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Test on newspapers and leaflets
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De-coding presentational devices
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Newspaper analysis
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Textual organisers
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Warning - deconstruction in progress!
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Twelve top tips
A useful framework that can be used to analyse media texts.  … 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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Compare two adverts: an essay guide
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Analysing TV adverts: a note-making sheet
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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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1966 World Cup article
Students explore the word classes and the effects of specific  … 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)
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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 nightwear (difficulty rating 4)
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Syntex: advert for energy-efficient buildings (difficutly rating 1)
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Syntex: careers advert
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Syntex: advert for healthy eating
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Syntex: advert for children's show
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Syntex: advert for car
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Clue - watching the detectives
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Glossary of media terms
Task sheet enabling students to learn what print media terms  … read more
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The Truman Show - the film in sections
Teacher's notes - a chart showing timings alongside key events/effects.  … read more
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Football match programmes
Four lesson mini scheme of work looking at reading and writing  … 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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Deconstructing yourself
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Analysing a leaflet
A useful guide to analysing presentation and language. Hint:  … read more
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Analysing a media text
A handy generic task which asks students to analyse a media text  … read more
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Media texts summary sheet
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Saving Private Ryan: Analyse the opening battle sequence
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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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Shrek - essay guide
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Without a Clue - essay frame
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Without a Clue - essay guide
Compare the 1988 film Without a Clue with a more traditional  … read more
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Without a Clue - exploring the film
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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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The Truman Show scheme of work
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GCSE English Language: Reading non-fiction texts

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