Summative Tasks

ASSESSMENT TASK 1:

In this task you will be assessed on your ability to:

In this assessment task you will combine fact, interpretation and imagination to create a multimedia presentation on the documentary Paul Kelly: Stories of Me and (an) artist(s) of your choosing related to one of the topics below. [1]

 

TASK INSTRUCTION:

 

Using one of these focus areas create a multimedia presentation for your class in which you:

In this task you combine text, graphics, sound, video and animation to represent ideas and convey information for your audience. You should combine elements so that each element contributes to the meaning of your text as a whole.  In this task you will present your work digitally to your class and your teacher.

 

Possible other documentaries for comparison might be:

Other resources are also available at http://www.mytivo.com.au/whatistivo/moviestvmusic/music/category/?id=2675         

There are many different software possibilities for your project. A few are:

 

ASSESSMENT TASK 2:

In this assessment task you will be assessed on your ability to:

In this assessment task you will write an essay evaluating one of the interview subject’s comments on Paul Kelly.

In the documentary Paul Kelly - Stories of Me Archie Roach says:

He’s a modern day, he’s a modern day bard[2] you know? Australia’s own, is Paul Kelly. I, I reckon anyway. And you know we need, we need a good bard. It’s been an old tradition to have a bard, you know a poet.

 

TASK INSTRUCTION:

Poets use language, ideas and images to present our world to us.

Choose two or three songs from your study and explain whether you agree with Archie Roach’s view of Paul Kelly.

Write 750 words.

[1] If you have a high level of creative and technical expertise, you might like to view Richard Grant’s “Paul Kelly: Stories of Me" - Graphics Reel 2012 (http://vimeo.com/50467102) for ideas and approaches to combining texts.

[2] A bard is a writer – usually a poet - who is revered by his community.  In today’s world the words Shakespeare and bard are often used interchangeably. 

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