Students will create an artwork in the style of Indigenous artist Tony Albert. They will reflect on some paintings created by Tony Albert and then create their own collage-style artwork based on a message that is important to them.
- understand that artists use different techniques to communicate ideas with their audience.
- create their own collage-style artwork to convey meaning or a message.
Activity guides and printables
This lesson is designed to build students’ competencies in the following skills:
- cultural understanding
Australian Curriculum (v9.0) content description:
Year 5 & 6 Visual Art:
- use visual conventions, visual arts processes and materials to plan and create artworks that communicate ideas, perspectives and/or meaning (AC9AVA6C01)
Relevant parts of Year 5 & 6 Visual Arts achievement standards: Students select and use visual conventions, visual arts processes and materials to create artworks that communicate ideas, perspectives and/or meaning.
NSW Syllabus outcomes: VAS1.3
Cross-curriculum priority: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures
- Coloured card
- Device capable of sharing artworks with students
- Old magazines and newspapers
This is an original Cool+ lesson.
Level of teacher scaffolding: Medium - introduce artworks to students and engage them in a discussion around the artworks, oversee art-making process.
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