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Slapstick Comedy

Slapstick Comedy

A week's worth (4 lessons) of slapstick comedy lessons. Designed for a low ability Year 8 group but could easily be adapted for other year groups and abilities. Includes PowerPoint presentation as well as activities such as storyboards, a design sheet for a comedy sketch and an acting profile.
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Comedy - Charlie Chaplin

Comedy - Charlie Chaplin

A week's worth of lessons (4) on silent movies, with a focus on Charlie Chaplin. Includes a full PowerPoint presentation, a sequencing activity, an activity requiring students to read facial expressions, and a comprehension activity.
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Kung Fu Panda 'Secrets of he Furious Five' Self-Awareness Worksheets

Kung Fu Panda 'Secrets of he Furious Five' Self-Awareness Worksheets

What are the fundamental qualities that students of Chinese martial arts are expected to cultivate? Patience, Discipline, Courage, Confidence & Compassion! Like the points on a circle, there is no ‘first’ or ‘last’, no ‘more important’ or ‘less important’ when it comes to these powerful human qualities. They are all equally special and can be cultivated simultaneously, every day. Take a hint from Kung Fu Panda (which is of course based on thousands of years of experience and wisdom accumulated by Chinese martial artists and health experts) and develop these admirable and constructive qualities in your daily life! Contents - 2 versions of a ‘self-awareness’ sheet, which may be printed multiple times and filled in, to note how you have shown or will show all five of the qualities in your daily life - 5 ‘self-awareness’ sheets focusing on one quality only - ‘summarise and explain’ sheets for each of the Furious Five characters, to fill in with your own summary of events in the animated film shorts ‘Secrets of the Furious Five’ - labels for each quality which may be cut out and glued to a separate page or notebook, if you would rather make your notes elsewhere (or to use as you see fit) - a full-page poster for each quality, to serve as a friendly reminder
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AWESOME MEDIA FILM INSTITUTION REVISION POSTER

AWESOME MEDIA FILM INSTITUTION REVISION POSTER

Use for GCSE, AS or A2 ACHIEVE A*'s with this AWESOME A3 FILM REVISION POSTER - INSTITUTION Revision poster for any media subject, any board that focuses on the key principles of INSTITITUTION in Film or Moving image. This can be used for an A3 or larger display around the classroom, or as A4 revision crib sheets for your students. Keywords, media language, theories, quotes and examples on one sheet: Institution Conglomerate Subsidiary Division Capitalism Trickle Down Economics Individual Material Gain Illusion of choice Hegemony Consent Coercion Dominant Ideology Preferred Reading Gramsci Theory Hegemonic Form Cultural Hegemony Ideology Guaranteed to help your students achieve an A* last year I achieved 100% pass rate with a very similar poster. I will be giving this out to all my students.
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AWESOME MEDIA FILM AUDIENCE REVISION POSTER

AWESOME MEDIA FILM AUDIENCE REVISION POSTER

Use for GCSE, AS or A2 ACHIEVE A*'s with this AWESOME A3 FILM REVISION POSTER - AUDIENCE Revision poster for any media subject, any board that focuses on the key principles of AUDIENCE in Film or Moving image. This can be used for an A3 or larger display around the classroom, or as A4 revision crib sheets for your students. Keywords, media language, theories, quotes and examples on one sheet: Target Audience Demographics Psychographics Mainstream Niche Media Convergence Technological Convergence Use and Gratification Model Blumler and Katz Hypodermic needle model Visceral Vicarious Vicarious Plutchiks Colour wheel Guaranteed to help your students achieve an A* last year I achieved 100% pass rate with a very similar poster. I will be giving this out to all my students.
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COMPLETE FILM PRODUCTION  WORKSHEETS 100% successful outcomes

COMPLETE FILM PRODUCTION WORKSHEETS 100% successful outcomes

AWESOME COMPLETE FILM PRODUCTION PACK! I use this for my students. Last year in GCSE for coursework the students achieved 28/36 A*'s and 100% A-As. 100% 100% Pass rate in 2017. A very helpful resource. Excellent for Media coursework for A2, AS, GCSE or any film project whether short film production, music video production, opening of film production or trailer production. This word document is editable and contains 29 pages of film Pre-production tasks: Production Initial Ideas Statement of Intentions Audience Profile Development Zone Planning Issues Prop list Location list Costume list Cast list Budget list Film Production Team tutorial Roles and responsibilities Treatment Initial research Script writing tutorial Script writing task Release Forms Storyboard tutorial Storyboard Shot List Call Sheet 3 page list of other helpful websites, YouTube channels and books for students to conduct secondary research Hope you enjoy as much as my students do. Any feedback really appreciated. Best Wishes MediaShop
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Audience Reception Theory and Gender Representation Bundle

Audience Reception Theory and Gender Representation Bundle

Two PowerPoint lessons (2 hours +, depending on ability level) that apply Stuart Hall's Audience Reception theory, and Gender Representation , to the Lynx Find Your Magic TV commercial. Suitable for older GCSE and A Level students. The perfect way to see how the two approaches can be applied to a contemporary media text.
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Teaching Film In The English Classroom.

Teaching Film In The English Classroom.

All you need to begin introducing your students to the idea of 'reading' film and improving their visual literacy. The bundle includes a number of slide presentations, a worksheet, viewfinder template and a vocab list. All resources are classroom ready and address the essential elements of visual literacy in all English curricula.
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Viewfinder Template

Viewfinder Template

A fun activity as students think for carefully about how what we see is often constructed for us. Can be used in conjunction with film studies in English.
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Mise-en-scene worksheet.

Mise-en-scene worksheet.

Using this handy scaffolding students can start to become more aware of the choices made by a filmmaker and the effect of those choices. This is a handy activity for doing at home either individually or in small groups. It can also be used with students of mixed ability as it can be applied to any film.
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What Makes a Film a Classic.

What Makes a Film a Classic.

A 10 slide presentation. I don’t know about you but I get really peeved when people use the word ‘classic’ as a synonym for ‘old’ or ‘dull.’ People arguing against the inclusion of classic literature in English courses invariably infer that if a text is a classic then it is old and irrelevant. This is simply not true of course. It is not even logical. After all we can talk about ‘classic’ cars and ‘classic’ fashion, none of which is either old or boring. We also talk about classic films and film has not been around for a particularly long time. So what makes a film a classic? What are the elements that we look for when we are deciding whether a film, or any work really, can be added to the classic cannon?
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