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Media arts / Year 3 and 4

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Curriculum content descriptions

Plan, create and present media artworks for specific purposes with awareness of responsible media practice (ACAMAM060)

Elaborations
  • storyboarding and filming a short sequence showing a conflict, selecting camera angles, lighting and costume to convey meaning without dialogue
  • planning and scripting a radio advertisement for a school event with respect for the rules and image the school seeks to promote
  • Considering viewpoints – societies and cultures: For example – What school event could I make an advertisement for?
  • seeking permission to take photos of class members, to document a school excursion, for publication on the school intranet
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
  • ICT capability Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability
  • Ethical understanding Ethical understanding
ScOT terms

Legal release,  Sequences (Scenes),  Storyboards

Teacher resource

Design a magazine cover

This is a resource that focuses on creating a magazine cover. It includes a video of Andi Snelling presenting on creating a magazine cover using four essential elements: a masthead, a headline, cover lines and an image; two activity sheets to assist in creating a magazine cover; a magazine cover template and cover critique ...

Teacher resource

Create a stop motion animation - item 2 of 3

This is a teaching and learning resource that focuses on creating a 15-second stop motion animation. It contains a video featuring screenwriter Charlotte George outlining the process; two learning activities; a template for planning the storyline, props, and set; information on how the resource aligns with the Australian ...

Teacher resource

How to create a storyboard: item 1 of 3

This is a resource about how a story can be represented in pictures through storyboarding, the first stage in making a film or animation. It features a video in which filmmaker Kathy Burns takes the viewer through the process of creating a storyboard; an activity sheet to support the video; a storyboard template; and teacher ...

Moving Image

Joan Ross: 'Funny face I love you'

This is a multilayered teaching and learning resource focusing on the video artwork 'Funny face I love you' by Joan Ross. 'Funny face I love you' features various facial expressions of people, animals and toys, the artist's introduction, teacher notes and seven student activities. Each activity contains tasks that guide ...

Moving Image

Grant Stevens: 'Macaroni'

This is a multilayered teaching and learning resource focusing on the video artwork 'Macaroni' by Grant Stevens. 'Macaroni' features words that define Stevens's childhood, the artist's introduction, teacher notes and seven student activities. Each activity contains tasks that guide students through either responding to ...

Moving Image

Daniel von Sturmer: 'The object of things (sequence 2)'

This is a multilayered teaching and learning resource focusing on the video artwork 'The object of things (sequence 2)' by Daniel von Sturmer. 'The object of things (sequence 2)' focuses on experiments with colour and shape, the artist's introduction, teacher notes and seven student activities. Each activity contains tasks ...

Teacher resource

Arts-POP: arts packages of practice

This website provides infrastructure and material to support teachers in the classroom teaching of the arts curriculum in primary school. It contains units in all the arts subjects: Dance, Drama, Media Arts, Music and Visual Arts; and each of these units has a selection of supportive material that may include demonstration ...

Teacher resource

Arts-POP: media arts

This is a unit containing material to help teachers plan and implement a middle primary media arts program that looks at multimodal storytelling of traditional stories. It describes a program implemented in a year 4 class that uses media production equipment and techniques including storyboarding to create an ebook of a ...

Interactive Resource

Little Lunch app

This is an app allowing students to create a story set during the mid-morning break at school and present it as an episode of the TV program ‘Little Lunch’. Intended for mid to upper primary students, the app has two stages. The first is a planning stage where students develop their story establishing setting, timeframe, ...

Interactive Resource

Telestory - iTunes app

Create your own news broadcast, fun movie or your own themed TV shows using this video-creation tool. Videos can be saved in app or published via Telestory's moderated video channel 'ToonTube'. Free when reviewed 5/6/15.