This resource has been developed with specific reference to the following three content descriptions for Year 3 students in the Australian Curriculum: Humanities and Social Sciences.

Knowledge and Understanding

  • The ways First Nations Australians in different parts of Australia are interconnected with Country/Place (AC9HS3K04)

  • Causes and effects of changes to the local community, and how people who may be from diverse backgrounds have contributed to these changes (AC9HS3K01)
  • Significant events, symbols and emblems that are important to Australia’s identity and diversity, and how they are celebrated, commemorated or recognised in Australia, including Australia Day, Anzac Day, NAIDOC Week, National Sorry Day, Easter, Christmas, and other religious and cultural festivals (AC9HS3K02)

This resource also has relevance to the Geography, and Civics and Citizenship strands, the English learning area and to the General Capabilities of Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Intercultural Understanding, and Personal and Social Capability.