Digital resources tagged with ‘media text’

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A Land of Milk and Honey and English Lessons

Australia needs new migrants to populate the country and build a more prosperous nation. English lessons are available everywhere, including through correspondence and radio courses.

National / Year 7 & 8 / English and Media Literacy / Documentaries
National / Upper Primary / English and Media Literacy / Representations
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Aussie-made content

Australian film and television production is competing in a globalised world with big international production companies who market their product effectively to the world market.

National / Year 9 & 10 / English and Media Literacy / Australian television
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Australian television drama

Australian content on television reflects our culture and our society. Mac Gudgeon celebrates the importance of Homicide in the history of Australian television production. Stuart Cunningham and Scott Goodings remember some of the popular dramas which showed Australians that they could love Australian programming.

National / Year 9 & 10 / English and Media Literacy / Australian television
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Captain Cook - Cook Claims New South Wales

After spending some time observing an Aboriginal tribe, Cook commits the most controversial act of the voyage: he claims the entire east coast of New Holland for Britain, without permission from the local inhabitants.

National / Year 9 & 10 / English and Media Literacy / Documentaries
National / Upper Primary / Indigenous Studies / Culture
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Captain Cook - Great Southern Continent

In his first great voyage of discovery, James Cook is chosen to find and explore the 'Great Southern Land'.

National / Year 9 & 10 / English and Media Literacy / Documentaries
National / Upper Primary / Media Arts / Criticism and Aesthetics
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Captain Cook - In Search of the North West Passage

Cook’s obsession with discovery continues as he searches for the mythic North West Passage, but is it a journey too far? Now retired and promoted to Post Captain, James Cook is bored. He jumps at the chance to take on a third great voyage: to find a fast route to China to secure Britain’s place in the lucrative tea trade.

National / Year 9 & 10 / English and Media Literacy / Documentaries
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Captain Cook - James Cook Joins the Navy

Influential patrons help the bright boy James Cook to an apprenticeship in the merchant navy that would make him a ships’ master. But with an eye for the main chance Cook switches to the Royal Navy.

National / Year 9 & 10 / English and Media Literacy / Documentaries
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Captain Cook - The Polynesian Tupaia Joins the Endeavour Voyage

Cook takes on board an additional passenger, Polynesian priest and fellow navigator Tupaia. Tupaia shares his remarkable navigational skills, convinced that the notion of a great land mass is a European fantasy.

National / Year 9 & 10 / English and Media Literacy / Representation
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Captain Cook’s Tragic Death

Captain James Cook’s untimely return to Hawaii ended with his violent death, the details of which are portrayed in numerous conflicting illustrations.

National / Year 9 & 10 / English and Media Literacy / Documentaries
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Choosing who you want to be

The effects of Australia’s role in the mass adoption of Vietnamese babies during the fall of Saigon, Vietnam, in 1975.

National / Year 9 & 10 / English and Media Literacy / Engaging with Asia
National / Year 7 & 8 / English and Media Literacy / Engaging with Asia
National / Year 9 & 10 / Society and Environment / Engaging with Asia
National / Year 7 & 8 / Society and Environment / Engaging with Asia
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Family radio

A young boy plays along with a musical game during one of the many ABC broadcasts for children. Children from around Australia tune into a kindergarten broadcast over the ABC. Tim Bowden remembers the ABC children's program The Argonauts.

National / Year 11 & 12 / Media Studies / Media Audiences
Kahootz Xpression - Japanese Seasons thumbnail

Kahootz Xpression - Japanese Seasons

The Kahootz 3 Xpression is a 3D animation that includes image, Japanese text and Japanese language.

National / Year 7 & 8 / English and Media Literacy / Engaging with Asia
National / Upper Primary / English and Media Literacy / Engaging with Asia
National / Upper Primary / Society and Environment / Engaging with Asia
National / Year 7 & 8 / Society and Environment / Engaging with Asia
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Kahootz Xpression - Quiet Night: Remembering

This Xpression illustrates the meaning of the poem and contains English text/subtitles to follow the spoken Chinese translation.

National / Year 7 & 8 / English and Media Literacy / Engaging with Asia
National / Upper Primary / English and Media Literacy / Engaging with Asia
National / Upper Primary / Society and Environment / Engaging with Asia
National / Year 7 & 8 / Society and Environment / Engaging with Asia
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Kahootz Xpression - The Journey

The Xpression portrays a Vietnamese family migrating to Australia. It illustrates the differences of location, environment and culture.

National / Year 7 & 8 / English and Media Literacy / Engaging with Asia
National / Upper Primary / English and Media Literacy / Engaging with Asia
National / Upper Primary / Society and Environment / Engaging with Asia
National / Year 7 & 8 / Society and Environment / Engaging with Asia
Kahootz Xpression - The Message thumbnail

Kahootz Xpression - The Message

This Xpression explores how children communicate today via the internet. In the past, writing a letter or postcard was the most dominant form of sending messages.

National / Year 7 & 8 / English and Media Literacy / Engaging with Asia
National / Upper Primary / English and Media Literacy / Engaging with Asia
National / Upper Primary / Society and Environment / Engaging with Asia
National / Year 7 & 8 / Society and Environment / Engaging with Asia
Kids are never yours forever – they're on loan thumbnail

Kids are never yours forever – they're on loan

The effects of Australia’s role in the mass adoption of Vietnamese babies during the fall of Saigon in Vietnam, in 1975.

National / Year 9 & 10 / English and Media Literacy / Engaging with Asia
National / Year 7 & 8 / English and Media Literacy / Engaging with Asia
National / Year 9 & 10 / Society and Environment / Engaging with Asia
National / Year 7 & 8 / Society and Environment / Engaging with Asia
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Newsreels before sound

Newsreels included events of both political and social importance and were screened all day long in specially designed cinemas.

National / Year 9 & 10 / Australian History / Technology
National / Year 9 & 10 / English and Media Literacy / Newsreels
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The Education Machine

When it comes to the education system, have accounting and information replaced wonder and imagination?

National / Year 9 & 10 / English and Media Literacy / multi-modal texts
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The Global Machine

Humans have always argued over territory; it’s just that the weapons get deadlier and the rules keep changing.

National / Year 11 & 12 / Media Studies / Media Language
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The Magic Pudding Illustrations

Norman Lindsay’s The Magic Pudding is one of our best-loved children’s books and the central character, one of our great Australian anti-heroes.

National / Year 9 & 10 / English and Media Literacy / Storytelling
National / Upper Primary / English and Media Literacy / Representations
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The Media Machine

Electrified, digitalised then globalised, the media machine has created fantasy so spectacular that it makes the truth look badly acted.

National / Year 9 & 10 / English and Media Literacy / Representation
National / Year 11 & 12 / Media Studies / Media Institutions
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The Sentimental Bloke Film

The classic 1919 silent movie The Sentimental Bloke is regarded as one of the greatest Australian films.

NSW / Stage 5 / English / Australian icons
NSW / Stage 5 / Visual Arts / Critical and historical studies
VIC / VELS Level 6 / English / Australian icons
National / Year 9 & 10 / English and Media Literacy / Australian icons
National / Year 11 & 12 / Media Studies / Media Language
QLD / Year 10 / English / Australian Icons
National / Upper Primary / English and Media Literacy / Australian Icons
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The Sex Machine

Hit the morality brakes - the Great Love Boiler is overheating on daytime soaps and underwear ads.

National / Year 11 & 12 / Media Studies / Media Language
Two birthdays, two names and one child thumbnail

Two birthdays, two names and one child

The effects of Australia’s role in the mass adoption of Vietnamese babies during the fall of Saigon, Vietnam, in 1975.

National / Year 9 & 10 / English and Media Literacy / Engaging with Asia
National / Year 7 & 8 / English and Media Literacy / Engaging with Asia
National / Year 9 & 10 / Society and Environment / Engaging with Asia
National / Year 7 & 8 / Society and Environment / Engaging with Asia
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Two fathers, two mothers - one child

The effects of Australia’s role in the mass adoption of Vietnamese babies during the fall of Saigon, Vietnam, in 1975.

National / Year 9 & 10 / English and Media Literacy / Engaging with Asia
National / Year 7 & 8 / English and Media Literacy / Identity
National / Year 9 & 10 / Society and Environment / Engaging with Asia
National / Year 7 & 8 / Society and Environment / Engaging with Asia
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Waltzing Matilda Song Sheet

The original handwritten score for Waltzing Matilda holds the story of a musical collaboration that created Australia’s national song.

National / Year 9 & 10 / English and Media Literacy / Australian icons
National / Upper Primary / English and Media Literacy / Australian Icons