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Ben Gould

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National Reconciliation Week

This week is National Reconciliation Week. We are going to discuss the issues raised in the Reconciliation Week story on BTN and answer the below questions. 1. . Explain what National Reconciliation Week is in your own words. 2. Why did Jasirah decide to conduct the hug test? 3. Explain why Jasirah wants to increase trust between indigenous and non-indigenous people? 4. How is the school class in the story celebrating Reconciliation Week? 5. What language are the kids learning? Do some research to find out how many indigenous languages are spoken in Australia. 6. List 3 ways you think Australia could become a more equal and accepting place. 7. Why do you think it's important for all kids to be learning about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture? 8. How does your school support reconciliation? 9. How did this story make you feel?

5th Grade, 6th Grade, 4th Grade, Social Studies
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