Australian Folklore Performance
On Wednesday 17th August the 3-6 watched a Australian Folklore Performance.
We looked at what a folklore was and it involved a number of students to take part in the performance.
We sang songs and told stories about Australian animals and the dreamtime, the shearers from long ago, how to shear a sheep and we listened to students play the largerphone (which was how shearers entertained themselves).
We introduced the character in the song Waltzing Matilda (a swagman). Some students saw how fast they could dress the swagman and we talked about Australian heroes- Diggers, lifeguard, bush firefighter, Aussie cricketer and sang Home among the gumtrees.
Can you see if you can match the Australian Folklore with its meaning?
What is Australian Folklore?
What was your highlight of the performance? Why?
What did you learn about folklore that you previously didn’t know?