Pose questions that remind students of their viewing experience.
- How many sections of the full production are shown in the resource?
- How would you describe the Elements of Dance, Visual Conventions, and Elements of Music in String games section
- Describe the different costumes of the dancers in the four winds section? How do the costumes and the movements work together in this section.
- Decribe the way the group moves/dances in the section called Power. How would you describe the Elements of Dance, Visual Conventions, and Elements of Music in this section?
- What are the characteristics/dynamics of the movement and/or music in the last section of Unaipon?
- How do the lighting design and Milky Way backdrop enhance the work?
- Unaipon illustrates issues associated with perceptions about Aboriginal people in early and mid 20th century in relation to education and achievement. How is this evident in the work?
- How is David Unaipon’s story unique in the context of relationships between Aboriginal people and non-Indigenous society?
- How does the work illustrate the concept of how Aboriginal people negotiate the two worlds of Indigenous and Western culture?
In reference to expressing and developing ideas:
Collect, compare and categorise facts and opinions.
Movement and meaning
- Describe the way the dancers in Power move?
- Describe the movements of the dancers in Four winds section?
- Describe the movements of the dancers in Religion?
- What is the relationship between the dancers and the audience? Do any of the dancers look at the audience? Why/why not?
- Describe the aesthetics of the artwork, including the colour of the background, floor, props and the lighting (colour, brightness, point/s of focus) in each section.
- Which sounds and/or instruments can you hear in the music/sound score?