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Lara Croft Go GCSE Media Studies Close Study Product CSP Online Social and Participatory

Lara Croft Go GCSE Media Studies Close Study Product CSP Online Social and Participatory

Resources for the Close Study Product for the reformed AQA GCSE Media Studies course. Designed for AQA, also applies to Eduqas and anyone discussing the mobile game industry and feminine stereotypes in gaming. The resources relate to the Lara Croft Go app/game, and study the Media Representation, Audiences, Industries and Language around theTomb Raider / Lara Croft brand, feminism and sexualisation in gaming, the positive and negative aspects of gaming and game industry regulation. The Powerpoint includes all resources and six/seven lessons work (with possible expansion). Lesson 1: Introduction to the game and the Lara Croft brand, female stereotypes and women in gaming, evolution of the Lara Croft franchise, Lesson 2: How is the game structured, narrative techniques used. Lesson 3: Game analysis, NICS, codes and conventions. Lesson 4: Visual and aural semiotic codes, intertextuality. Lesson 5: Audience uses and pleasures, advertising and marketing, positive and negative aspects of gaming on audiences. Lesson 5: The Tomb Raider franchise, critical and commercial reception, the multi-platform game market, game regulation, comparing Lara Croft, Kim Kardashian and Zoella. All of the above are linked through activities to Lara Croft Go and could extend into further lessons and discussions. As previous 5-star reviews for other CSPs published on TES have stated ‘these are great starting points’ for lesson delivery. Powerpoint file contains all resources, along with a Personal Learning Checklist (PLC) for students to RAG-rate their knowledge, skills and understanding. Reviews welcomed
wilfy
Representation and Media Impact

Representation and Media Impact

This powerpoint contains video clips which may not be suitable for all learners (some cover body dysmorphia, eating disorders and other mental health issues) and so I strongly advise that you watch them before showing to a class (they are age appropriate, however). Again, this lesson may be useful for Media BTEC or a lesson reviewing cultural trends/the harm that representation can cause.
MissPointon
Introduction to Media and Representation

Introduction to Media and Representation

As the title suggests, this forty-five minute lesson might be useful for any Media BTECs or as an introduction (for KS3/KS4) to what representation is/means. It focuses on McDonald’s and could be used with the award winning documentary “Supersize Me”.
MissPointon
A LEVEL and GCSE Media - Semiotic Analysis Guidance Map

A LEVEL and GCSE Media - Semiotic Analysis Guidance Map

This is a double sided resource (great for laminating). It is deigned to guide students through an independent analysis of any media text. I created this for A Level Media, but also use it to stretch and challenge my GCSE students. We use laminated copies in class, students choose one activity/question to complete at a time. It breaks down a daunting analytical task into small chunks. I have found it great for engaging boys.
cdaniel8
Auteur Theory Presentation

Auteur Theory Presentation

To be used with any senior Media Studies class. This is a thorough presentation that explores everything you wanted to know about Auteur Theory and more. It provides examples of auteurs and the defining characteristics that made them auteurs and includes questions for students to consider throughout. I have found that this presentation really helps students to start to think more about the process of directing films, and gets them to make connections between recurring features in a director's body of work. Please note - some images and clips have been removed for copyright purposes - but resource can be easily edited.
ellmarco1
AS A2 Media Studies Annotation Resource

AS A2 Media Studies Annotation Resource

This is a resource that enables effective and efficient annotations of the Magazine analysis (Component 2 of the AS/A2 Media Studies Eduqas syllabus - from 2017). I wish I had made this earlier, it makes students notes so much more organised and easy to follow. This is designed based on the 'Woman's Realm' mag analysis, but can be easily modified if selecting a different set text - just copy and paste different mag pages. This worksheet is enough work for 3-4 hours of work and has stretch/challenge work included. I have not found a huge amount of resources for tasks like that, so hopefully this helps those of you in a similar position. (Note - this is only the first 3/4s of the mag analysis, last 1/4 will be posted shortly.
ellmarco1
#OscarsSoMale

#OscarsSoMale

A lesson about gender representation, related to the film industry, focusing on the academy awards specifically. This was made for a KS4 class.
InItForTheHolidays
GCSE & A-LEVEL - Key Concept schems of work, intro units and Photoshop skills unit

GCSE & A-LEVEL - Key Concept schems of work, intro units and Photoshop skills unit

This is a collection of all four Key Concept schemes of work which comprehensively explore the knowledge and learning required for the latest Media Studies GCSE as outlined by AQA. In addition, two introductory schemes for GCSE and a scheme covering Photoshop (CS5) have been included. Each scheme is fully loaded with: - individual lesson power-points each with learning objective, success criteria, tasks, questions, extension activities and assessment opportunities - mark schemes and feedback system - terminology lists - assessment lessons
harmar85
GCSE and A-LEVEL - Four Full Schemes - Language, Audiences, Industries, Representation

GCSE and A-LEVEL - Four Full Schemes - Language, Audiences, Industries, Representation

This is a collection of all four Key Concept schemes of work which comprehensively explore the knowledge and learning required for the latest Media Studies GCSE and A-Level specifications as outlined by AQA. The GCSE schemes are tailored versions of the A-Level ones so contain some similar content. Each scheme is fully loaded with: - individual lesson power-points each with learning objective, success criteria, tasks, questions, extension activities and assessment opportunities - mark schemes and feedback system - terminology lists - assessment lessons
harmar85