Media arts / Year 5 and 6

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Curriculum content descriptions

Develop skills with media technologies to shape space, time, movement and lighting within images, sounds and text (ACAMAM063)

Elaborations
  • creating a short digital sequence that uses camera angles such as close-ups and medium close-ups to focus on character relationships, power or mood
  • designing and creating an animated sequence that personifies inanimate objects and creates smooth action
  • identifying and applying the conventions and layout of web page design to engage and interact with a particular audience
  • editing a chase sequence, adding music to heighten the action and tension
  • Considering viewpoints – forms and elements: For example – How can I change the meaning of a story by adding or changing a soundtrack to my images? How can I use framing to demonstrate a power relationship?
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Numeracy Numeracy
  • ICT capability Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability
ScOT terms

Stage lighting,  Sequences (Scenes),  Cinematography,  Page layout

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Text

Film it! Storyboards

Storyboards are shot-by-shot visual plans that show what a film will look like before the film is shot. The storyboard acts as a visual guide to the team shooting the film. This series of activities will explain what storyboards are used for, why they are important, and how to create them. Activities increase in difficulty ...

Interactive Resource

Zoos Victoria: conservation mashups

This is a section of the Zoos Victoria website that provides a gallery of mashup videos created by students as well as an online edit tool for students to 'mash up' their own video about a conservation issue. For each provided issue, such as the campaign against the unsustainable production of palm oil, the student is able ...

Text

Film it! Editing

Editing is the art of putting film shots and clips together to make a completed film project. An editor also makes all kinds of decisions that affect how the finished product will look, feel, and sound. This resource introduces students to the basics of editing and provides links to a range of free and professional tools ...

Text

Film it! Sound recording

Capturing audio on set and understanding how to effectively record dialogue and other sounds is an important part of creating a film. This series of activities explores different types of microphones before leading into two levels of activities for beginner and more experienced students.

Text

Youth culture and the media

This is an online module consisting of teacher notes, three stimulus resources and student activities that examine the global and regional influence of popular online magazines and media broadcasts aimed at youth culture in Japan, India and Australia. The teacher notes provide additional online resources and pedagogical ...

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, ...

Teacher resource

Shocko doco

This is a resource that focuses on video interviewing. It includes a video of interviewer Luke Jacka demonstrating common mistakes that can be made when conducting interviews in the studio and on location; three activity sheets; a call sheet template; a pre-production checklist; teacher notes with suggestions for extension ...

Interactive Resource

Games for kids

This website resource contains a series of thirteen 'games for kids'. Each game is interactive and encourages users to create artworks through a variety of techniques and across a variety of online mediums. The games are called: History is made at night, Persian for kids, Pepe's great escape, Spanish still life, Matisse: ...

Interactive Resource

Snapseed - Google Play app

Retouch, adjust perspective and re-edit your photos with this photoediting tool. Free when reviewed 26/5/2015

Interactive Resource

Snapseed - iTunes app

Retouch, adjust perspective and re-edit your photos with this photoediting tool. Free when reviewed 26/5/2015

Moving Image

Jess MacNeil: 'The swimmers'

This is a multilayered teaching and learning resource focusing on the video artwork 'The swimmers' by Jess MacNeil. 'The swimmers' shows moving patterns in two bodies of water, the artist's introduction, teacher notes and seven student activities. Two of the activities guide students in observing and responding to 'The ...

Moving Image

Shaun Gladwell: 'Kickflipper'

This is a multilayered teaching and learning resource focusing on the video artwork 'Kickflipper' by Shaun Gladwell. 'Kickflipper' shows the artist on his skateboard,and includes the artist's introduction, teacher notes and seven student activities. Each activity contains tasks that guide students through either responding ...

Interactive Resource

Fauxtogram

This is an interactive resource that focuses on creating photograms using a library of 35 objects and applying various editing techniques to manipulate the images, including rotation and modifying light exposure. This resource is based on the works of Man Ray and rayographs, and includes a library of objects categorised ...

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.

Moving Image

Why the shape of your screen matters: Brian Gervase

This is a video lesson, prepared and narrated by educator Brian Gervase and animated by Andrei Feheregyhazi, about the effect of aspect ratio on the ways cinema movies are seen (or not seen) on television screens. Gervase describes the various compromises that allow movies made for a 2.35:1 aspect ratio to be displayed ...

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 ...

Text

Film it! Shot types

This web page describes different camera shot types and how they are used to convey information and meaning, set mood and create connection with an audience. Three activities intended to build and extend learning are supported with downloadable resources.

Teacher resource

The ad campaign

This learning sequence invites students to analyse the 'Dumb Ways to Die' advertising campaign and how the key messages are communicated to the audience. Students then design a new iteration of the Dumb Ways to Die campaign, that could engage a young audience and provide messages about travel safety not covered by the original ...