The Arts

Sunshine Harvester’s arts program aims to give children an enjoyable means of expressing themselves through both performing and visual arts.

 

 

During Terms 3 and 4 students will be participating in learning experiences relating to Performing Arts.

 

Foundation students will make and perform drama that communicates ideas and stories. They will be experimenting with dramatic forms such as mime and puppetry to communicate feelings and emotions non-verbally. Students will make and perform dance sequences and demonstrate safe dance practice. Students will perform their Dance to an audience.

 

Grade 1 students will explore roles, characters and dramatic action in dramatic play, improvisation and storytelling. Students will use choreographic devices to select and organise movement ideas and create and practise dance sequences. Students will perform their Dance to an audience.

 

Grade 2 students will focus using their voice, facial expression, movement and space in different ways to create drama works. They will be participating in Improvisation, mime and plays.  Students will use choreographic devices to select and organise movement ideas and create and practise dance sequences. Students will perform their Dance to an audience.

 

Grade 3 students will explore using their voice, body and movement to create dramatic action. Students will use choreographic devices to organise dance sequences and practise body actions and technical skills to perform a dance to an audience.

 

Grade 4 students will explore using their voice, body and movement to create dramatic action. Students will use choreographic devices to organise dance sequences and practise body actions and technical skills to perform a dance to an audience.

 

Grade 5 students will explore dramatic action, empathy and space in improvisations and scripted drama to develop characters and situations. Students will explore movement and choreographic devices to create and perform dance sequences to an audience.

 

Grade 6 students will use the elements of drama to shape character, voice and movement in improvisation, play building and performances of devised and scripted drama for audiences. Students will explore movement and choreographic devices to create and perform dance sequences to an audience.

Foundation students are learning about primary and secondary colours. They will be introduced to the colour wheel and how it can be used to create visually effective art work. They will be experimenting with various techniques to produce artworks using leaves. Students will explore various shapes and produce a city scape collage.