These stage 2 students creatively explored issues of “European Settlement” by using the green screen and drama to embody the world and times of European settlement. Imagine what the nightly news item would be in our newly formed 18th Century colony …… well these students did!
English Outcomes Addressed
Speaking and Listening 1 EN2-1A
A student communicates in a range of informal and formal contexts by adopting a range of roles in group, classroom, school and community contexts
Writing and Representing 1 EN2-2A
A student plans, composes and reviews a range of texts that are more demanding in terms of topic, audience and language
Speaking and Listening 2 EN2-6B
A student identifies the effect of purpose and audience on spoken texts, distinguishes between different forms of English and identifies organisational patterns and features
Writing and Representing 2 EN2-7B
A student identifies and uses language forms and features in their own writing appropriate to a range of purposes, audiences and contexts
Thinking imaginatively, creatively and interpretively EN2-10C
A student thinks imaginatively, creatively and interpretively about information, ideas and texts when responding to and composing texts
Expressing Themselves EN2-11D
A student responds to and composes a range of texts that express viewpoints of the world similar to and different from their own
Reflecting on Learning EN2-12E
A student recognises and uses an increasing range of strategies to reflect on their own and others’ learning
Students develop an informative and imaginative text, highlighting their knowledge of Convict Australia.
English Outcomes addressed:
Critical & Creative Thinking Key Idea
Identifying, clarifying and analysing relevant information.
Collecting, comparing and categorising facts and opinions.
Expanding on known ideas
Exploring situations using creative thinking strategies
Reflecting on thinking
Explaining and justifying ideas
Information & Communication Technology Key Idea
Investigating with ICT
Creating with ICT independently and collaboratively
Communicating with ICT
Managing and Operating ICT
Links to other KLAs
History: First Contact
Creative Arts: Drama