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Bring a gamarada (friend) and join us in this interactive workshop. Discover words in the Aboriginal Language of Sydney, the Eora language, that have been drawn from language items from the State Library collection. Nala yan! (Let us go!)
In this 2 hour program students will:
- learn words in the Aboriginal language of Sydney, the Eora language
- take part in a word hunt as they explore the library
- make a pictorial dictionary using quality watercolour materials to take back to school
- study the impact British Colonisation had on the Sydney Eora language
Stage 2 – NSW Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum – History
HT2-2 describes and explains how significant individuals, groups and events contributed to changes in the local community over time
HT2-4 describes and explains effects of British Colonisation in Australia
Stage 2 – NSW Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum – English
EN2-1A communicates in a range of informal and formal contexts by adopting a range of roles in group, classroom, school and community contexts
Stage 2 Visual Arts
VAS2.1 represents the qualities of experiences and things that are interesting or beautiful by choosing amongst aspects of subject matter
VAS2.2 uses the forms to suggest the qualities of subject matter
VAS2.3 acknowledges that artists make artworks for different reasons and that various interpretations are possible
VAS2.4 identifies connections between subject matter in artworks and what they refer to, and appreciates the use of particular techniques
Stage 3 – NSW Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum – History
HT3-1 describes and explains the significance of people, groups, places and events to the development of Australia
HT3-2 describes and explains different experiences of people living in Australia
HT3-5 applies a variety of skills of historical inquiry and communication
Stage 3 – NSW Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum – English
EN3-1A communicates effectively for a variety of audiences and purposes using increasingly challenging topics, ideas, issues and language forms and features
EN3-5B discusses how language is used to achieve a widening range of purposes for a widening range of audiences and contexts
Stage 3 Visual Arts
VAS3.1 investigates subject matter in an attempt to represent likenesses of things in the world
VAS3.2 makes artworks for different audiences assembling materials in a variety of ways
VAS3.4 communicates about the ways in which subject matter is represented in artworks
Available during term time.
Cost is $230 for groups up to 15 and $355 for groups of 16 – 30.
Bookings are essential, please book early to avoid disappointment.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org, phone (02) 9273 1778 or fill out our Bookings Enquiry form.