Recommended resources for Naidoc Week

Top primary and secondary lesson resources to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture in Naidoc Week

Tes Resources Team

Aboriginal Art Celebrating Naidoc Week

Celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history and culture with these hand-picked Naidoc-focused lesson resources

Every July, Australians recognise and celebrate the contributions of Indigenous communities to their country by taking part in a variety of activities in honour of Naidoc (National Aboriginal and Islander Day Observance Committee) Week.

We’ve selected a handful of lesson activities and ideas to help you explore indigenous culture with your primary and secondary classes.

Primary resources

Aboriginal Creation Story
JanSkelly

Aboriginal Creation Story

(15)
A powerpoint telling one of the many Aboriginal stories of creation, with Aboriginal artwork used as a (talking point) background. This story comes from the following source - www.ancient-origins.net
Aboriginal art presentation
ummishaq

Aboriginal art presentation

(5)
A brief PowerPoint presentation to introduce Aboriginal art. The presentation touches on origin, style and purpose along with mentioning how colours, patterns and symbols are used in Aboriginal art. Suitable for KS1 and KS2 but, it could be used with any age group where a simple introduction to A...
Dreamtime Wireframe; oral story telling
mrlockyer

Dreamtime Wireframe; oral story telling

(5)
This is a very simple wireframe/scaffold for helping pupils plan an oral story. Although it is specified for Dreamtime stories, it is also suitable for 'Just so&' type stories too! Any problems or changes wanted, please ask - I&';m @mrlockyer on Twitter.

Secondary resources

KS3 Aboriginal Art Objectives and Starters
dingham2

KS3 Aboriginal Art Objectives and Starters

(1)
KS3 Aboriginal Art Objectives and Starters Designed to be used with the KS3 Aboriginal Art Scheme of Work Powerpoint format that is fine to use or adapt. Contains lesson objectives, starters and plenaries
Indigenous Australian Textile Art
kitfarrow

Indigenous Australian Textile Art

(4)
This PowerPoint presentation helps students to learn about Indigenous Australian Textile art, the fabrics used and the techniques used to create the are. This presentation is designed as a starter for their own research into Indigenous cultural textile items.