Visual Arts

Visual Arts

Making literacy easy in Visual Arts

Students need to be able to

  • describe, analyse and critique their own and others’ artworks
  • analyse visual arts techniques, materials, processes and technologies
  • use visual arts language, theories and practices to develop and apply aesthetic judgement
  • appreciate and evaluate and respond to artworks according to different frames, viewpoints and perspectives.

Click below to find out more about the books and to see sample pages.

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Literacy Works for Visual Arts Book 1 (NSW)

$89.95$189.90

150 pages in colour– blackline masters – just copy or print and teach

covers content from the NSW syllabus for Visual Arts Stage 4 and Stage 5

literacy worksheets on visual conventions: design elements (line, colour, shape, texture, tone, space, shape, form, sound, light, time) and principles (pattern, unity, balance, scale, proportion, emphasis, similarity, contrast, hierarchy, rhythm and movement, variety)

Each element or principle is covered in detail for Year 7-10 students:

  • key definitions and terminology
  • what different aspects ‘mean’ e.g. what different colours mean
  • practice in analysis of artworks
  • practice in writing.

explains how ideas and intentions are communicated in and through visual arts in an easy, step-by-step way with over 150 artworks as examples and for analysis

includes student pages and teacher pages with answers and teaching suggestions

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http://literacyworks.com.au/wp-content/uploads/Visual-Arts-Book-1-sample-pages.pdf

Literacy Works for Visual Arts Book 2 (NSW)

$89.95$189.90

160 pages in colour– blackline masters

Teaches writing skills for longer texts in Visual Arts including recounts, descriptions, reports and interpretations

Focuses on the Conceptual Framework and Frames for Stage 4 and Stage 5

Includes grammar and literacy activities on visual arts topics – perfect if you’re away!

Provides case studies on Australian artists

Provides artworks for interpretation, with models, templates and activities

Includes student pages and teacher pages with answers and teaching suggestions

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http://literacyworks.com.au/wp-content/uploads/Visual-Arts-Book-2-sample-pages.pdf

Literacy Works for Visual Arts Book 1 (AC)

$89.95$189.90

150 pages in colour– blackline masters – just copy or print and teach

covers content from Australian Curriculum: Visual Arts, focusing on content from Years 7-10

literacy worksheets on visual conventions: design elements (line, colour, shape, texture, tone, space, shape, form, sound, light, time) and principles (pattern, unity, balance, scale, proportion, emphasis, similarity, contrast, hierarchy, rhythm and movement, variety)

Each element or principle is covered in detail for Year 7-10 students:

  • key definitions and terminology
  • what different aspects ‘mean’ e.g. what different colours mean
  • practice in analysis of artworks
  • practice in writing.

explains how ideas and intentions are communicated in and through visual arts in an easy, step-by-step way with over 150 artworks as examples and for analysis

includes student pages and teacher pages with answers and teaching suggestions

Click below on options to see prices and purchase today or use the order form.

Clear
http://literacyworks.com.au/wp-content/uploads/Visual-Arts-Book-1-sample-pages.pdf

Literacy Works for Visual Arts Book 2 (AC)

$89.95$189.90

160 pages in colour– blackline masters

Covers content from Australian Curriculum: Visual Arts, focusing on content from Years 7-10

Focus on viewpoints and contexts for interpreting meanings in Visual Arts

Helps students to investigate artistic intentions and audience reactions

Support for students in writing longer texts – recounts, descriptions, reports, interpretations, evaluations and arguments

Includes literacy activities on visual arts topics

Includes case studies on Australian artists

Includes student pages and teacher pages with answers and teaching suggestions

Click below on options to see prices and purchase today or use the order form.

Clear
http://literacyworks.com.au/wp-content/uploads/Visual-Arts-Book-2-sample-pages.pdf

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