DEC Scan Journal : 2014 Issue 1
2014 Volume 33, Issue 1 50 Contents Editorial Currents Teaching & learning Research Curriculum support Share this Resource reviews Abbreviated syllabus links English Stage 3 English: EN3-1A , EN3-2A , EN3-6B, EN3-8D Concept: Representation • of Australian identity in First World War with a focus on colloquial language Respond to and compose texts Understand and apply knowledge of language forms and features Abbreviated syllabus links Creative Arts Stage 3 Visual Arts: VAS3.1 , VAS3.2, VAS3.3, VAS3.4 Students make artworks for a variety of audiences using different forms and techniques to convey meaning and represent the likeness of things in the world. They discuss artworks in terms of how subject matter is used and represented, artists’ intention and audience interpretation and make reasoned judgements about these artworks. Music: MUS3.1, MUS3.2, MUS3.3, MUS3.4 Students sing, play and move to a range of music, both as individuals and in group situations, demonstrating an understanding of musical concepts. They organise musical ideas into compositions, using notation systems to record these ideas. Students listen to a range of familiar and unfamiliar music with a sense of understanding, appreciation and discrimination. Learning ideas • deliver a multimedia presentation using research to inform audience and purpose • develop arguments to conduct a debate with a focus on Australian identity and the impact of war • view and respond to the language of soldiers’ letters, diaries from the Australian War Memorial etc and interact with the Learn soldier’s slang activity from the Australian War Memorial • reimagine a song or poem from the First World War period and rephrase it according to current language colloquialisms, idioms, slang • access First World War posters as a representation of persuasion and discuss contestability, perspective, interpretation • compose multimedia posters to persuade involvement in the protection of Australia with a focus on colloquial language. Learning ideas • Rephrase as a rap, jazz or pop song First World War songs such as Pack up your troubles, Road to Gundagai • compose percussion repertoire using traditional notation to accompany First World War songs • interpret and discuss the similarities and differences between official war artists’ impressions, e.g. Streeton and more Streeton links, Lambert and more Lambert links • view The art of Australia Episode 2 from 3.00 –7.15 about art during First World War, specifically the works of Lambert, Waller and The ANZAC book • investigate a range of techniques to reproduce the likeness of war artists.
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