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Indigenous Art Review

Indigenous Art Review
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Description

Celebrate Indigenous art from your local area or further afield with our Indigenous Art Review. 

Students will research a piece of art such as music, stories, language, painting or symbols. The guided questions help to appreciate the artist and their work.

Use this research task to celebrate and show respect to First Nations Australians as the world’s oldest continuing culture. 

Use this guided activity to research a piece of art from your local area.
 

Suitable for
  • Fast Finishers
  • Relief Teachers
  • Parents
Lesson Structure
  • Individual Activity
  • Class Activity
Curriculum Codes

AC9HSFK02 9

The celebrations and commemorations of significant events shared with their families and others

AC9HSFK01 9

The people in their family, where they were born and raised, and how they are related to each other

AC9HS2K04 9

The interconnections of First Nations Australians to a local Country/Place

AC9HS3K04 9

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

AC9HS3K02 9

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

AC9AVA6E01 9

Investigate and explain the ways that visual artists represent views, beliefs and opinions for different purposes and in different contexts

ACHASSK012 8.4

How they, their family and friends commemorate past events that are important to them

ACHASSK013 8.4

How the stories of families and the past can be communicated, for example, through photographs, artefacts, books, oral histories, digital media and museums

ACHASSK049 8.4

The ways in which Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples maintain special connections to particular Country/Place

ACHASSK062 8.4

The importance of Country/Place to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples who belong to a local area

ACHASSK064 8.4

Days and weeks celebrated or commemorated in Australia (including Australia Day, Anzac Day, and National Sorry Day) and the importance of symbols and emblems

ACAVAR113 8.4

Identify intended purposes and meanings of artworks using visual arts terminology to compare artworks, starting with visual artworks in Australia including visual artworks of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

ACAVAR117 8.4

Explain how visual arts conventions communicate meaning by comparing artworks from different social, cultural and historical contexts, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artworks

VCHHK062

How they, their family, friends and communities commemorate past events that are important to them

VCHHK059

Differences in family structures of families and the role of family groups today, and what they have in common and how these have changed or remained the same over time

VCGGK066

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Country/Place on which the school is located and why Country/Place is important to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and the ways in which they maintain special connections to particular Country/Place

VCHHK072

The significance of Country and Place to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who belong to a local area

VCHHK076

Significance of days and weeks celebrated or commemorated in Australia and the importance of symbols and emblems, including Australia Day, ANZAC Day, Harmony Week, National Reconciliation Week, NAIDOC week and National Sorry Day

VCAVAR032

Identify and describe how ideas are expressed in artworks by comparing artworks from different contemporary, historical and cultural contexts, including artworks by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

HTe-1 old

Communicates stories of their own family heritage and the heritage of others

HTe-2 old

Demonstrates developing skills of historical inquiry and communication

GE1-1 old

Describes features of places and the connections people have with places

GE1-2 old

Identifies ways in which people interact with and care for places

GE1-3 old

Communicates geographical information and uses geographical tools for inquiry

GE2-2 old

Describes the ways people, places and environments interact

GE2-4 old

Acquires and communicates geographical information using geographical tools for inquiry

HT2-1 old

Identifies celebrations and commemorations of significance in Australia and the world

HT2-5 old

Applies skills of historical inquiry and communication