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)

  • 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


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


Bear and Chook by the Sea

This learning object is designed around a series of videos with Lisa Shanahan, author, and Emma Quay, illustrator, including a reading experience of their collaborative work, Bear and Chook by the Sea. Taken as a whole, this sequence of lessons is a Stage 1 unit of work that results in students working in pairs to produce ...


Through a child's eye: an especially joyous exhibition of mandalas

This is a presentation of seven slides displaying a small exhibition of children's stories, related drawings and background information about mandalas. The stories and drawings illustrate selected fables as an expression of Buddhist teachings. The presentation was created as a result of an art project to commemorate the ...