Downloadable resources to facilitate independent learning in the Gallery, and extend learning in the classroom
These resources and activities can be used either in class as a pre or post visit activity or in the Gallery as part of a self-guided visit. Each document includes guidelines for teachers, learning and achievement objectives, and links to Assessment standards and the New Zealand curriculum.
Visual analysis word cards: including activities developed to encourage students to extend the language they use to describe, interpret, and compare artworks.
Artworks in Context: Using formal analysis to make connections between artworks and the time and place in which they are made.
In the Headlines: Comparing Artworks to political cartoons to investigate historical perspectives and use of visual language to communicate about issues, ideas and themes.
Tell the story: Comparing and contrasting the formal elements, ideas and themes of several artworks and creating a written response.
Personal Response: Analysing artworks to craft a considered and critical reflection.
Analysing Artwork: Researching and analysing how artworks are constructed to communicate meaning.