Wildlife Photographer of the Year Stages 4- 5 Syllabus Links

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

 

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2011 #4

Photographer: © Kah Kit Yoong/Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2011

Science Stages 4-5 

Stage 4

Values and Attributes - outcomes:

  • SC4-1VA, appreciates the importance of science in their lives and the role of scientific inquiry in increasing understanding of the world around them
  • SC4-2VA, shows a willingness to engage in finding solutions to science-related personal, social and global issues, including shaping sustainable futures

Skills, Knowledge & Understanding - outcomes:

  • SC4-9WS presents science ideas, findings and information to a given audience using appropriate scientific language, text types and representations
  • SC4-14LW relates the structure and function of living things to their classification, survival and reproduction

Stage 5

Values and Attributes – outcomes:

  • SC5-1VA the importance of science in their lives and the role of scientific inquiry in increasing understanding of the world around them
  • SC5-2VA shows a willingness to engage in finding solutions to science-related personal, social and global issues, including shaping sustainable futures

Skills, Knowledge & Understanding - outcomes:

  • SC5-9WS presents science ideas and evidence for a particular purpose and to a specific audience, using appropriate scientific language, conventions and representations
  • SC5-14LW analyses interactions between components and processes within biological systems

English Stages 4-5 

Stage 4

  • EN4-1A responds to and composes texts for understanding, interpretation, critical analysis, imaginative expression and pleasure
  • EN4-3B uses and describes language forms, features and structures of texts appropriate to a range of purposes, audiences and contexts
  • EN4-4B makes effective language choices to creatively shape meaning with accuracy, clarity and coherence
  • EN4-5C thinks imaginatively, creatively, interpretively and critically about information, ideas and arguments to respond to and compose texts
  • EN4-7D demonstrates understanding of how texts can express aspects of their broadening world and their relationships within it
  • EN4-8D identifies, considers and appreciates cultural expression in texts

Stage 5

  • EN5-1A responds to and composes increasingly sophisticated and sustained texts for understanding, interpretation, critical analysis, imaginative expression and pleasure
  • EN5-2A effectively uses and critically assesses a wide range of processes, skills, strategies and knowledge for responding to and composing a wide range of texts in different media and technologies
  • EN5-3B selects and uses language forms, features and structures of texts appropriate to a range of purposes, audiences and contexts, describing and explaining their effects on meaning
  • EN5-3B selects and uses language forms, features and structures of texts appropriate to a range of purposes, audiences and contexts, describing and explaining their effects on meaning
  • EN5-5C thinks imaginatively, creatively, interpretively and critically about information and increasingly complex ideas and arguments to respond to and compose texts in a range of contexts
  • EN5-7D understands and evaluates the diverse ways texts can represent personal and public worlds
  • EN5-8D questions, challenges and evaluates cultural assumptions in texts and their effects on meaning 

Visual Arts Stage 4 

  • VS 4.1 Uses a range of strategies to explore different artmaking conventions and procedures to make artworks.
  • VS 4.2 Explores the function of and relationships between artists – artwork – world – audience.
  • VS 4.4 Recognises and uses aspects of the world as a source of ideas, concepts and subject matter in the visual arts.
  • VS 4.5 Investigates ways to develop meaning in their artworks.

Photographic and Digital Media Stage 5

  • 5.1 Develops range and autonomy in selecting and applying photographic and digital conventions and procedures to make photographic and digital works.
  • 5.2 Makes photographic and digital works informed by their understanding of the function of and the relationships between artist – artwork – world – audience.
  • 5.3 Makes photographic and digital works informed by an understanding of how the frames affect meaning.
  • 5.4 Investigates the world as a source of ideas, concepts and subject matter for photographic and digital works.
  • 5.5 Makes informed choices to develop and extend concepts and different meanings in their photographic and digital works.
  • 5.6 Selects appropriate procedures and techniques to make and refine photographic and digital works.
  • 5.7 Applies their understanding of aspects of practice to critically and historically interpret photographic and digital works.


Ms Helen Wheeler , Education Project Officer
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