Writer’s Notebook: Portrait poetry (Bright Minds Years 3-4)
How well do you know yourself? Explore what it means to be you by delving into your inner thoughts and emotions. Students will create a mixed media collage by deconstructing and reconstructing a picture of themselves, using words and charcoal images.
Location: Queensland Academies, Health Sciences Campus (102 Edmund Rice Drive, Southport)
Date: Saturday, 20 May 2017
Time: 9.30 – 11.00 pm
Students are required to wear comfortable clothes, enclosed shoes, with hair tied back, and bring a drink. All other materials are supplied.
This workshop seeks to:
- explicitly explore the concept of form
- strengthen confidence skills
- provide students with the opportunity to develop communication skills including those associated with presenting.
Workshop Links to the Australian Curriculum
Year 3 Literature
Discuss the nature and effects of some language devices used to enhance meaning and shape the readers reaction, including rhythm and onomatopoeia in poetry and prose (ACELT1600)
Create texts that adapt language features and patterns encountered in literary texts, for example characterisation, rhythm, mood, music, sound effects and dialogue (ACELT1791)
Year 4 Literature
Understand, interpret and experiment with a range of devices and deliberate word play in poetry and other literary texts, for example nonsense words, spoonerisms, neologisms and puns (ACELT1606)
Create literary texts that explore students’ own experiences and imagining (ACELT1607)