Teacher Notes

Defining Identities

Defining Identities examines the meaning of identity and how it is shaped.  It looks at the many factors that can contribute to being an Australian today.  This module has four activities.

  1. Your Cultural Identity
    What’s your culture?  In this activity you will explore some of the cultural beliefs, habits, practices and attitudes that make you who you are.
  2. Australian Identities
    What makes someone Australian?  In this activity you will consider some of the dimensions of Australian identities.
  3. Living With Diversity
    Do you enjoy the diversity Australian society has to offer?  Explore your reactions to diversity in this activity.
  4. Australia Day
    Do you enjoy celebrating Australia Day?  In this activity you will focus on what this day means to different Australians.