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Website Analysis Unit Year 7 & 8

Week
1

Course Content
Lesson 1 introduction
and get to know the
class
Lesson 2 Establish
prior learning through
questioning and
discussion
Media Language
and elements of
computer based media
(ACAMAM066)

Resources
Lesson 2 Show
videos on website
to activate a
discussion about
media in general

Webmedia
Representation,
audience, purpose and
Critical analysis
(ACAMAM066)
Exploring media
artwork
Website 12canoes

Analysis of sections
looking at stereotypes,
meaning and viewpoint
(ACAMAR072)
Discussion of purpose
and success of the site

Power point of
elements of media

Activity/Task
Introduce the Course
Go through assessment
Explore the website
Discuss folio inclusions

Assessment
Informal assessment
of prior learning
Ongoing participation
in discussion on the
blog
Addition to folio of
elements of media
and examples

Powerpoint of key
concepts

Codes and Conventions


Elements of media
Types of media
discussion
Webmedia, types of sites
Audience, genre and purpose

www.12canoes.com.
au

Powerpoint of key
concepts for
reference

Intro to twelve canoes


Groups to explore the site
and write down elements
used to convey ideas and
feeling
Discovery of viewpoint
Exploring meaning and
purpose

Key concepts of
12canoes to be
added to folio

Group discussion of ideas


and reasoning for artists

Selection added to
folio with description

Framework of
questions

Key Concepts
evaluation task to be
added to the folio

to share cultural values


and beliefs. Cross
curricular
(ACAMAM067)

9
10

Pre-Production
Plan structure and
design media artwork,
consider audience and
distribution with
relation to Aboriginal
protocols(ACAMAM070)
Production
Introduce Comic Life,
screen recording;
develop and refine
production skills
(ACAMAM068)

Continue production
Post Production
Presentation of product

worksheet
12 Canoes
worksheets
use the one
selected.

Notes on cultural
protocols

Example movie

Assessment rubric

choice to use various


and reasoning
elements of media
Select one artwork to analyse
and use 12 canoes worksheet
to answer questions of story
and meaning and the
framework questions to
determine success of the
story.
Creation of story board to tell Add to folio
the story of the chosen
artwork
Discussion of audience,
distribution and protocols.
Show example, technology
and techniques we will use to
create the comic.
Peers will evaluate each
others folio to allow students
the opportunity to fine tune
and improve their work
before submission for
marking.
Continue work on production
Give an overview of why you
chose to present the image

Folio due for peer


assessment
Product-orientated
assessment

Folio due
Production skills;
Interpretation of

Website Analysis Unit Year 7 & 8

to the class

in this particular style.


Screening of final product.

meaning; oral
communication