Middle Childhood Integrated Year 7

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Middle Childhood Integrated Year 7

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Poetry in motion

Middle Childhood Integrated – Year 7

Content
In the beginning / Telling tales / It’s all nonsense / In short / Painted words / Stage works / What’s in the box?
The Arts: Visual Arts
The Arts: Media
The Arts: Drama
English: Listening and Speaking
English: Writing
English: Reading
English: Viewing
Content
In the beginning / Telling tales / It’s all nonsense / In short / Painted words / Stage works / What’s in the box?
The Arts: Visual Arts
Arts Ideas, Arts Skills and Processes
develop ideas through design processes
explore ideas, artworks, music and drama as inspiration for creating visual artworks
use a visual diary to document the process of the development of an idea
Content
In the beginning / Telling tales / It’s all nonsense / In short / Painted words / Stage works / What’s in the box?
experiment with and use a variety of tools, materials, techniques and media in the creation of artworks.
Arts Responses, Arts in Society
reflect, analyse and self-evaluate the creative process
create an artwork in response to the visual arts work of others.
The Arts: Media
Arts Ideas, Arts Skills and Processes
plan and design setting, props, characters and costumes
incorporate music, sound effects and voiceover to enhance a production
use an audio recording device for recording and editing
create storyboards to represent text storylines
use camera to record or photograph own artworks
utilise a computer-based application to load, edit and enhance artwork.
Arts Responses, Arts in Society
utilise reflection frameworks and strategies for recording, describing and analysing own media work.
Content
In the beginning / Telling tales / It’s all nonsense / In short / Painted words / Stage works / What’s in the box?
The Arts: Drama
Arts Responses, Arts in Society
utilise frameworks for describing and analysing performances.
English: Listening and Speaking
Conventions
identify language features of poetry as a spoken text.
Processes and Strategies
plan and rehearse speaking strategies appropriate to audience and purpose
use a scaffold to identify, record and organise key information gained when listening with purpose.
English: Writing
Conventions
identify text structures and language features of a range of poetry types
incorporate a range of punctuation to enhance written poetry
incorporate word processing, graphic elements and publishing techniques to present and enhance written work.
Processes and Strategies
utilise writing processes including thinking strategies, planning drafting and reviewing
Content
In the beginning / Telling tales / It’s all nonsense / In short / Painted words / Stage works / What’s in the box?
create texts for different purposes
draw on their own knowledge, experiences, thoughts and feelings to explore challenging ideas.
English: Reading
Contextual Understandings
understand that texts are created for different purposes
understand that authors and illustrators use particular language, ideas and presentation to appeal to target audiences, and readers can use this information to identify audiences for different texts
understand that authors use figurative language including similes, metaphors and personification to develop imagery and humour.
Conventions
investigate the organisational features of poetry.
Processes and Strategies
utilise strategies for locating information in a poem including scanning for keywords and main ideas that support the purpose for reading and answering focus questions
utilise strategies for recording information for a specific purpose, including note-making and recording personal responses and questions using a repertoire of graphic organisers.
Content
In the beginning / Telling tales / It’s all nonsense / In short / Painted words / Stage works / What’s in the box?
English: Viewing
Contextual Understandings
characters and plot are developed using dialogue and visual elements that describe appearance and actions.
Processes and Strategies
practise viewing and thinking strategies for justifying interpretations of visual texts
integrate visual codes, non-verbal codes, spoken codes and auditory codes to create, make meaning and find information in visual texts.

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