Wildlife Photographer of the Year Stages 1-3 Syllabus Links

Links to NSW Board of Studies syllabuses for the Museum's self-guided activities.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2011 #6

Photographer: © Daniel Beltrá/Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2011

Science and Technology:

Stage 1

  • ST1-1VA shows interest in and enthusiasm for science and technology, responding to their curiosity, questions and perceived needs, wants and opportunities
  • ST1-2VA demonstrates a willingness to engage responsibly with local, national and global issues relevant to their lives, and to shaping sustainable futures
  • ST1-11LW describes external features, changes in and growth of living things

Stage 2

  • ST2-1VA shows interest in and enthusiasm for science and technology, responding to their curiosity, questions and perceived needs, wants and opportunities
  • ST2-2VA demonstrates a willingness to engage responsibly with local, national and global issues relevant to their lives, and to shaping sustainable futures
  • ST2-11LW describes ways that different places in the environment provide for the needs of living thing

Stage 3

  • ST3-1VA shows interest in and enthusiasm for science and technology, responding to their curiosity, questions and perceived needs, wants and opportunities
  • ST3-2VA demonstrates a willingness to engage responsibly with local, national and global issues relevant to their lives, and to shaping sustainable futures
  • ST3-10LW describes ways that science knowledge helps people understand the effect of their actions on the environment and on the survival of living things describes how structural features and
  • other adaptations of living things help them to survive in their environment
  • ST3-11LW describes some physical conditions of the environment and how these affect the growth and survival of living things 

English:

Stage 1

  • EN1-2A plans, composes and reviews a small range of simple texts for a variety of purposes on familiar topics for known readers and viewers
  • EN1-4A draws on an increasing range of skills and strategies to fluently read, view and comprehend a range of texts on less familiar topics in different media and technologies
  • EN1-7B identifies how language use in their own writing differs according to their purpose, audience and subject matter
  • EN1-8B recognises that there are different kinds of texts when reading and viewing and shows an awareness of purpose, audience and subject matter
  • EN1-10C thinks imaginatively and creatively about familiar topics, ideas and texts when responding to and composing texts
  • EN1-11D responds to and composes a range of texts about familiar aspects of the world and their own experiences

Stage 2 

  • EN2-2A plans, composes and reviews a range of texts that are more demanding in terms of topic, audience and language
  • EN2-4A uses an increasing range of skills, strategies and knowledge to fluently read, view and comprehend a range of texts on increasingly challenging topics in different media and technologies
  • EN2-7B identifies and uses language forms and features in their own writing appropriate to a range of purposes, audiences and contexts
  • EN2-8B identifies and compares different kinds of texts when reading and viewing and shows an understanding of purpose, audience and subject matter
  • EN2-10C thinks imaginatively, creatively and interpretively about information, ideas and texts when responding to and composing texts
  • EN2-11D responds to and composes a range of texts that express viewpoints of the world similar to and different from their own
  • EN3-8D identifies and considers how different viewpoints of their world, including aspects of culture, are represented in texts

Stage 3

  • EN3-2A composes, edits and presents well structured and coherent texts
  • EN3-3A uses an integrated range of skills, strategies and knowledge to read, view and comprehend a wide range of texts in different media and technologies
  • EN3-7C thinks imaginatively, creatively, interpretively and critically about information and ideas and identifies connections between texts when responding to and composing texts 

Creative Arts:

Stage 1

  • VA ES1.1 Makes simple pictures and other kinds of artworks about things and experiences.
  • VA ES1.2 Experiments with a range of media in selected forms.
  • VA ES1.4 Communicates their ideas about pictures and other kinds of artworks.
  • VA S1.1 Makes artworks in a particular way about the experiences of real and imaginary things.
  • VA S1.3 Realises what artists do, who they are and what they make.
  • VA S1.4 Begins to interpret the meaning of artworks, acknowledging the role of artists and audience.

Stage 2

  • VA S2.1 Represents the qualities of experiences and things that are interesting or beautiful (something that excites and arouses awe, wonder, fascination and delight) by choosing among aspects of subject matter.
  • VA S2.2 Uses the forms to suggest the qualities of subject matter.
  • VA 2.4 Identifies connections between subject matter in artworks and what they refer to, and appreciates the use of particular techniques.

Stage 3

  • VA S3.1 Investigates subject matter in an attempt to represent likenesses of things in the world.
  • VA S3.3 Acknowledges that audiences respond in different ways to artworks and that there are different opinions about the value of artworks.
  • VA S3.4 Communicates about the ways in which subject matter is represented in artworks.


Ms Helen Wheeler , Education Project Officer
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