State Library of South Australia

Belonging [opportunity 2]

Date: 13 August 2018 to 17 August 2018

Location: Meet in the forecourt under plane tree

Student taking part in the Belonging program

Fully booked for 2018.
This learning experience follows on from My History by exploring the concept of belonging. Learners will examine the diverse relationships between people, places and events within a community. They will create their own miniature collage inspired by Jeannie Baker's works, reflecting their interpretation of belonging.

Suitability: years 3 to 5
Duration:3.5 hours (includes 30 minute break)
Days: Monday to Friday (excluding school and public holidays)
Capacity: up to 30 students
: 1:6
Facilitator: experienced primary years Teacher

Belonging is a program that engages learners in an exploration of the concept of belonging and the ways that we nurture and are nurtured by environments and communities. Learners will use primary and secondary source material from the State Library collections to examine places that have changed over time.

Key inquiry questions

  • What does it mean to belong?
  • How do people contribute to their communities?
  • How and why do environments change over time?
  • How do people and environments influence one another?

Teaching for Effective Learning principles strongly underpin this learning experience, which is aligned with the Australian Curriculum, with a particular emphasis on the learning area of:

  • Humanities and Social Sciences: History and Geography and the general capabilities of literacy, intercultural understanding and creative thinking.

Tool and materials are provided free of charge by the State Library of South Australia.

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Event contact details

Contact: Community Learning Team

Phone: 8207 7239

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