A 54 slide editable PowerPoint to use in the classroom when learning about Aboriginal art.
This teaching presentation includes key information, discussion points and class activities for:
- rock art
- sand drawings
- bark paintings
- body painting
- Wandjina artworks
- x-ray art
- dot painting.
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NSW Curriculum alignment
Identifies celebrations and commemorations of significance in Australia and the world
Describes and explains how significant individuals, groups and events contributed to changes in the local community over time
Describes and explains effects of British colonisation in Australia
Acknowledges that artists make artworks for different reasons and that various interpretations are possible.
Communicates about the ways in which subject matter is represented in artworks.
Victorian Curriculum alignment
Explore ideas and artworks from different cultures and times as inspiration to create visual artworks
Identify and discuss how ideas are expressed in artworks from a range of places, times and cultures, including artworks by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
Explore visual arts practices as inspiration to create artworks that express different ideas and beliefs
Identify and describe how ideas are expressed in artworks by comparing artworks from different contemporary, historical and cultural contexts, including artworks by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
The significance of Country and Place to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who belong to a local area
Australian Curriculum alignment
Explore ideas and artworks from different cultures and times, including artwork by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, to use as inspiration for their own representations
Identify intended purposes and meanings of artworks using visual arts terminology to compare artworks, starting with visual artworks in Australia including visual artworks of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples
Explore ideas and practices used by artists, including practices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, to represent different views, beliefs and opinions
Explain how visual arts conventions communicate meaning by comparing artworks from different social, cultural and historical contexts, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artworks
The importance of Country/Place to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples who belong to a local area
The diversity of Australia's first peoples and the long and continuous connection of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples to Country/Place (land, sea, waterways and skies)
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