Creating Texts

The documentary Paul Kelly - Stories of Me deals with writing and performing songs but there is more to creating texts that can be explored through the film. This section deals with how texts are created, the forms they take, their codes and conventions and how they are influenced by other texts. Students are asked to analyse how texts are created, create their own texts in different modes and media and reflect on the nature of story-telling and creativity itself.

Students address the Australian Curriculum content by: