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The following resources have been produced by and for the Chinese Museum to support teachers in the classroom and are aligned with AusVELS and the Australian Curriculum:
The Museum’s Chinese Anzacs: Chinese Australians and World War I exhibition highlights the contribution of Australians of Chinese descent to the Australian World War I effort and explores issues of conflict, discrimination and national identity, as part of the commemoration of the centenary of World War I. A number of excellent downloadable resources were produced that can be used by teachers in the classroom.
Language: A Key to Survival
Language, a Key to Survival: Cantonese-English Phrasebooks in Australia is an exciting joint project of the Chinese Museum and Culture Victoria, and explores how Chinese from the gold rush period onwards have used phrasebooks to help them find their way in Australia.
Language, a Key to Survival: Cantonese-English Phrasebook in Australia Education Kit contains classroom activities designed for teachers to use in conjunction with the web story, including inquiry questions, essay topics, document study and other activities.