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9-1 GCSE Media Studies Contexts lesson 1 (introduction to key terms)

9-1 GCSE Media Studies Contexts lesson 1 (introduction to key terms)

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). Lesson 1 engages students with a ‘what era is this from?’ quiz before going on to define historical, social and cultural contexts in turn. Students then undertake written tasks involving the application of key contextual information to an analysis of the 1954 Quality Street set text. SET TEXTS REFERRED TO THIS LESSON: Quality Street 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.
987media
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
How do we View Migrants? - Intro to Migration/Critical Thinking Skills

How do we View Migrants? - Intro to Migration/Critical Thinking Skills

A lesson I used as an introductory lesson about migration and the different types of migrant and as a way of highlighting biases present in the media and our individual world view. Best used with new groups of students of any year 7-11 as most of the tasks are reflective and discussion based and involve random pairings and a main carousel activity. Very engaging and easy to manage lesson. Could definitely be used in a Tutor time/Citzenship lesson also and possibly for English to alert students to journalistic bias and to help them read texts more critically.
sheppard2011
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
Think Kit Media Studies

Think Kit Media Studies

Think Kit gets students thinking about intellectual property (IP) and how it helps inventors, innovators, designers and creators to achieve success by protecting their ideas. This series of three lessons helps Media Studies GCSE and NQ students to explore the relevance of intellectual property (IP) to their lives and future careers. The lessons also support PSHE/PSD/PSE/SMSC/Health & Wellbeing. Students are encouraged to discuss the social, ethical and moral implications of commercialising their own work, as well as using other people’s work. Students will also develop employability and enterprise skills including creativity, problem solving, communication and working as part of a team. The lessons are flexible and can easily be adapted to meet the needs of your students – you may decide to use all three lessons or just one or two of them.
CathPhillips
Citizenship GCSE 9-1 Media / Campaigning

Citizenship GCSE 9-1 Media / Campaigning

GCSE Citizenship: UPDATED for 9-1 GCSE 2017-18: 5 x fully resources GCSE Citizenship lessons focusing on Media and Campaigning. 5x 1hr PP, clip, worksheets, differentiated fully. Complete 1 hour lesson with differentiated worksheets, suitable for KS3/4 easily adapted for either. Different level tasks for MA,LA or Core and designed to fit Ofsted criteria for' Good' or above. Many more inexpensive and free resources at my shop: EC_Resources Leave me a review and pick any other resource for free :)
EC_Resources
YEAR 9: LESSON 7-8, TECHNICAL CODES AND CAMERA ANGLES (NEW EDUQAS SPECIFICATION 2017  ONWARD)

YEAR 9: LESSON 7-8, TECHNICAL CODES AND CAMERA ANGLES (NEW EDUQAS SPECIFICATION 2017 ONWARD)

LESSON 7-8, TECHNICAL CODES AND CAMERA ANGLES= This lesson explores the variety of camera angles and shots used within the Media as well as a close focus on Technical and symbolic codes. The lesson also references various chosen Examiner forms and has a task running throughout the double that ends with the students having a working shot list of all of the camera angles/shots with descriptions. (This resource also includes a Task Storyboard Sheet and with a Homework task plus exemplar example) (Each lesson is laid out as I teach my own class but I have added notes at the bottom of some of the slides e.g. on the Media Teaser, to aide teachers. All lessons are developed with differentiation, assessment/challenge as well as engagement entrenched heavily within all my resources).
BarberJake