We read this book earlier in the year, for Harmony Day. Looking back through this book helps us to remember that people from different places might look different, have different languages and religions, might eat and dress differently, but that all people all over the world are similar. So in Geography, we need to remember that ALL PEOPLE have their own connections to their special places, just like us.
You have just made a jigsaw map of Australia and its neighbouring countries. The people in these neighbouring countries are different from us, just like the people in this story. We will be finding out more about their lives soon when we research different countries.
Try to remember the names of the 9 neighbouring countries!!……? (a challenge!)
I am looking forward to seeing what you have done in the last few days as you’ve explored the river at our bioblitz and learned more about Australia’s weather in capital cities. It’s a big country! 😎
Very exciting news!!! Both IGA and the Shire have contacted me about displaying your posters! I will be meeting with the Shire on Tuesday to see where we can put them and IGA will phone me again tomorrow too.
Great job, everybody! Ange really inspired you as artists to create your own dot paintings to represent “My Place” for each person. Now you know more about the connection indigenous people have with the land and their belonging to it – and how they show it bird’s eye view using a stick from the bush they have prepared themselves. What a lot of learning we did that day!