In this resource students will engage in critical and creative thinking to analyse Collins St, 5p.m., 1955, and develop an understanding of its historical context. Taking inspiration from the painting, they will compare and contrast how artists and writers use imagery to convey meaning. They will explore how vocabulary and literary devices, such as simile and alliteration, affect meaning and apply these techniques in their own descriptive writing project.
Analyse and interpret John Brack’s Collins St, 5p.m.
Discuss the relationship between visual art and poetry
Develop strategies for expanding vocabulary
Apply vocabulary and language features to create meaning in creative writing
Write and present creative texts inspired by themes in John Brack’s Collins St, 5p.m.
This teacher resource includes activities and projects which have been flexibly designed to support learning both in the Gallery and the classroom.