific Islander workers and the internment of migrants during war time.
Wide in scope and bold in ambition, this exciting anthology covers the range of Australian poetic achievement, from early colonial verse through to contemporary work, with a strong recognition of Indigenous voices. This collection brings together great and familiar names with those that deserve better recognition.
History of Immigration word bank and inquiry questions. What do you get? • 32 word cards relating to immigration • Inquiry questions based on the content description for year six History strand of the Australian Curriculum How could you use this? • Classroom display board • Flash cards • Word pots • Class dictionary Australian Curriculum Links ACHHK115 and ACHHS119
Omed is a boy from Afghanistan. After making an enemy of the Taliban on the day the Buddhas of Bamiyan are destroyed, he undertakes a perilous journey to seek asylum in Australia. Hector is a grieving Australian boy who has given up on school and retreated into silence. Their paths meet at a candle factory where they both find work. But secrets fester behind the monotonous routine of assembling wax and wicks - secrets with terrible consequences.
Peter Skrzynecki is a poet and fiction writer of Polish-Ukrainian descent. His poems are largely poems of reflection and observation, but in the course of their "meditations" on experience they touch on the special pathos of immigrant families as they come to terms with a new and very foreign country.