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Ms Linda Blake

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Australian Aboriginal Languages-Wonnarua Animals- You tell the story.

Hint: Download the Wonnarua Language APP. to help you identify animal names. Listen to the instructions and complete the activities. 1a. Mitji (small) anang (that) ---choose an animal eg. tulan (mouse) That mouse is small 1b. kawal (big) anang (that) ..................... 1c. puray (tall) anang (that) ....................... 1d. tuluwin (thin/ narrow) anang (that) .................... 1e. kilipiynpiyn (glorious) anang (that) .................. 2 Draw a) wakul (One) kawul (big) yatangkan (frog) b) pulawarr (two) purray (tall) marin (emu's) c) waran (four) makurr (fish) tuluwin (thin/ narrow) 3. A) Ala (Hello) anti (this) = Hello this is one big frog Now try 3B by yourself 4. Minyang patjikang anang (What animal is that) *Complete the find a word and circle the leftover letters to fill in the sentence. (Hint* Piyampalang means large)

8th Grade, 4th Grade, 6th Grade, World Languages
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**Print the example for teachers notes and further instruction, then delete the example prior to assigning to students. Lesson prepared by Linda L'Green using source: A salvage grammar and wordlist of the language from the Hunter River and Lake Macquarie, Amanda Lissarrague. I would also like to acknowledge the past, present, and future Wonnarua people, Korreil Wonnai AECG - Cessnock & Kurri Kurri and Amanda Lissarrague for their support to return Australian Aboriginal Languages to our people.