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Dance Academy - Arts Education

Dance Academy: Arts Education supports Middle Years educators with engaging classroom activities, designed to enhance students’ knowledge, skills and understanding of dance, as both an artist and audience.… The website features video clips and production materials from the award-wi…

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Dance Academy - Free Form

In this activity, students watch the clip Leap of Faith and Episode 22: Flight of Fight Response from Series 1 of the award-winning Dance Academy children's television program.… Students then participate in a number of warm up and free form movement exercises which lead them to creating their…

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Dogstar - Primary Teaching Kit

In the year 2347, on a voyage from Old Earth to New Earth, a freak accident causes the Dogstar; a giant space ark containing all of the world’s dogs, to become lost to mankind.… This fascinating scenario sets the scene for the heroes of the story, the Clark kids, to find the Dogstar and…

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Dogstar - Teaching Kit: Strand One

Dogstar Teaching Kit The Dogstar Teaching Kit aims to introduce the Dogstar series and its central characters; the concept of genre, in particular, news reports, science fiction, TV advertisements and TV comedy; along with the related Dogstar website.… These free lesson plans and classroom wo…

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First Day - Study Guide

… The First Day Study Guide accompanies the First Day (DVD) program and presents an overview of the changes that children go through when they first attend school. It offers guidelines for teachers and parents to help them cope with the changes school life brings.… First Dayis a documen…

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First Day - Teaching Resource

First Day is a 75-minute documentary that follows the lives of 11 young Australians as they experience their first day at school. We follow the children and their families in the weeks leading up to the first day and observe the variety of ways in which family cultures and contexts affect the prepa…

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Genie From Down Under - Larceny

Students explore the comedy genre in TV programs. They discuss various forms of comedy, view the episode Larceny and discuss the use of slapstick. They compare comedy shows from three countries.…

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Genie From Down Under - The Eternal Quadrangle

Students explore narrative devices of exposition and narrative knowledge and film techniques used to tell the story in romantic comedies. They discuss the concepts and write a parody of a romance.…

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Genie From Down Under - Where It's At

With these activities, students discuss the use of parody in story-telling, the role of sub-plots in a series and the use of the device of narrative knowledge.…

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Girl From Tomorrow - Alana's Journey

Students explore the narrative structure, production elements and characters in the telemovie The Girl From Tomorrow…

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Girl From Tomorrow - Introduction To Genre

Students learn about different fiction genres in television, film and books, focusing on the codes and conventions of drama, SF and fantasy in the telemovie The Girl From Tomorrow.…

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Little Lunch App Competition

Each year, the ACTF runs a Little Lunch App competition for primary students who have created their own stories using the app.… ... Task: Students create their own Little Lunch videos ... Who: Primary students ... How: With the Little Lunch App ... When: Term 3, 2017 ... Entries Submitted:&n…

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