The role of narrative in the creative arts
Students explore the role of narrative in the creative arts to evoke meaning in artworks.
- Learning sequence – the role of narrative Early Stage 1 (DOCX 284KB)
The character of the arts
In Lesson 1 students explore music and drama using nursery rhymes as an initial stimulus. In Lesson 2 they investigate selected visual artworks and examine the role of character and place in creating identity. Students interpret the role of character across the creative arts to help shape meaning in compositions and artworks.
- Learning sequence – character in the arts Early Stage 1 (DOCX 765KB)
Connotation, imagery and symbol in the arts
In Lesson 1 students explore the symbolic role of images in communicating understandings about Australia’s environment and culture. In Lesson 2 they investigate selected pop art in visual arts and examine the imagery and hidden meanings within. Students identify and interpret these hidden meanings across the creative arts. This is then used to examine mass production and advertising through the stimulus of a music study of nursery rhymes.
- Learning sequence – connotation, imagery and symbol in the arts Early Stage 1 (DOCX 1853KB)