In My Blood It Runs is an intimate and compassionate observational documentary from the perspective of a 10-year-old Aboriginal boy in Alice Springs (Mparntwe), Australia, who is faced with the challenge of balancing his Arrernte/Garrwa upbringing with state education. When Dujuan cannot run nor fight alone, he faces the history that runs straight... Read more »

Tuning in

A tuning in activity helps students to define and focus on the issues they will be dealing with in the unit of work.

  1. In My Blood It Runs – Identity – English – Years 9 & 10
    In My Blood It Runs – Identity – English – Years 9 & 10
  2. In My Blood It Runs – Diverse Perspectives – English – Years 9 & 10
    In My Blood It Runs – Diverse Perspectives – English – Years 9 & 10

Finding Out

Students will need to obtain more information about the issues they are going to investigate. They can identify questions of interest and research these either in small groups or on their own. Once information is gathered, it can be shared using chosen communication methods e.g. short presentations. Students can continue finding out by completing a range of investigations, including gathering data. They use appropriate methods to present and communicate what they have found out.

  1. Protected: In My Blood It Runs – The Rights of the Child – English and Civ & Cit – Years 9 & 10
    Protected: In My Blood It Runs – The Rights of the Child – English and Civ & Cit – Years 9 & 10
  2. In My Blood It Runs – Self-determination – English – Years 9 & 10
    In My Blood It Runs – Self-determination – English – Years 9 & 10
  3. In My Blood It Runs – Speaking Power – English – Years 9 & 10
    In My Blood It Runs – Speaking Power – English – Years 9 & 10