A short powerpoint for modeling the deconstruction of film posters, linked specifically to the Action Adventure topic. Signifiers of genre and conventions of layout are what I had in mind when picking the examples.
Resources to aid the role play of Trial of the Warden based on the book Holes by Louis Sachar. Includes a research lesson on trials, a lesson on how to write an eye witness account, task sheets for each member of the trial, character cards, self reflection and peer reflection pages. I did this over a week with a year 8 class and it worked really well. Book out a hall or similar to make it most effective when you actually come to run the trial!
PowerPoint and resources to explore the representation of gender in media texts. Uses the constructionist approach to representation and covers queer theory, Goffman and Mulvey's theory of the gaze. Aimed at WJEC specification MS1 exam, but can be easily adapted.
Updated to include Judith Butler and queer theory.
This scheme explores numerous case studies exploring teenagers and how they are perceived across a number of platforms. The scheme consists of around 20 lessons depending upon how often you do the assessments (exam style questions) that have been incorporated.