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Media arts / Year 5 and 6

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Curriculum content descriptions

Explain how the elements of media arts and story principles communicate meaning by comparing media artworks from different social, cultural and historical contexts, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander media artworks (ACAMAR065)

  • identifying story structures or particular technical or symbolic elements, such as shot type, sound quality, lighting or setting, that contribute to formation of genre in media artworks
  • researching and comparing historical and contemporary media representations and explaining how context influences the characters, stories and values portrayed in the media artworks; for example, comparing TV representations of family
  • discussing the role of media artworks in sharing cultural information about a group of people and their spirituality and enhancing the value placed on people and environment
  • Considering viewpoints – societies and cultures: For example – How are values demonstrated in this media representation? Can we judge a culture from popular media images?
  • describing protocols about acceptable and unacceptable use of borrowed material in making and publishing media artworks
  • discussing issues around safety and sensitivity in relation to acceptable and unacceptable use and/or reference to personal and cultural images, sounds and texts when making and publishing media artworks
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
Cross-curriculum priorities
ScOT terms

Settings (Narratives),  Aboriginal art,  Torres Strait Islander art

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