SMART Notebook: Representation

Secondary KLA:
Educational levels:
Year 9, Year 10


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An IWB resource that focuses on the definitions of representation and how families are represented in a variety of media and social contexts. It examines how families are represented in popular TV programs and advertising. This resource supports the BOS NSW Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum in English K–10.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(EN3-8D) identifies and considers how different viewpoints of their world, including aspects of culture, are represented in texts

(EN4-7D) demonstrates understanding of how texts can express aspects of their broadening world and their relationships within it

(ENLS-14D) explores how the use of language affects personal roles and relationships with others

(ENLS-15D) responds to and composes texts that explore personal, social and world issues

(EN5-2A) effectively uses and critically assesses a wide range of processes, skills, strategies and knowledge for responding to and composing a wide range of texts in different media and technologies

(ENLS-5A) recognises and uses visual texts, media and multimedia for a variety of purposes, audiences and contexts

(ENLS-6A) reads and responds to a range of written texts in familiar contexts

(ENLS-7A) uses strategies to obtain meaning from and interpret a range of texts

(ENLS-9A) composes texts for a variety of purposes and audiences

(EN5-4B) effectively transfers knowledge, skills and understanding of language concepts into new and different contexts

(ENLS-11B) composes, publishes and presents texts appropriate to purpose and audience in a range of contexts

(EN5-5C) thinks imaginatively, creatively, interpretively and critically about information and increasingly complex ideas and arguments to respond to and compose texts in a range of contexts

(ENLS-12C) responds to texts in ways that are imaginative and interpretive

(ENLS-13C) engages critically with texts using personal experiences

(EN5-8D) questions, challenges and evaluates cultural assumptions in texts and their effects on meaning

(ENLS-16D) explores the ways cultural ideas and perspectives shape a range of spoken, written, visual and multimedia texts

(Stage 6: PS8) Stage 6: PS8

(HS8) HS8

(PA8) PA8

(HA8) HA8

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACELA1572) Evaluate the impact on audiences of different choices in the representation of still and moving images

(ACELT1635) Explore and reflect on personal understanding of the world and significant human experience gained from interpreting various representations of life matters in texts

(ACELT1633) Interpret and compare how representations of people and culture in literary texts are drawn from different historical, social and cultural contexts

(ACELT1639) Compare and evaluate a range of representations of individuals and groups in different historical, social and cultural contexts

More information

Resource type:
Interactive Resource
ScOT topics:
Cultural contexts, Media influence, social customs
File type:
Centre for Learning Innovation
State of NSW, Department of Education
Date created:
Tuesday, 24 August 2010

Resource ID: 7f8617cb-9596-452d-aa29-1ad593054f84