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Media Language Typography

Media Language Typography

Title of lesson: Typography Tasks include a range of differentiated activities (with A* challenge), such as a do now, main activity, practice exam question, self/peer assessment task, homework task.  OUTSTANDING LESSON PRODUCED BY A PEARSON TEACHING AWARD SILVER MEDAL WINNER I taught the lesson in a 3 part series, but can equally be taught in 1 lesson or 2 depending on the ability of your students and the detail you wish to go into. This is part of a year long scheme of work that can be used for GCSE, AS or A Level Media Studies. This resource has and can be taught to year 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13’s. It has received very positive feedback from staff and students. This lesson The learning objective: To define, apply and evaluate Typography. The learning journey: Can I outline Typography? , Can I apply Typography? Can I evaluate Typography? The lesson covers: Typography, Text style, Font, Typeface, Size, Leading, Tracking and Kerning, Justified, Hierarchy and Scale, Point, X-height, Set width, Vertical space, Narrow Kerning, Large Kerning, Left aligned, Right aligned, Centre aligned, Justified text, Headings, Sub-Headings, Colour, Spacing, Weight, Serif, Sans Serif, Script, Stem, Serifs, Bar, Curve, Continuous Curve, Aperture, Ear, Hairline, Diacritical, Loop, Tittle, Free Font Website. Students love it and make good progress and the progress steps are clearly defined. The final task is an example of a past paper exam question.  There is also a homework slide attached. 26 slide PowerPoint. More like 3 lessons in one! I strive to improve my resources so any feedback really appreciated. I hope you enjoy teaching this lesson as much as I did.
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Media Language - Short Film Production

Media Language - Short Film Production

Title of lesson: Short FIlms Tasks include a range of differentiated activities (with A* challenge), such as a do now, main activity, practice exam question, self/peer assessment task, homework task.  OUTSTANDING LESSON PRODUCED BY A PEARSON TEACHING AWARD SILVER MEDAL WINNER I taught the lesson in a 3 part series, but can equally be taught in 1 lesson or 2 depending on the ability of your students and the detail you wish to go into. This is part of a year long scheme of work that can be used for GCSE, AS or A Level Media Studies. This resource has and can be taught to year 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13’s. It has received very positive feedback from staff and students. This lesson: The learning objective: To define, apply and evaluate Short Films. The learning journey: Can I outline Short Films?, Can I apply Short Films?, Can I evaluate Short Films? The lesson covers: Short film, Feature film, Shorter the better, Keep practicalities in mind, Make it visual, Engage the reader, Beware of Cliches, Find single moments, Tell a story, Golden rules of scriptwriting, Hook, Audience satisfied, Gratification, Stereotypes, Protagonist, Story (Conflict that has to be resolved), Compelling story. Students love it and make good progress and the progress steps are clearly defined. The final task is an example of a past paper exam question.  There is also a homework slide attached. 16 Slide PowerPoint. More like 3 lessons in one! I strive to improve my resources so any feedback really appreciated. I hope you enjoy teaching this lesson as much as I did.
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Media Language Film Openings

Media Language Film Openings

Title of lesson: Film Openings Tasks include a range of differentiated activities (with A* challenge), such as a do now, main activity, practice exam question, self/peer assessment task, homework task.  OUTSTANDING LESSON PRODUCED BY A PEARSON TEACHING AWARD SILVER MEDAL WINNER I taught the lesson in a 3 part series, but can equally be taught in 1 lesson or 2 depending on the ability of your students and the detail you wish to go into. This is part of a year long scheme of work that can be used for GCSE, AS or A Level Media Studies. This resource has and can be taught to year 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13’s. It has received very positive feedback from staff and students. This lesson: The learning objective: To define, apply and evaluate Film Openings. The learning journey: Can I outline Film Openings?, Can I apply Film Openings?, Can I evaluate Film Openings? The lesson covers: Film openings, Film title sequence, Cold opening, Accompanying music, Scene of action, Opening credits, Opening titles, Tone, Film world, Audience, Stage, Genre, Characters, Themes Topics, Landscape, Title, Cast, Crew, Title only, Credits, Trend, Saul Bass, Students love it and make good progress and the progress steps are clearly defined. The final task is an example of a past paper exam question.  There is also a homework slide attached. 15 Slide PowerPoint. More like 3 lessons in one! I strive to improve my resources so any feedback really appreciated. I hope you enjoy teaching this lesson as much as I did.
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Media Language Film Websites

Media Language Film Websites

Title of lesson: Film Website Tasks include a range of differentiated activities (with A* challenge), such as a do now, main activity, practice exam question, self/peer assessment task, homework task.  OUTSTANDING LESSON PRODUCED BY A PEARSON TEACHING AWARD SILVER MEDAL WINNER I taught the lesson in a 3 part series, but can equally be taught in 1 lesson or 2 depending on the ability of your students and the detail you wish to go into. This is part of a year long scheme of work that can be used for GCSE, AS or A Level Media Studies. This resource has and can be taught to year 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13’s. It has received very positive feedback from staff and students. This lesson: The learning objective: To define, apply and evaluate Film Website designs. The learning journey: Can I outline Film Website designs?, Can I apply Film Website designs?, Can I evaluate Film Website designs? The lesson covers: Denotation, Connotation, Media Products, Target Audience, Promotion, Advertising, Marketing strategies, Media Product, Title, Conventions, Big Bold, Clear, Actors, Genre, Colours, Brand, Genre, Typography, Style, Text, Images, Brand, Typography, Attention, Interest, Desire, Action, Plot, Iconography, Interest, Mainstream, Niche audience, Lasting appeal, Formats, Recognizability, Critical acclaim, Reviews, Tagline, Website, Homepage, Subpages, Responsive design, Minimalism, User-Friendly, Personalized use experience, Extraordinary content, Unique navigation, Blair Witch Project, Viral, Budget, Gross, Marketing campaign, Convention. Students love it and make good progress and the progress steps are clearly defined. The final task is an example of a past paper exam question.  There is also a homework slide attached. 21 Slide PowerPoint. More like 3 lessons in one! I strive to improve my resources so any feedback really appreciated. I hope you enjoy teaching this lesson as much as I did.
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Media Language Film Posters

Media Language Film Posters

Title of lesson: Film Poster Tasks include a range of differentiated activities (with A* challenge), such as a do now, main activity, practice exam question, self/peer assessment task, homework task.  OUTSTANDING LESSON PRODUCED BY A PEARSON TEACHING AWARD SILVER MEDAL WINNER I taught the lesson in a 3 part series, but can equally be taught in 1 lesson or 2 depending on the ability of your students and the detail you wish to go into. This is part of a year long scheme of work that can be used for GCSE, AS or A Level Media Studies. This resource has and can be taught to year 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13’s. It has received very positive feedback from staff and students. This lesson: The learning objective: To define, apply and evaluate Film Poster designs. The learning journey: Can I outline Film Poster designs? Can I apply Film Poster designs? Can I evaluate Film Poster designs? The lesson covers: Film Poster, Denotation, Connotation, Media Products, Target Audience, Promotion, Advertising, Marketing strategies, Media Product, Title, Conventions, Big Bold, Clear, Actors, Genre, Colours, Brand, Genre, Typography, Style, Text, Images, Brand, Typography, Attention, Interest, Desire, Action, Plot, Iconography, Interest, Mainstream, Niche audience, Lasting appeal, Formats, Recognizability, Critical acclaim, Reviews, Tag-line. Students love it and make good progress and the progress steps are clearly defined. The final task is an example of a past paper exam question.  There is also a homework slide attached. 18 Slide PowerPoint. More like 3 lessons in one! I strive to improve my resources so any feedback really appreciated. I hope you enjoy teaching this lesson as much as I did.
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Media Language Post Production Sound

Media Language Post Production Sound

Title of lesson: Post Production Sound Tasks include a range of differentiated activities (with A* challenge), such as a do now, main activity, practice exam question, self/peer assessment task, homework task.  OUTSTANDING LESSON PRODUCED BY A PEARSON TEACHING AWARD SILVER MEDAL WINNER I taught the lesson in a 3 part series, but can equally be taught in 1 lesson or 2 depending on the ability of your students and the detail you wish to go into. This is part of a year long scheme of work that can be used for GCSE, AS or A Level Media Studies. This resource has and can be taught to year 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13’s. It has received very positive feedback from staff and students. This lesson: The learning objective: To define, apply and evaluate Post Production Sound in film. The learning journey: Can I outline Post Production Sound? Can I apply Post Production Sound? Can I evaluate Post Production Sound? The lesson covers: Post Production Sound, Diegetic, Non-diegetic, Sound effects, Music, Spoken word, Dialogue, Pitch, Tempo, High-pitched sounds, Low-pitched sounds, Silence, Soundtracks, Composer, John Williams, Emotional responses, Overture for a movie, Foreshadow upcoming events, Build tension and suspense, Shape ethnic, cultural context, Voiceovers, Subtext, Randy Thom, Sound Designer. Students love it and make good progress and the progress steps are clearly defined. The final task is an example of a past paper exam question.  There is also a homework slide attached. 20 slide PowerPoint. More like 3 lessons in one! I strive to improve my resources so any feedback really appreciated. I hope you enjoy teaching this lesson as much as I did.
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Media Language Film  Post Production Editing

Media Language Film Post Production Editing

Title of lesson: Editing Tasks include a range of differentiated activities (with A* challenge), such as a do now, main activity, practice exam question, self/peer assessment task, homework task.  OUTSTANDING LESSON PRODUCED BY A PEARSON TEACHING AWARD SILVER MEDAL WINNER I taught the lesson in a 3 part series, but can equally be taught in 1 lesson or 2 depending on the ability of your students and the detail you wish to go into. This is part of a year long scheme of work that can be used for GCSE, AS or A Level Media Studies. This resource has and can be taught to year 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13’s. It has received very positive feedback from staff and students. This lesson The learning objective: To define, apply and evaluate Editing in film. The learning journey: Can I outline Editing?, Can I apply Editing?, Can I evaluate Editing? The lesson covers: Film Editing, Film editor, Data manager, VFX supervisor, Colourist, Editor Assistants/trainees, Walter Murch, Emotion, Story, Rhythm, Eye trace, 2D plane of screen, 3D Space, Continuity Editing, Radical Subjective Continuity/ Dis-Continuity/Disjunctive editing, Classical Editing, Thematic or Montage editing, Soviet Montage theory, ‘The Kuleshov effect’, Sergei Eistenstien, Metric montage, Rythmic montage, Tonal montage, Over tonal montage, Intellectual or ideological montage. Students love it and make good progress and the progress steps are clearly defined. The final task is an example of a past paper exam question.  There is also a homework slide attached. 26 Slide PowerPoint. More like 3 lessons in one! I strive to improve my resources so any feedback really appreciated. I hope you enjoy teaching this lesson as much as I did.
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Media Language Cinematography Part 2:  Lighting

Media Language Cinematography Part 2: Lighting

Title of lesson: Cinematography Part 2 Lighting Tasks include a range of differentiated activities (with A* challenge), such as a do now, main activity, practice exam question, self/peer assessment task, homework task.  OUTSTANDING LESSON PRODUCED BY A PEARSON TEACHING AWARD SILVER MEDAL WINNER I taught the lesson in a 3 part series, but can equally be taught in 1 lesson or 2 depending on the ability of your students and the detail you wish to go into. This is part of a year long scheme of work that can be used for GCSE, AS or A Level Media Studies. This resource has and can be taught to year 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13’s. It has received very positive feedback from staff and students. This lesson: The learning objective: To define, apply and evaluate Cinematography lighting in film. The learning journey: Can I outline Lighting Cinematography?, Can I apply Lighting Cinematography?, Can I evaluate Lighting Cinematography? The lesson covers: Cinematography, Director of Photography, electric, Gaffer, Rigging Gaffer, Best Boy electric, Electricians/sparks, Brightness, Contrast, Colour, Focus, Depth of Field, Grain, Perspective, Quality of light, Look, High Key, Low Key, Mid Key, Silhouette, Golden Hour, Key light, Fill light, Back/Hair/Edge/Rim light. Students love it and make good progress and the progress steps are clearly defined. The final task is an example of a past paper exam question. There is also a homework slide attached. 23 Slide PowerPoint. More like 3 lessons in one! I strive to improve my resources so any feedback really appreciated. I hope you enjoy teaching this lesson as much as I did.
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Media Language Cinematography Part 1

Media Language Cinematography Part 1

Title of lesson: Cinematography Part 1 Tasks include a range of differentiated activities (with A* challenge), such as a do now, main activity, practice exam question, self/peer assessment task, homework task.  OUTSTANDING LESSON PRODUCED BY A PEARSON TEACHING AWARD SILVER MEDAL WINNER I taught the lesson in a 3 part series, but can equally be taught in 1 lesson or 2 depending on the ability of your students and the detail you wish to go into. This is part of a year long scheme of work that can be used for GCSE, AS or A Level Media Studies. This resource has and can be taught to year 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13’s. It has received very positive feedback from staff and students. This lesson: The learning objective: To define, apply and evaluate Cinematography in film. The learning journey: Can I outline Cinematography?, Can I apply Cinematography?, Can I evaluate the use of Cinematography? The lesson covers: Cinematography, Director of Photography, Rigging Gaffer, Clapper/loader, Best Boy, Camera Operator, Video Operator, Electricians/sparks, Stills Photographer, Key grip, Dolly Grip, Focus Puller, 1st Assistant Camera, Camera Team, Grip, Lighting, Pan, Crab, Track, Ped, Dolly, Dolly Zoom, Tilt, Extreme Close up, Big Close up, Close up, Medium Close up, Medium Shot, Medium long shot, Long shot, very long shot, extreme long shot, Birds eye view, High angle, Eye level, Low angle, Worm’s eye view, Over the Shoulder, Canted angle. Students love it and make good progress and the progress steps are clearly defined. The final task is an example of a past paper exam question.  There is also a homework slide attached. 23 Slide PowerPoint. More like 3 lessons in one! I strive to improve my resources so any feedback really appreciated. I hope you enjoy teaching this lesson as much as I did.
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Media Language Target Audience Psychographics

Media Language Target Audience Psychographics

Title of lesson: Target Audience Psychographics Tasks include a range of differentiated activities (with A* challenge), such as a do now, main activity, practice exam question, self/peer assessment task, homework task.  OUTSTANDING LESSON PRODUCED BY A PEARSON TEACHING AWARD SILVER MEDAL WINNER  I taught the lesson in a 3 part series, but can equally be taught in 1 lesson or 2 depending on the ability of your students and the detail you wish to go into. This is part of a year long scheme of work that can be used for GCSE, AS or A Level Media Studies. This resource has and can be taught to year 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13’s. It has received very positive feedback from staff and students. This lesson: The learning objective: To understand the key terms Psychographics. The learning journey: Can I outline what Psychographics are? Can I Apply my understanding of Psychographics? Can I evaluate the application of Psychographics? The lesson covers: Mainstream, Social integration, Niche, gratification, Media platforms, Audience, Genre, Dating, Reality, Panel, Activity-Orientated, Puzzle, Quiz theory, Target Audience, Demographic, Lifestyle, Class, Age, Gender, Ethnicity, Spending Power, Revenue, Budget. Students love it and make good progress and the progress steps are clearly defined. The final task is an example of a past paper exam question.  There is also a homework slide attached. 17 Slide PowerPoint. More like 3 lessons in one! I strive to improve my resources so any feedback really appreciated. I hope you enjoy teaching this lesson as much as I did.
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The Media’s Effect On Body Image - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

The Media’s Effect On Body Image - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text explores the effects of the media and social media in particular, on body image. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including a comprehension questions, True or False exercises, a title-match exercise and engage in an in-class discussion. The text can be used for IGSCE / TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included.
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