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ACAMAM062

Explore representations, characterisations and points of view of people in their community, including themselves, using settings, ideas, story principles and genre conventions in images, sounds and text

Elaborations

  • applying the conventions of an established genre to an ordinary everyday event to create humour, for example, a visit to the library as an action movie or lunch as a sports commentary on the radio (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • exploring different power relationships and showing different perspectives on character by framing images, for example, representing a relationship from their school or community (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • designing and drawing a game character for a particular genre, considering the appropriate costume, mannerisms and typical dialogue (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • selecting combinations of media materials to represent the same person, location or idea in different ways, for example, using different music or sound effects to change the meaning of a story (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • Considering viewpoints - forms and elements: For example - How can I change the meaning of a story by adding or changing a soundtrack to my images? How can I use framing to demonstrate a power relationship? (Skills: Critical and Creative Thinking)

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