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Wednesday 14/09/2011 Starter Write down the titles of the last 5 films you have seen Get into pairs Combine your lists and split the films into categories......... BUT you cannot use traditional genre categories – you have to make some of your own Present your ideas to the class in 60 seconds or less!!
Racial prejudice Che Guevara Mother daughter relationships/bonds Charles Darwin Football MC battles Society’s gender expectations Notorious BIG Friendship between men Friendship between women John Lennon Coal mining strikes Queen Victoria Parenting Margaret Thatcher Falling in love Nelson Mandela The troubles in Ireland Corrupt police Corrupt government Inter-racial relationships Johnny Cash Racism within the community Diana Religious prejudice Bob Dylan Growing up Saving lives Kidnap Loss of life World War I World War II Vietnam war Death Elvis Black slavery Forbidden love Apartheid in South Africa Marriage Rugby Marilyn Monroe The Holocaust The Guildford 4 Auschwitz Tina Turner Men falling in love with men Women falling in love with women Richard Nixon Scotland’s fight for independence Queen Elizabeth II Cheerleading Charlie Chaplin Italian mafia Robin Hood British gangsters Gandhi American gangs Father son relationships/bonds Sexual equality President George W. Bush King George XI Gambling Malcolm X Martin Luther King Deceit Revenge Emotional neglect Child abuse Sexual abuse Rape Domestic abuse Teenage pregnancy Social networking Class snobbery 9/11 Pearl Harbour Murder Abortion Learning difficulties Mental health What do the things on these lists have in common? What does this suggest/tell us about films?
Why do films matter? You have 20 minutes to read through the quotes on your sheets. Using pen highlight any words, sentences, whole quotes you do not fully understand. Now highlight any points which you think are interesting/significant/important/just get you thinking.
Why do films matter? AO – Write a persuasive speech that answers the question above. PASS – Outlinebasic reasons why films matter. MERIT – Describewhy films matterwith some detail and with reference to appropriate illustrative examples. DISTINCTION – Argue and explain why films matter with reference to precise and detailed illustrative examples. Literacy Focus – To use language effectively for a persuasive argument.
Literacy FocusTo use language effectively for a persuasive argument Obviously, Miss Cerrone is the best teacher at North Birmingham Academy Why is this sentence persuasive? What should persuasive language achieve? Write your own persuasive sentence about Media Studies in Year 12
Persuasive WritingSentence Starters... General It is often thought that... Many people believe that... Some people think that... One point of view is that... It has been claimed that... Current opinion suggests that... Specific