Year 6 Term 2

WHERE WE ARE IN PLACE AND TIME

This unit has been continued from Term 1.

Central Idea:

People leave their homelands and experience challenges in foreign lands.

Key Concepts: Causation, Change

Lines of inquiry:

  • The reason why people leave their homeland
  • The issue migrants need to address and adapt to change
There are many beautiful picture books that have been written around the subject of MIGRATION & REFUGEES. One in particular stands out SHAUN TAN’S – THE ARRIVAL. Select this link to see some of the images from his beautiful book as well as some of his thoughts about the process of writing and illustrating this award winning book. It is simply unique.
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These websites are useful places to start exploring this topic:
MIGRATION TO AUSTRALIA (AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT)
LEAVING AND ARRIVAL (VICTORIAN MUSEUM)
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The interactive below will help you to ‘step into another’s shoes”.
“Explore the stories and lives of dozens of remarkable immigrants — and their descendants — in this immersive interactive documentary about the building of multicultural Australia.”
http://www.sbs.com.au/immigrationnation/
View the video to understand the policy making and the impact on Australia’s immigration over the years.

Learn about REFUGEES on instaGrok, the research engine:


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