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Genre: Introduction to Codes and Conventions

Genre: Introduction to Codes and Conventions

A Prezi presenatation for introducing students to the terminology of genre, codes and conventions and active tasks that students use to put knowledge into practice. Lesson can last between 1.5 hours to 3 hours depending on whether you wish students to complete the final task.
omilford
The Age of the Machine - Metallica - 'Spit Out the Bone' Music Video

The Age of the Machine - Metallica - 'Spit Out the Bone' Music Video

Compiled entirely of found footage, my tribute to Metallica's earth tremoring 'Spit Out the Bone' depicts the rapid evolution of the machine age. This music video is essentially a chronological montage of historical and iconic imagery from archive footage and documentaries. It shows how industrialisation has developed from the 19th century into the information era and beyond. It covers the steam engine, Henry Ford's Rouge factory complex, WWII aircraft, nuclear weapons testing, early computing and the digital frenzy that we now endure! This definitely isn't something for everyone but I'd hope it would be a good introduction to these subjects for any of those part-time students full-time heavy metal enthusiasts out there! Disclaimer: I do not claim copy write ownership of this music or any of the original video clips used here and this is not the official music video.
jamiehillier93
WJEC GCSE FILM STUDIES – THE BOY IN THE STRIPED PYJAMAS: STUDY PACK WITH WORKBOOK AND PPT

WJEC GCSE FILM STUDIES – THE BOY IN THE STRIPED PYJAMAS: STUDY PACK WITH WORKBOOK AND PPT

This Study Pack supports students in their preparation for Paper 2 of the WJEC GCSE Film Studies: Exploring Film Outside Hollywood. The Workbook and Revision Guide promotes independent research into the historical context of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas as well as an exploration of the non-Hollywood film industry. There are also grids to complete relating to character, themes and settings as well as close studies of two key scenes. The accompanying PowerPoint augments the workbook and includes questions and prompts. I have found this resource to be invaluable and is especially helpful in guiding less able students in effective and relevant research as well as giving the more able an opportunity to work independently.
beckyann999
Clay and Materials Animation Lessons

Clay and Materials Animation Lessons

A Lesson designed around exploring materials animation. Students will explore the work of Jan Svankmajer and then go onto use the knowledge learnt to explore creating they're own animations with deeper meaning. The resource contains three handouts and a presentation. Recommended centre equipment: Junk Store Objects Plastercine/Modelling Clay Cameras Tripods Editing Software (HitFilm is free)
omilford
Controlled Assessment 3: Magazines unit (AQA Legacy Media)

Controlled Assessment 3: Magazines unit (AQA Legacy Media)

This bundle contains everything you will need to start, teach and complete the third Topic of the GCSE Controlled Assessment worth 45 Marks out of the overall 90 marks on offer. I have taught this unit to this structure for the last 4 years and it has always yielded fantastic content from the students/ high marks from the examiner. I chose Magazines as it allows a broad exploration of print platforms and offers the ability . The pack contains: -3 Double lessons that teach students all about magazines, designing a front cover, contents page and double page spread and all of the theory needed for the 12 pages of research and planning. -A printed coursework tracker for folders/books to help students and teachers track their grades. -Resources that support each lesson and tasks within them. -A Lesson 1-2 resource to be laminated for student interactivity. Students label the magazine or poster with key A* terms that they have not learnt yet at the start of the course (Discovery Learning).
BarberJake
Controlled Assessment 3(Magazines unit) Les 5-6, Contents and Double Page Spreads (AQA Legacy Media)

Controlled Assessment 3(Magazines unit) Les 5-6, Contents and Double Page Spreads (AQA Legacy Media)

Lesson 5-6, Contents and Double Page Spreads (AQA Legacy Media): This lesson explores the key technical layout and A* terminology behind magazine double-page spreads and contents pages. Terminology such as Pull Quotes, By-Lines and Drop Caps are explored. Lesson includes two resource sheets for tasks in class. NOTE: This is a Unit that can also be bought as part of Bundle that includes the entirety of the unit (6 lessons) and includes all resource sheets and a printed coursework tracker. It covers the last Year of AQA Media studies
BarberJake
Controlled Assessment 3 (Magazines unit) Lesson 3-4, Embedding RAIL into CA (AQA Legacy Media)

Controlled Assessment 3 (Magazines unit) Lesson 3-4, Embedding RAIL into CA (AQA Legacy Media)

Lesson 3-4, Embedding RAIL into CA (AQA Legacy Media): This lesson explores how students can apply RAIL (Representation, Audience, Institution and Media Language) to all of their Research and planning, Practical work and 800 Word Evaluation. The focus of this lesson is on A* theory in an effort to stretch students. The double lesson explores theories such as: -Uses and Gratifications theory -Demographics -Institutional terms such as conglomerates, Oligopolies etc. -Progressive and Regressive representations -Course of the eye. NOTE: This is a Unit that can also be bought as part of Bundle that includes the entirety of the unit (6 lessons) and includes all resource sheets and a printed coursework tracker. It covers the last Year of AQA Media studies
BarberJake
Controlled Assessment 3 (Magazines unit) Lesson 1-2, Print Codes and conventions (AQA Legacy Media)

Controlled Assessment 3 (Magazines unit) Lesson 1-2, Print Codes and conventions (AQA Legacy Media)

Lesson 1-2, Print Codes and conventions (AQA Legacy Media): This lesson explores the codes and conventions of print with a focused concentration upon Magazines. The double lesson explores codes (written, technical and symbolic), conventions and key terminology of magazine covers e.g. Masthead, Skyline, Flash Button. The lesson also breaks down the Coursework for the students also. Lesson includes two resource sheets for tasks in class. Also a resource to be laminated for student interactivity. Students label the magazine or poster with key A* terms that they have not learnt yet at the start of the course (Discovery Learning). NOTE: This is a Unit that can also be bought as part of Bundle that includes the entirety of the unit (6 lessons) and includes all resource sheets and a printed coursework tracker. It covers the last Year of AQA Media studies
BarberJake
Silhouette Animation

Silhouette Animation

A series of handouts and a Prezi presentation introducing students to Lotte Reiniger and her style of silhouette animation. The handouts include a introduction to the topic and then handouts for students to plan their own animation, produce it and then review. Recommended in class materials -A4 black card -A3 white card -Scissors -Charcoal -White Chalk -Cameras -Tripods
omilford
Morning song!

Morning song!

I noticed my children were coming into my class in a morning fairly tired, so I decided to create something to help them wake up and bring a smile to their faces. This is sung every morning and the class love it! I have had parents speak to me explaining their child won't stop singing it at home and they love it! I feel as though this is a great idea for every class as it does get the children ready to learn! More songs will be made for each half term.
joelow92
NEW SPEC 9-1 EDUQAS MEDIA STUDIES GCSE TRACKING DOCUMENT SPREADSHEET from 2017

NEW SPEC 9-1 EDUQAS MEDIA STUDIES GCSE TRACKING DOCUMENT SPREADSHEET from 2017

Designed on Microsoft excel, this tracking document will help you keep track of the progress of your KS4 Media Studies students, with specific columns for section of each exam paper and for individual coursework marks. The sheet will auto calculate total marks on each unit - which will be converted into a 9-1 grade as well as totalling overall marks, which then feed into an overall grade prediction. The predictions have been calculated using last year's WJEC grade boundaries and the % of marks needed for each grade on each unit. This % mark has then been converted for the new weighting on the new spec. All you need to do is add the pupil information and the marks they have achieved for each question and the rest is done for you. Please be aware that these are not official grade boundaries and it is guess work at this stage. I have tried to make my predictions as reliable as possible by converting from old spec boundaries and converting % etc, but cannot guarantee that these will be the exact boundaries provided by the board. I have also created similar spreadsheets for AQA GCSE English 9-1, old spec AQA Media GCSE and Media A level too; check out my shop for these. A Level will too be added in due course - subscribe for notifications! Any problems with this or formula doing strange things, please contact me on steel123@hotmail.com PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE FIRST VERSION OF THIS SPREADSHEET HAD A COLUMN MISSED FROM CALCULATIONS. IT HAS BEEN REPAIRED AND CHECKED AGAIN AND APPEARS FINE. IF YOU BOUGHT THIS BEFORE LUNCHTIME ON 14TH SEPTEMBER YOU MAY NEED IT FIXING. PLEASE SEND IT TO ME AT STEEL123@HOTMAIL.COM AND I'LL RETURN ASAP. ONLY A TWO MINUTE JOB! SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE.
chloesteel
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ozmatts12