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Yr11 examprep P1 SecA 11-12/4/08

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  • 1. Objectives:
    • To understand the various presentational devices used by writers in non-fiction and media texts
    • To understand how and why they have been used
  • 2. Weaknesses in Mocks:
    • Discussing language when you were asked to discuss presentation (and vice versa)
    • Not being focused and concise enough when addressing language and effect
    • Not exploring/ analysing THE EFFECT of a device (especially use of fact and opinion)
  • 3. Key questions:
    • Who produced text and what purpose?
    • Genre?
    • Who for (audience)?
    • How is meaning created?
    • How is it produced?
    • How is the ‘subject’ presented?
  • 4. Presentational device pack:
    • A key revision document
    • You could create something similar yourself
    • Important to extend and develop your annotations so you focus on why the device has been used and to what effect
    • Let’s look at my example…
  • 5. A relaxed, smooth edged font style has been chosen. This effectively conveys the ease of preparation of the food dishes in the magazine; it suggests a friendly tone and indicates this magazine is for the general, everyday cook not a skilled chef… The light, bright colour scheme conveys the freshness and lightness of the dishes. This is particularly apt for the summer edition, and avoids dark, ‘heavy’ colours…
  • 6. Your turn… … try some annotations on the first text in your booklet.
  • 7. FEEDBACK!
  • 8. Now… … spend the next 15 minutes on the other texts in the booklet.
  • 9. FEEDBACK!
  • 10. Creative Task:
    • Think of a ‘theme’ that might be used by an examiner
    • Eg: ‘caring for the environment’
    • Create a short media text connected to this theme
    • Eg: ‘an advert to encourage people to recycle’
    • Label the presentational devices you have used, and why they are effective
  • 11. FEEDBACK!
  • 12.  
  • 13. What’s the theme?
  • 14. Computers and games consoles:
    • Read and digest the three different texts, then consider:
    • Who has this text been created for?
    • Why has this text been created?
    • Where has this text come from?
    • USE THE POST IT NOTES TO ANSWER THESE QUESTIONS FOR EACH TEXT
  • 15. Let’s look more closely at: The ‘Wii’ advert(s)…
  • 16. Now: Try a similar process yourself, writing down some sentences into your books…
  • 17. FEEDBACK!
  • 18. Extension: Go back to your presentational devices booklet and try adding some further annotations…