Key Questions

  • What are some traditional Indigenous games?
  • What are their stories?
  • How are they similar and different to other Indigenous and non-Indigenous games?

Learning Objectives

Students will be able to:

  • Experience traditional Indigenous games
  • Work in a team to play these games
  • Understand the stories behind the development of these games
  • Consider their similarities and differences to other Indigenous and non-Indigenous games

Curriculum Links

  • Investigate how celebrating similarities and differences can strengthen communities (VCHPEP114)
  • Practise specialised movement skills and apply them in different movement situations in indoor, outdoor and aquatic settings (VCHPEM115)
  • Manipulate and modify the elements of effort, space, time, objects and people to perform movement sequences (VCHPEM119)
  • Participate positively in groups and teams by encouraging others and negotiating roles and responsibilities (VCHPEM120)
  • Apply critical and creative thinking processes in order to generate and assess solutions to movement challenges (VCHPEM121)
  • Demonstrate ethical behaviour and fair play that aligns with the rules when participating in a range of physical activities (VCHPEM122)

Key Local Knowledge Featured in this Unit

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