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  1. Years 9-10
  2. Aboriginal Studies
  3. Activities
  4. Aboriginal Identities Web Quest
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Aboriginal Identities Web Quest

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Description of activity

Students assume the role of a senior researcher for a television station and create a storyboard on a well-known Aboriginal person, using the activity sheet provided. The storyboard is submitted as a PowerPoint presentation of about 10 slides.


Students have been investigating Aboriginal identities and the maintenance and revival of Aboriginal cultures.


A student:
5.1 describes the factors that contribute to an Aboriginal person’s identity
5.2 explains ways in which Aboriginal Peoples maintain their identity
5.3 describes the dynamic nature of Aboriginal cultures
5.4 explains adaptations in, and the changing nature of, Aboriginal cultural expression across time and location
5.5 explains the importance of families and communities to Aboriginal Peoples
5.11 independently uses a range of research techniques and technologies to locate, select, organise and communicate information and findings

Criteria for assessing learning

Students will be assessed on their ability to:

  • present accurate and current information about the well-known Aboriginal person
  • produce a well-organised PowerPoint presentation of about 10 slides
  • communicate the information about the person clearly.
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