Task 1 requires you to be an active participant in developing an artefact or performance that aligns with The Arts curriculum. Foundation - Yr 2 band, Making and Responding strand and reflecting on the process of development.
This assessment task will require you to use your understandings of The Arts: Making and Responding strands from the Australian Curriculum. Identification of a personally significant artifact or dramatic performance will be supported by a written explanation and a reflection of the significance of the process and design of the artifact or performance.
This task is comprised of 2 parts.
You will develop and share a piece of personally significant artwork and identify the components that specifically link to The Arts curriculum, Making and Responding strand. In response to this task, on campus students will prepare a presentation to their tutorial group; distance students will prepare a digital presentation for submission.
The presentation will include an image/s or real artifacts (on campus students) along with a short written reflection on the processes and skills related to the two strands with which you engaged. Consider how your preparation for and presentation of your work reflected the aims of the Arts curriculum.
Approximately 500 words.
Identify common factors for yourself and children that support meaningful Arts learning by enhancing meaning-making, offering sources of wonder and inspiration whilst contributing to a sense of connectedness. Consider the learning, sensory and emotional experiences that you engaged in when completing your personally significant artifact. Relate this process to that of a child experiencing making and responding strands in The Arts.
Draw on your experiences as a participant in the Arts learning process and your reflections in Part A, engagement with course readings and the rationale, aims and content of the curriculum for the Foundation to Year 2 Band Level of The Arts curriculum to form links to future classroom teaching practices.
Approximately 1000 words.
Further detailed information will be found on the moodle site in the Assessment Block.
NOTE: This assessment task builds knowledge of the content, aims and structure of the Australian curriculum: The Arts. Critical reflection on the processes for creating Arts experiences that include and value learners imagination, creativity and ways of being and belonging is an important feature of the task which can be used as evidence for demonstrating aspects of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers focus areas 1.2, 2.1, 4.1 and 6.2.