Your media lessons this week for KKS/ VS/HM:1. All Preliminary work must be completed to a good standard and uploaded onto your Coursework Blogs.2. Complete the following questions in detail and upload:(A) What existing magazines did you look at for inspiration for your magazine? What features/ conventions did you use?(B) What skills have you learnt/ developed during your project? Be specific.(C) What aspects of your Prelim work did you feel were successful? (You could comment on design features, photography, as well as time management etc)(D) What would you improve? Explain in detail.3. Start Research and Planning tasks for Coursework
Starting your AS Coursework: 50% of final mark Task:-To complete Research and Planning projecton the chosen media area- To construct a front cover, contents pageand double page spread of an original musicmagazine-To complete 7 Evaluation questions
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Monday 9th Jan-Friday 20th JanCarrying out research and planning.To include:• Examples of other texts• Analysis of magazine covers, contents pages and double page spreads• Analysis of colour palettes, fonts, language register• Decide on style of music magazine based on research carried out• Audience research (e.g. questionnaire)• Decide on title of magazine• Mood boards• Audience profile• Analysis of institution that would publish your magazine• Preparation of a 25 word pitch
Monday 23rd Jan-Fri 3rd Feb• Lessons to pitch idea to class and receive feedback• Evaluate class feedback• Test shots of work on magazine elements• Complete mock version of cover/ contents page/ double page spread (1 lesson)• Write draft article• Begin composing cover/contents page/ double page spread (draft version)Friday 3rd February = Research and Planning FINAL DEADLINE Marks deducted for late submission
Half term homework Mon 13th – Fri 17th Feb• Begin drafting evaluation responses
Monday 20th Feb-Fri 24th Feb• Conduct audience feedback for magazine• Peer assessment and evaluate feedback. Update blog with feedback.• Update blogs with 1st draft teacher feedback.• Make plan of action for necessary improvements DEADLINE FOR DRAFT EVALUATION ANSWERS = Friday 24th February – 3:10pm
Monday 27th Feb-Fri 9th Mar• Complete cover/contents page/ double page spread• Print out as professionally as possible (photographic paper)• Cut to size carefully and submit in plastic wallet with name clearly labelled• Post onto blog FINAL DEADLINE FOR COURSEWORK = Friday 9th March – 3.10pm English Office All work to be printed out submitted to the English office.
Monday 12th Mar-Friday 30th Mar• Teachers to introduce evaluation questions 6 and 7. Draft answers to Q6 and Q7 and submit to teachers in final lesson w/e Friday 16th Mar Deadline for ALL Evaluation questions - Friday 30th Mar 3:10pm.
Your media lessons this week for KKS/ VS/HM:3. Complete the following ‘Research and Planning’ tasks for your coursework:- Analyse the front covers, double page spread and contents pages of 3 different music magazines.- You should aim to research magazines from different genres.- Analyse should use appropriate media terminology (on KKS’s blog) and commenting in detail on the intended effects of key features.
Examples of AS Work:ANALYSIS OF CONTENTS PAGES
Examples of Work:ANALYSIS OF DOUBLE PAGE SPREADS
Deadline:• All work (Preliminary tasks, Prelim Evaluation, Analysis of 3 different magazine covers, contents and double page spreads) to be completed and uploaded by Sunday 15 January.• Students will have all media lessons to complete work but should also use their 4 hours media homework allocation time to complete work.• There will be no time next week as we will be moving on to a new set of tasks for ‘Research and Planning’.
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