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Non-fiction and media basics (KS3/4)

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Analysing an opinion article
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Students analyse an opinion article about a burger chain. They  … read more
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Importance of tone
A useful starter or introductory resource to introduce tone.  … read more
KS3 KS4 | Non-fiction & media
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How to survive a shark attack - creating an advice sheet
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Students are given a number of statements to put into the correct  … read more
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What is news?
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A comprehensive PowerPoint (with answers) focusing on what news  … read more
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Colour symbolism
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Fascinating colour cards containing some surprising facts about  … read more
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Divine definitions
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Ideas for improving media vocabulary including a definitions  … read more
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De-coding presentational devices
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Glossary for non-fiction texts
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A handy one page document with key non-fiction terms.  … read more
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Teachers TV video - Teaching challenge: Rachel Johnson
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Examine the structure of a newspaper article and the realities  … read more
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Media and non-fiction checklist
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Use this handy flowchart as a foolproof way to analyse a non-fiction  … read more
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Advice on exercise
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Close analysis of a non-fiction text from a book about diet and  … read more
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Language devices speed dating
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A fun starter activity to revise the features students will need  … read more
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Twelve top tips
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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
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A range of ways to approach the teaching of non-fiction texts  … read more
KS3 KS4 | Non-fiction & media | Trails
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Fact or opinion - which is it?
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Interactive multiple choice resource. Test your students' understanding  … read more
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1966 World Cup article
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Students explore the word classes and the effects of specific  … read more
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Glossary of media terms
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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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Presentational devices
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Use presentational devices to produce a poster for a specific  … read more
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Analysing a media text
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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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A handy summary chart to complete.  … read more
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Teacher's copy - 1966 world cup
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1966 World Cup - fill in the gaps
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Blank storyboard sheet
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Fact and opinion - what is the difference?
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Bias - what is it? (the sporty version)
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