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Curriculum content descriptions

Identify the effect on audiences of techniques, for example shot size, vertical camera angle and layout in picture books, advertisements and film segments (ACELA1483)

Elaborations
  • noting how the relationship between characters can be depicted in illustrations through: the positioning of the characters (for example facing each other or facing away from each other); the distance between them; the relative size; one character looking up (or down) at the other (power relationships); facial expressions and body gesture
  • observing how images construct a relationship with the viewer through such strategies as: direct gaze into the viewers eyes, inviting involvement and how close ups are more engaging than distanced images, which can suggest alienation or loneliness
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Numeracy Numeracy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Illustration,  Text purpose,  Camera shots

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