Learning Resources

Teacher Notes

The Teacher Notes explore the three chapters of the exhibition and include curriculum links for both primary and secondary levels across the Australian Curriculum (Version 9.0) and Queensland Senior Visual Art syllabus. ‘Fairy Tales’ provides opportunities to explore connections across the subject areas of Visual Arts, Media Arts and English.

Deconstructing Fairy Tales

To deconstruct the fairy tales presented in the exhibition, the characters, settings and symbolic objects associated with these well-known stories are examined. The final section discusses selected themes found in both traditional and contemporary retellings.

Fairy Tales in Film

Explore the use of Languages, Technologies and Representations in the texts featured in 'Fairy Tales'. This resource features discussion questions for before, during and after visits to the exhibition and provides links to units in the FTVNM General Senior Syllabus (v1.2).