|UNIT TYPE AND TITLE||SUMMARY||ACTIVITY / TIME||A
Critically evaluate the relationship between a text and its intended audience
Explore a social issue through a text — the film Rabbit-Proof Fence
Apply legal and ethical aspects of using others' creative material in students' own work
|Is it all my own work?
||Students discover what's legal and what's not in creating their own work and navigating the digital world.||Quiz
Time: 45-180 minutes depending on the approach taken
|Students test their knowledge and develop their understanding of legal and ethical standards that apply to their own creative and cultural activities.|
|Rabbit-Proof Fence – is it good history?
||It's moving and dramatic. It's about our culture and history. But does it present the facts of the Stolen Generations in a fair and accurate manner? Students have to consider arguments for and against its accuracy.||
Time: 15-90 minutes depending on the approach taken
|Students identify the 'message' element. Students critically analyse the selection of content to achieve the message.||Students explore this representation of the Stolen Generations issue.|
|The power of persuasion – can you create an anti-piracy advertisement?
||Students have to create an effective anti-piracy advertisement that will influence the nominated audience.||Online interactive
Time: 30-60 minutes
|Students define an audience and determine the most effective communication elements to reach and influence that audience.|
|Creative challenge – can you create a documentary and complete the copyright requirements?
||Students create a documentary – but they can fulfil all the legal requirements of using others' intellectual property as part of their own creation.||Online interactive
Time: 30-60 minutes
|Students practise the skills needed to meet the legal requirements of using others' intellectual property in their own work.|
|Film and TV piracy – do your actions make a difference?
||Some young people need help with an ethical issue – to download illegally, or not? Students watch and discuss, and decide what they would do.||Online film
Time: 40-60 minutes
|Students identify, discuss and communicate their responses to issues concerning their influence on their own society and culture.|
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