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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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9-1 GCSE Media Studies Contexts (5 week SoW)

9-1 GCSE Media Studies Contexts (5 week SoW)

*** INTRODUCTORY PRICE: £25 (WAS £42)*** This 5 week Scheme of Work explores all of the contexts identified for study in the Eduqas specification (1950s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s and contemporary). There is continual reference to a number of set texts that are expected to be covered as part of the reformed 9-1 GCSE in Media Studies, with a primary focus on advertising. As well as examining historical, social, cultural and political contexts, by undertaking this scheme students will develop their understanding of the key concept of ideology and how to identify messages embedded within a variety of media products. The bundle contains a total of 36 fully editable items, including lesson PowerPoints and accompanying resources. SET TEXTS REFERRED TO IN THIS SoW: Quality Street, This Girl Can, Pharrell Williams, Taylor Swift, The IT Crowd, Friends, The Man with the Golden Gun, The Sun, Duran Duran. 987media resources are clear, consistent and scaffolded to give learners the best opportunity to achieve highly in their GCSE Media Studies course.
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9-1 GCSE Media Studies Contexts lesson 9 ('This Girl Can' and Contemporary Contexts)

9-1 GCSE Media Studies Contexts lesson 9 ('This Girl Can' and Contemporary Contexts)

This lesson is part of a complete suite of resources for the Eduqas specification, but can easily be adapted to fit other exam boards (OCR, AQA, WJEC, Edexcel). After recapping the contexts for 'This Girl Can' and the concept of active audiences, lesson 9 encourages students to consider the impact an audience can have on products and the institutions that produce them. Students investigate how intertextuality, direct address and montage in the music videos for Taylor Swift 'Bad Blood' and Pharrell Williams 'Freedom' relate to active audiences before undertaking research into the marketing campaign for 'This Girl Can'. Using the help sheet, students explore how 'Thie Girl Can' engages an active audience. SET TEXTS REFERRED TO THIS LESSON: This Girl Can, Taylor Swift 'Bad Blood', Pharrell Williams 'Freedom' The ‘Contexts’ SoW this lesson is part of explores all of the contexts identified for study in the Eduqas specification (1950s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s and contemporary). There is continual reference to a number of set texts that are expected to be covered as part of the reformed 9-1 GCSE in Media Studies, with a primary focus on advertising. As well as examining historical, social, cultural and political contexts, by undertaking this scheme students will develop their understanding of the key concept of ideology and how to identify messages embedded within a variety of media products. 987media resources are clear, consistent and scaffolded to give learners the best opportunity to achieve highly in their GCSE Media Studies course.
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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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Stuart Hall's Audience Reception Theory - Applied to a TV commercial

Stuart Hall's Audience Reception Theory - Applied to a TV commercial

In this 16 slide PowerPoint lesson, Stuart Hall's Audience Reception theory is introduced using a (slightly rude!) mnemonic. The theory is then applied to the Lynx Find Your Magic TV commercial (YouTube link provided within the PowerPoint). Screenshots of the ad appear alongside suggested notes related to the preferred, oppositional and negotiated readings of the ad. Learning is consolidated with an essay question at the end of the lesson. This would be an ideal way of demonstrating the theory in action. Useful teacher notes are provided in the notes panel when viewing the PowerPoint in edit mode. Please see my other resources at the mediamnemonics TES shop. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/mediamnemonics
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