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Creative activities based on 'Shrek'
A selection of activities for students to complete when they  … read more
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The people of the Titanic
Using the PDF of pictures and biographical information, students  … read more
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What is news?
A comprehensive PowerPoint (with answers) focusing on what news  … read more
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Camera angles and their effects
Students focus on camera angles and analyse their effects using  … read more
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Newspaper analysis
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Website evaluation task
Evaluate support websites aimed at children with this handy set  … read more
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Action film poster analysis and creation task
Students explore what makes an effective publicity poster for  … read more
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Textual organisers
A really versatile way to look at organisational features such  … read more
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Warning - deconstruction in progress!
A handy checklist to help pupils get to grips with the tricky  … read more
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Twelve top tips
A useful framework that can be used to analyse media texts.  … read more
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Introducing Shrek
Group activity for focused analysis of the opening sequence.  … read more
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The conventions of a soap opera
An introduction to the world of soap operas. Students reflect  … read more
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Non-fiction and media trail (with a football flavour) map and guide
A range of ways to approach the teaching of non-fiction texts  … read more
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Fact or opinion - which is it?
Interactive multiple choice resource. Test your students' understanding  … read more
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15 adverts 'crunched' in Teachit's Cruncher
Texts taken from a range of sources - the activity is to identify  … read more
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Syntex: fashion advert (difficulty rating 4)
Explore the word order of this slogan. Think about the alliteration! (Answer:  … read more
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Syntex: advert for shoes (difficulty rating 2)
Explore the word order of this slogan. (Answer: Shoes designed  … read more
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Syntex: advert for a cruise (difficulty rating 7)
Explore the word order of this slogan. (Clue: Assemble friendly  … read more
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Syntex: advert for bread (difficulty rating 2)
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Syntex: advert for car II (difficulty rating 6)
Explore the word order of this slogan - which adjectives go with  … read more
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Syntex: advert for Warwick Castle (difficulty rating 4)
Explore the word order of this slogan. Also available as a Promethean  … read more
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Syntex: advert for nightwear (difficulty rating 4)
Explore the order of the words in this strapline. Where does  … read more
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Syntex: advert for energy-efficient buildings (difficutly rating 1)
Explore the word order in this advert - arrange the words into  … read more
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Syntex: careers advert
Rearrange these tiles to make a slogan to encourage people to  … read more
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Syntex: advert for healthy eating
Rearrange these tiles to create an advert to encourage healthy  … read more
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Syntex: advert for children's show
Rearrange these tiles to form the blurb on a leaflet or poster  … read more
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Syntex: advert for car
Rearrange the tiles to form a slogan for a car. Could there be  … read more
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Clue - watching the detectives
Lovely eight-lesson scheme of work, including resources, leading  … read more
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The Truman Show - the influence of the media
How does the film tell the audience about the influence of the  … read more
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Analysing a leaflet
A useful guide to analysing presentation and language. Hint:  … read more
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Compare 'The Time Machine' and 'Back to the Future'
Essay frames and information.  … read more
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What is a soap?
Write about the conventions of soap operas. Could be used in  … read more
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Chocolate: an advertising project
Advice and resources to help students market their own chocolate  … read more
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Tagger Trainers advert
Use marketing skills to translate text into short advertising  … read more
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Advertising campaign
7 pages of materials to help pupils prepare an ad project.  … read more
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Clueless - a scheme of work
Aimed at developing year 9 students' understanding of the media,  … read more
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Teacher's copy - 1966 world cup
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Introduction to adverts analysis
A simple way in for students. Give out a car advertisement and  … read more
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Preparing a presentation
Relates to the 'Resource booklet' tasks on car advertising.  … read more
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Resource booklet
A detailed student booklet on car advertisements - 8 x A5 pa  … read more
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Shrek - essay guide
How do the makers reverse tradition?  … read more
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Soap opera observation grid
Fill this in while watching an episode.  … read more
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Memo 1 (The product developers' brief)
Planning an advertising campaign. The Boss tells the team to  … read more
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Memo 2 (The marketing team's brief)
The boss tells the project X marketing team that it's time to  … read more
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Product cards (4 pages)
Handy cards to note initial thoughts for producing a new savoury  … read more
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Teachers' notes and starters
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Websites
A scheme of work and associated resources including webquest,  … read more
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Magazine scheme of work
A great scheme of work and related resources that will take students  … read more
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Planning the first episode of your soap
Make preparatory notes on location, characters and storyline. The  … read more
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Soap search
A wordsearch using key soap opera terminology plus a poster  … read more
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