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Visual Communication

Levels 1 to 4

NZC Achievement Objectives
Te Mātauranga o Aotearoa
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Learning Intentions
Integration Ideas

Learning Intentions are from the Ministry of Education

Integration ideas are from the Ministry of Education

Levels 1 to 4

  • Produce technological solutions in a range of technological areas and contexts.

  • Social Sciences: Why and how individuals and groups pass on and sustain their culture and heritage eg. The use of songs and dances and written, oral, and visual records about environments.

  • The Arts (Dance): Explain how traditional dances reflect the geographical settings of different cultures eg. in their instruments, costumes, formations, and movements.

  • The Arts (Dance): Choreograph dance on an environmental theme and record it on video.

  • The Arts (Drama): Interview a local actor, director, or playwright about the environmental ideas and knowledge expressed in their work.

  • The Arts (Music - Sound Arts): Draw on environmental issues to make a musical statement eg. a rap, an advertising jingle.

  • The Arts (Visual Arts): Use paper, card, and materials from Papatūānuku to make structures.

  • The Arts (Visual Arts): Make artworks on an environmental theme in response to the work of a visiting local artist.

  • The Arts (Visual Arts): Talk about objects and images found in their own environment

  • The Arts (Visual Arts): Develop individual ideas to include in a group project, such as a class mural on an environmental theme.

  • The Arts (Visual Arts): Describe how the characteristics, motifs, and symbols of Māori taonga communicate meaning about the environment.

  • English (Reading and Viewing): View a television advertisement for an “environmentally friendly” product and consider how the product is presented to the viewer through dialogue, words on the screen, music, and types of characters.

  • English (Writing and Presenting): Design and publish a pamphlet, role-play, chart, or video to provide information for the public on an environmental issue.

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