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ACELA1483 classroom teaching resources

Australian Curriculum Teaching Resources

ACELA1483

Identify the effect on audiences of techniques, for example shot size, vertical camera angle and layout in picture books, advertisements and film segments

Elaborations

  • noting how the relationship between characters can be depicted in illustrations through: the positioning of the characters (for example facing each other or facing away from each other); the distance between them; the relative size; one character looking up (or down) at the other (power relationships); facial expressions and body gesture (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • observing how images construct a relationship with the viewer through such strategies as: direct gaze into the viewer's eyes, inviting involvement and how close ups are more engaging than distanced images, which can suggest alienation or loneliness (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)

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