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Media arts / Foundation to Year 2

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Curriculum content descriptions

Explore ideas, characters and settings in the community through stories in images, sounds and text (ACAMAM054)

Elaborations
  • exploring sound to communicate ideas, for example, creating sound effects to enhance the mood or main idea of a story
  • experimenting with image, for example, retelling a story of the school day in a series of captioned images
  • Considering viewpoints – forms and elements: For example – What images will represent my story or the ideas in the song?
  • experimenting with technologies to capture images, sounds and text
  • exploring composition by selecting and editing images and/or sounds to create the characters in well-known stories or songs
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
ScOT terms

Characters (Narratives),  Settings (Narratives),  Multimodal texts

Interactive Resource

Play School Art Maker - iTunes app

Create collage pictures, short animations and slideshows with toys and craft items from ABC Play School. You can upload your own photos for background and add audio to the videos. Pictures and animations can be saved in app or exported to your device. Free when reviewed 27/5/2015

Moving Image

Sharing stories: culture

This is a rich resource about the many intertwined aspects of Aboriginal cultures, including law, Country and Dreaming. It consists of an introduction, a teacher guide, three films made by Aboriginal students ('The Ngatji and paddle steamer', 'Bilwal medicine' and 'Thunderman') and two video interviews, one with Jarlmadangah ...

Moving Image

Sharing stories: community

This is a rich resource about the importance of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples' communities and identities. It consists of an introduction; a teacher guide; a film, 'My people, the Karajarri people', made by Wynston Shoveller about the Mowla Bluff massacre in the Kimberley region in 1916; and a video interview ...

Moving Image

Sharing stories: films by location

This is a map providing links to films about culture, ancestral beings, beliefs and country from eight Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander communities around Australia. The films are 'The story of Girbar' from the Thabu clan; 'Miiku and Tinta' from the Umpila people; 'Moon and the gecko' from the Paakantji people; 'Bunjil ...

Interactive Resource

Toontastic 3D - iTunes app

Create and share your own cartoons. Choose from a range of characters or create your own. Select from the many settings and start to create your cartoon. Free when reviewed 5/6/15.