An Introductory double lesson for the study of the A Level paper Paper 1 Language, The Individual and Society, Section A- Textual Variations and Representations. New Specification 2017
Aimed at Year 12 students but could be adapted for other year groups.
Using Jamie Oliver as a stimulus, students begin to consider how they investigate a text. This lesson is aimed to spark their interest and begin to develop their inquiry skills before the later lessons which begin to introduce more detailed terminology and the language levels for closer and more detailed analysis.
Brief overview of topics covered in this double (21 slides):
What the exam question looks like/number of marks
Jamie Oliver's school dinners transcript for students to analyse
Mini activities on synonyms, antonyms, euphemism, hyponymy, dysphemism
Jamie Oliver sugar tax Facebook post for students to analyse
Discussion on the role of media/social media in creating meaning and representation
Additional guidance for some of the activities has been written in the notes sections of the PPT slides.
More lessons on each of the language levels will be available.