Description - Artwise Visual Arts for the Australian Curriculum Years 7-10 & eBookPLUS by Glenis Israel
This new edition of Artwise: Visual Arts for the
Australian Curriculum is specifically written to
address the Visual Arts learning area within the Australian
Curriculum. It provides a stimulating resource for students in
Years 7 to 10, with a broad range of Australian and international
artists, and a balance of traditional and contemporary examples.
The overall sequencing of chapters demonstrates a progression in
difficulty of subject matter, which allows teachers to dip in and
out according to the year level and ability of their students in
order to work towards the appropriate Australian Curriculum Year
Artwise: Visual Arts for the Australian
Curriculum incorporates an offering of integrated
units that provide the optimum teaching balance between the
Australian Curriculum: The Arts strands of Making and Responding
within an overall thematic framework.
Each unit is begun with a range of suggested Making tasks
that use step-by-step instructions to guide students through their
own creative process. Sample student works and a wide range of
works (practices) from recognised artists allow students to
investigate these and find their own inspiration.
The Responding strand allows students to analyse the
viewpoints offered by the artworks, with Self-reflection activities
on the eBookPLUS placing the student at the centre of the learning
experience, setting goals and evaluating their learning.
? Addresses the Visual Arts learning area within the
Australian Curriculum: The Arts
? Delivers a flexible approach to meet the needs of
students from the introductory years 7-8 to elective
? Begins with an introductory chapter that covers safety and
basic art techniques
? Presents graded and carefully sequenced units that
integrate Making and Responding strands
? Provides step-by-step instructions for students? own
? Presents a wide range of artists and their practices across
traditional, contemporary, ATSI and Asian sources
Artwise: Visual Arts for the Australian Curriculum 7-10
eBookPLUS is an electronic version of the textbook and a
complementary set of targeted digital resources.
The eBookPLUS features:
? video interviews with featured artists
? self-reflection activities
? interactive vocabulary builders
? eLessons that pair interviews with related worksheets
These flexible and engaging ICT activities are available online
at the JacarandaPLUS website (www.jacplus.com.au).
Buy Artwise Visual Arts for the Australian Curriculum Years 7-10 & eBookPLUS by Glenis Israel from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Format: Paperback / softback
(280mm x 215mm x 20mm)
Jacaranda Wiley, Australia
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Australia Ltd
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