Portraits of Home

Students analyse the features of photographs and portraits. They celebrate the diversity of their communities by interviewing and photographing community members. #SRC23

Cross Curriculum Priorities

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures

A_TSICP1 First Nations communities of Australia maintain a deep connection to, and responsibility for, Country/Place and have holistic values and belief systems that are connected to the land, sea, sky and waterways.

A_TSIC1 First Nations Australian societies are diverse and have distinct cultural expressions such as language, customs and beliefs. As First Nations Peoples of Australia, they have the right to maintain, control, protect and develop their cultural expressions, while also maintaining the right to control, protect and develop culture as Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual Property.

A_TSIC2 First Nations Australians’ ways of life reflect unique ways of being, knowing, thinking and doing.

A_TSIC3 The First Peoples of Australia (Aboriginal Peoples) belong to the world’s oldest continuous cultures. First Nations Australians demonstrate resilience in the maintenance, practice and revitalisation of culture despite the many historic and enduring impacts of colonisation, and continue to celebrate and share the past, present and future manifestations of their cultures.

A_TSIP3 The significant and ongoing contributions of First Nations Australians and their histories and cultures are acknowledged locally, nationally and globally.

A_TSIP1 Australia has 2 distinct First Nations Peoples; each encompasses a diversity of nations across Australia. Aboriginal Peoples are the first peoples of Australia and have occupied the Australian continent for more than 60,000 years. Torres Strait Islander Peoples are the First Nations Peoples of the Torres Strait and have occupied the region for over 4,000 years.

Curriculum Links

AC9HS3K01 Causes and effects of changes to the local community, and how people who may be from diverse backgrounds have contributed to these changes

AC9HS3K02 Significant events, symbols and emblems that are important to Australia’s identity and diversity, and how they are celebrated, commemorated or recognised in Australia, including Australia Day, Anzac Day, NAIDOC Week, National Sorry Day, Easter, Christmas, and other religious and cultural festivals

AC9HS3K03 The representation of contemporary Australia as states and territories, and as the Countries/Places of First Nations Australians prior to colonisation, and the locations of Australia’s neighbouring regions and countries

AC9HS3K04 The ways First Nations Australians in different parts of Australia are interconnected with Country/Place

AC9HS3K07 Why people participate within communities and how students can actively participate and contribute to communities

AC9HS3S01 Develop questions to guide investigations about people, events, places and issues

AC9HS3S02 Locate, collect and record information and data from a range of sources, including annotated timelines and maps

AC9E3LA01 Understand that cooperation with others depends on shared understanding of social conventions, including turn-taking language, which vary according to the degree of formality

AC9E3LA09 Identify how images extend the meaning of a text

AC9E3LY02 Use interaction skills to contribute to conversations and discussions to share information and ideas

AC9E3LY05 Use comprehension strategies when listening and viewing to build literal and inferred meaning, and begin to evaluate texts by drawing on a growing knowledge of context, text structures and language features

AC9E3LY06 Plan, create, edit and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive written and multimodal texts, using visual features, appropriate form and layout, with ideas grouped in simple paragraphs, mostly correct tense, topic-specific vocabulary and correct spelling of most high-frequency and phonetically regular words

AC9E3LY07 Plan, create, rehearse and deliver short oral and/or multimodal presentations to inform, express opinions or tell stories, using a clear structure, details to elaborate ideas, topic-specific and precise vocabulary, visual features, and appropriate tone, pace, pitch and volume

AC9E3LY12 Recognise and know how to write most high frequency words including some homophones

AC9AMA4C01 Use media languages, media technologies and production processes to construct representations that communicate ideas, perspectives and/or meaning

AC9AMA4D01 Develop media production skills by exploring ways of shaping ideas using media technologies, images, sounds, text and/or interactive elements

AC9AMA4P01 Share media arts works in informal settings considering responsible media practice

AC9AMA4D01 Develop media production skills by exploring ways of shaping ideas using media technologies, images, sounds, text and/or interactive element

AC9AMA4C01 Use media languages, media technologies and production processes to construct representations that communicate ideas, perspectives and/or
meaning

AC9AMA4P01 Share media arts works in informal settings considering responsible media practice

AC9AVA4E02 Explore how First Nations Australians use visual arts to communicate their connection to and responsibility for Country/Place

AC9AVA4C01 Use visual conventions, visual arts processes and materials to create artworks that communicate ideas, perspectives and/or meaning

AC9AVA4E01 Explore where, why and how visual arts are created and/or presented across cultures, times, places and/or other contexts

AC9AVA4E02 Explore how First Nations Australians use visual arts to communicate their connection to and responsibility for Country/Place

AC9AVA4P01 Share and/or display artworks and/or visual arts practice in informal settings

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Unit Includes

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  • 4 Lessons

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