How Birds got their Colour & Other Dreamtime Stories Poster and Resource Bundle

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Dreamtime stories are an important part of any Indigenous Australian study. What do your students know about them?

Use the Dreamtime Stories Poster & Resource Bundle to engage your students in the Dreaming with the objective of having them write their very own!

Australian Curriculum Link: ACHASSK062

This resource is delivered as a PDF in A4 size, and the classroom poster is delivered in A2 size, but it can be resized for printing.


So, what's included?

✓ A2 classroom poster including the Dreaming story of 'How the Birds got their Colour' and a fun visual (check it out in the preview!)

✓ 1000-word engaging and entertaining article entitled In the Dreamtime... which looks at why Dreamtime stories are told and gives four examples from four different language nations around Australia.

✓ Glossary of unfamiliar terms found in the above article to build understanding and vocabulary.

✓ Pre- & Post-Reading Quiz for analysing prior knowledge and reading comprehension (answers included).

✓ 2x Fill in the Blanks Worksheets using two Dreamtime stories, to assess reading comprehension.

✓ Write the Question Worksheet, which asks students to write the question rather than the answer as a different way of learning.

✓ Dreamtime Video Response gets students to watch short animations of popular dreamtime stories and comment on their meaning and moral.

✓ Dreamtime Story Board template encourages students to write their very own Dreamtime story with the style and conventions they have learned.

✓ A list of other teaching ideas for utilising the In the Dreamtime article and poster in your classroom.


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