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Non-fiction and media basics (KS3/4)

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Analysing an opinion article
Students analyse an opinion article about a burger chain. They  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Reading
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How to survive a shark attack - creating an advice sheet
Students are given a number of statements to put into the correct  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Writing
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What is news?
A comprehensive PowerPoint (with answers) focusing on what news  … read more
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KS3 | Reading
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Colour symbolism
Fascinating colour cards containing some surprising facts about  … read more
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Divine definitions
Ideas for improving media vocabulary including a definitions  … read more
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De-coding presentational devices
Encourage students to do more than just describe presentational  … read more
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Glossary for non-fiction texts
A handy one page document with key non-fiction terms.  … read more
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Teachers TV video - Teaching challenge: Rachel Johnson
Examine the structure of a newspaper article and the realities  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Writing
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Media and non-fiction checklist
Use this handy flowchart as a foolproof way to analyse a non-fiction  … read more
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Advice on exercise
Close analysis of a non-fiction text from a book about diet and  … read more
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Language devices speed dating
A fun starter activity to revise the features students will need  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Grammar and vocabulary | Reading
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Twelve top tips
A useful framework that can be used to analyse media texts.  … 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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KS3 KS4 | Reading | Trails
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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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Glossary of media terms
Task sheet enabling students to learn what print media terms  … read more
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Deconstructing yourself
Useful for beginners, either at AS or GCSE: students record and  … read more
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KS4 KS5 | Reading
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Presentational devices
Use presentational devices to produce a poster for a specific  … 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
A handy summary chart to complete.  … read more
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KS4 | Reading
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Teacher's copy - 1966 world cup
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1966 World Cup - fill in the gaps
Another sporty resource!  … read more
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KS3 | Grammar and vocabulary
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Blank storyboard sheet
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KS3 KS4 | Writing
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Bias - what is it? (the sporty version)
An interesting guide with a football flavour.  … read more
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KS3 | Writing
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