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Representation and Media Impact

Representation and Media Impact

This powerpoint contains video clips which may not be suitable for all learners (some cover body dysmorphia, eating disorders and other mental health issues) and so I strongly advise that you watch them before showing to a class (they are age appropriate, however). Again, this lesson may be useful for Media BTEC or a lesson reviewing cultural trends/the harm that representation can cause.
MissPointon
Introduction to Media and Representation

Introduction to Media and Representation

As the title suggests, this forty-five minute lesson might be useful for any Media BTECs or as an introduction (for KS3/KS4) to what representation is/means. It focuses on McDonald’s and could be used with the award winning documentary “Supersize Me”.
MissPointon
A LEVEL and GCSE Media - Semiotic Analysis Guidance Map

A LEVEL and GCSE Media - Semiotic Analysis Guidance Map

This is a double sided resource (great for laminating). It is deigned to guide students through an independent analysis of any media text. I created this for A Level Media, but also use it to stretch and challenge my GCSE students. We use laminated copies in class, students choose one activity/question to complete at a time. It breaks down a daunting analytical task into small chunks. I have found it great for engaging boys.
cdaniel8
Auteur Theory Presentation

Auteur Theory Presentation

To be used with any senior Media Studies class. This is a thorough presentation that explores everything you wanted to know about Auteur Theory and more. It provides examples of auteurs and the defining characteristics that made them auteurs and includes questions for students to consider throughout. I have found that this presentation really helps students to start to think more about the process of directing films, and gets them to make connections between recurring features in a director's body of work. Please note - some images and clips have been removed for copyright purposes - but resource can be easily edited.
ellmarco1
AS A2 Media Studies Annotation Resource

AS A2 Media Studies Annotation Resource

This is a resource that enables effective and efficient annotations of the Magazine analysis (Component 2 of the AS/A2 Media Studies Eduqas syllabus - from 2017). I wish I had made this earlier, it makes students notes so much more organised and easy to follow. This is designed based on the 'Woman's Realm' mag analysis, but can be easily modified if selecting a different set text - just copy and paste different mag pages. This worksheet is enough work for 3-4 hours of work and has stretch/challenge work included. I have not found a huge amount of resources for tasks like that, so hopefully this helps those of you in a similar position. (Note - this is only the first 3/4s of the mag analysis, last 1/4 will be posted shortly.
ellmarco1
#OscarsSoMale

#OscarsSoMale

A lesson about gender representation, related to the film industry, focusing on the academy awards specifically. This was made for a KS4 class.
InItForTheHolidays