DEC Scan Journal : 2014 Issue 1
2014 Volume 33, Issue 1 48 Contents Editorial Currents Teaching & learning Research Curriculum support Share this Resource reviews Abbreviated syllabus links English Stage 2 English: EN2-2A , EN2-7B , EN2-10C Concept: Imagery • symbolism of animals/mateship in war Respond to and compose texts Understand and apply knowledge of language forms and features Abbreviated syllabus links Creative Arts Stage 2 Visual Arts: VAS2.1 , VAS2.2, VAS2.3, VAS2.4 Students make artworks that represent a variety of subject matter and make choices about the forms and techniques used to best represent the qualities of the subject matter. They discuss reasons why artists make particular artworks and why different interpretations are possible, recognising similarities and differences in how subject matter is represented. Music: MUS2.1 , MUS2.2, MUS2.3, MUS2.4 Students sing, play and move to music, demonstrating a basic understanding of musical concepts. They organise musical ideas into simple compositions and use understood symbols to represent these. Students listen to a range of music, identifying key features and they make some informed judgements about musical preference. Drama: DRAS2.1 ,DRAS2.2, DRAS2.3, DRAS2.4 Students use movement and voice to build the action and roles of a drama in a variety of situations. They devise and sequence drama to create meaning. Students experience and interpret a range of drama forms and elements by making, performing and appreciating drama. Learning ideas • engage in and review a range of texts which represent a variety of perspectives, images and symbolism of animals/mateship during First World War e.g. Simpson and his donkey by Mark Greenwood, M is for mates by Department of Veterans’ Affairs, The donkey who carried the wounded by Jackie French, including notes (Australian, Turkish and animal perspectives) • access poetry or songs from The Australian Light Horse Association • read and respond to the Ode of remembrance by Laurence Binyon • produce imaginative texts (poetry) with a focus on the imagery of animals/mateship and war • compose storyboards or visual sequences to represent an imaginative text from a soldier’s perspective. Learning ideas • recreate mixed media interpretations, e.g. digital, fibre and recycled materials of submerged war wreckage using UNESCO images • create soundscape compositions with a focus on water and war using graphic and traditional notation • compose, perform and appreciate a War horse puppetry piece using marionettes.
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