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Teens and genre


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Teens and genre

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  2. 2. Learning Objective<br />To explore how genre can influence representation.<br />
  3. 3. GENRE…<br />‘A way of categorising texts by identifying common characteristics in style, narrative and structure’.<br />
  4. 4. TEEN MOVIES<br />GENRE<br />SUB-GENRE<br />‘A subcategory within a particular genre’<br />
  5. 5. TEEN MOVIES<br />Teen movie sub-genres…<br />
  6. 6. The Breakfast Club<br />Write down as many ‘stereotypical characters’ from The Breakfast Club as you can recognise.<br />E.G: The Geek<br />
  7. 7. Task:<br />You have 20 minutes to take pictures of ‘the stereotypical characters’ from teen movies.<br />You must use each other, or, anyone who is FREE in 6th form. <br />Think about the pose/location.<br />E.G – Who best fits The Geek.....<br />
  8. 8. Task<br />Create a character profile for each of your photographs on Powerpoint.<br />Name:<br />Stereotype: (Geek)<br />Age:<br />Hobbies:<br />Favourite Subject at School:<br />Favourite Music:<br />Likes/Dislikes:<br />Other:<br />
  9. 9. Homework: Due Monday 26th September<br />Complete your character profiles.<br />What other examples of moral panic of teenagers can be found in the media which have led to constructionist representational views?<br />Look for historic examples (50’s, 60s’ teenage riots etc).<br />Cross Media Platforms – Broadcasting, Print and E-Media (social networking). You are looking for clear exmaples (e.g. BBC News – images of teenagers in the riots). Can you find any examples of moral panic due to teenage representations?<br />Write 500 words – in paragraphs. <br />