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School of Rock: Media Unit part 2

School of Rock: Media Unit part 2

This resource contains other part of my School of Rock media unit. We look at mise-en-scene and compare film to text. The final part is the critical essay structure. It was created for a low ability S3 standard grade class. Feel free to adapt. :D
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Media Project scheme of work

Media Project scheme of work

This is a 5 week scheme of work ending in APP on Media. The work is creating a charity advert using video cameras and Apple Macs to complete. It is 15 lessons worth of media exposure and i have used this succesfully with a year 9 group. You can pick your own APP resource to use. The paper adverts are not attached but you can pick them up from anywhere.
nuttynicnak
Britain's Got Talent

Britain's Got Talent

Using resources from the fallout of the Susan Boyle scenario from the 2009 Britain’s Got Talent show, students complete a range of tasks before designing their own ‘star’ - based on one of the old Heinneman schemes
Mathew513
The Earth - Katie Elliot

The Earth - Katie Elliot

Friends of the Earth campaigner Katie on what can be done practically to make a difference. To start people need to care. See pages 3 - 11 of the pdf file for activity suggestions and lesson plans for English/Media learning objectives.
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Beowulf Media Unit

Beowulf Media Unit

This is the beginnings of my media unit on the film version of Beowulf. I have left the assessment side of things open as you can use it to suit almost any year. I did create a fun graphic novel version for this unit which van be done as an addidtional task. Please feel free to adapt. :D
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The Earth - DJ Lucio

The Earth - DJ Lucio

Capital FM DJ Lucio announces the Lights out London campaign so we can all try and save the planet. Stimulus for discussion on role of celebrity endorsements. Pages 3 - 11 of the pdf file provide examples of lesson plans and activity sheets to accompany the video.
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Holiday Programmes FD

Holiday Programmes FD

A series of resources which could be used as a basis for a speaking and listening task at KS3. Use the power point to introduce the task, then show students two examples of holiday programmes. They could use the grid to make notes and compare the two programmes. The final sheet offers students a chance to comment on their peers' performances. FD *The power point presentation was found on 'Presentation Helper' - a useful source of backgrounds.
HarrisSchool
Young filmakers video sharing website - chance for schools to upload their stories

Young filmakers video sharing website - chance for schools to upload their stories

Many children and young people will be familiar with the idea of producing a short video or animation and publishing it on video upload sites such as YouTube. However, because these sites are un-moderated many teachers are uncomfortable with directing learners to these sites as they may contain inappropriate content. E2BN Clips proves learners with the opportunity to publish to a world-wide audience but gives teachers the security of knowing that all of materials have been check for ‘appropriateness’.
NEN
KS3/4 English for Pupils - 2 Media Stories: The Advert and The Soap

KS3/4 English for Pupils - 2 Media Stories: The Advert and The Soap

Featuring the recent A Midsummer Night's Dream Levi's advertisement in full and clips from the BBC hospital soap Holby City. This programme is designed for use by English and Media Studies teachers with students. The advert and the soap are separately analysed by key professionals involved in their actual production. They explain in some detail how and why key decisions were taken behind the scenes in terms of cast, script, music and shots.
DavidL