Harris Academy South Norwood Short Term Planning Template: Weekly Overview (Week One) Subject Area: English

and Media Differentiation All
(NC/GCSE Range)

Half Term: Autumn 1

Week Beginning:

Class: Year 8

Unit Title: Music Video_____

Weekly Learning Objectives
1. Understand, define and identify the terms: connotation, genre and target audience. 2. Students understand how audiences are targeted. 3. Understand how representation affects an audience. 1. Students use key terminology to analyse a CD cover. 2. Analyse implicit and explicit meanings in media texts and their effect on an audience. 1. Students analyse implicit meanings in images. 2. Evaluate how lifestyle branding effects consumers. 3. Evaluate the representations of various celebrities and their impact on society.

Weekly Learning Outcomes
1. Written paragraph describing a band/ artist’s image. 2. Written description of a CD Cover using standard English.

Most
(NC/GCSE Range)

Some
(NC/GCSE Range)

1. Written paragraph analysing a band/ artist’s image. 2. Written analysis of a CD cover using key terminology and including analysis of explicit meanings in images/ text. 1. Written analysis of a CD cover using key terminology and including analysis of implicit meanings in images/ text.

Starter

Suggested Learning and Teaching Ideas Development

Plenary

Assessment

Lesson One Teachers to issue music genres – worksheet 2. In Play a pop song & a piece of pairs, students to note down as many genres as they classical music. Define concept of can with an example of an artist. (See Powerpoint classical music & genre. Add Less 1) definitions to glossary. (Student W/S 1) Class feedback of sheet – teacher to question students on target audience of each genre (age, sex, lifestyle, etc) Lesson Two Define keywords (see below) and add to glossary (may be done throughout lesson). Class to complete Desert Island Discs individually. Look at lifestyle photos on Powerpoint Image Presentation, students to discuss the image these artists are trying to present and the lifestyle they lead. Relate to target audience. Continue the rest of the lesson following Powerpoint Image and Lifestyle.

Feedback, with students S+L feedback on reading out their Desert Island understanding of Target Discs. Class discussion: what Audience. does this track show about my personality?

Class feedback – are there any similarities between genres? Any stereotypes? Any negative representations? (ie: gangsta rap) Test on glossary keywords

Written paragraph on artist/band’s image

Lesson Three Student’s to work through Less 3 Starter Powerpoint.

Lesson Four Read article ‘Top of the Pops’(Metro Nov 30th 2004) & discuss why it had to change format. Link to target audience. Teacher to read good examples of previous student’s analysis.

Using Powerpoint CD Analysis of Cardigans album – teacher to model analysis of a CD cover. Teacher to ensure that students are aware of how the text has been constructed & the connotations implicit with the images (see teachers notes.) Class to add notes to CD Packaging w/s, using their own CD Covers. Using their own CD covers, students should complete an image analysis. Worksheets 5 should be used to guide them through the process. Teacher to circulate point out, good examples of the use of key terminology.

Remind class to bring in a CD Cover to analyse. Class feedback on CD CD Packaging w/s Packaging w/s

Students to read aloud good Written analysis of CD Cover analytical sentences reinforcing terminology.

Resources
Music CD Player Glossary sheet Worksheet 2 & 1 & 5 (more and less able copies) Glue Desert Island Discs Worksheet+differentiated Powerpoints: Less 1, Image Presentation, CD Analysis, Less 3 starter, Image and Lifestyle CD Covers CD Packaging w/s Good examples of previous student’s analysis

Homework 1. Students to complete ‘History of my Key Track’ (on Desert Island Disks W/S) (Less 1) 2. Students complete w/s 3 (Less 2) 3. Students to re-draft analysis of CD Cover (Less 4) Can use w/s ‘Re-drafting your image analysis of a CD Cover w/s

Key Words
genre popular/ classical audience convention Image Representation Stereotype Compilation Marketing Denotation Connotation Analysis Anchorage

Cross Curricular Checklist (in relation to 6 week overview)
Lit  Num ICT  Ent/WRL PHSEE  Citizenship  VAK

Harris Academy South Norwood Short Term Planning Template: Weekly Overview (Week 2) Subject Area: English and Media Differentiation All
(NC/GCSE Range)

Half Term: Autumn 1

Week Beginning:

Class: Year 8

Unit Title: Music Video_____

Weekly Learning Objectives
1. Understand and identify colloquial language. 2. Students learn how to speak formally, using standard English. 1. Analyse implicit and explicit meanings in media texts and their effect on an audience. 2. Analyse colloquial language and understand why it is used. 3. Students vary their tone and emphasis in presentation. 1. Students analyse implicit meanings in images. 2. Evaluate how lifestyle branding effects consumers. 3. Evaluate the representations of various celebrities and their impact on society. 4. Evaluate the impact of colloquial language on young people. 5. Students evaluate their own role in group discussion and presentations.

Weekly Learning Outcomes
1. A formal presentation explaining their band to the class. 2. A written explanation of their band. 1. A formal presentation, using standard English persuading the audience to fund their band. 2. A written promotional release.

Most
(NC/GCSE Range)

Some
(NC/GCSE Range)

1. A formal presentation, using standard English persuading the audience to fund their band. 2. A written promotional release using persuasive language.

Starter
Lesson One Use Artists Names Powerpoint.

Suggested Learning and Teaching Ideas Development
Using worksheet 6 and Pop Music Projects powerpoint, students to work in groups to create a new band for a specific target audience

Plenary

Assessment

Lesson Two Lesson Three Thinking about writing a song w/s.

Teacher to ask students to read out some of the names they have come up with. Other students should They should use language effectively when creating a feedback on the connotations name and should also show understanding of the way of the names they hear. image is linked to particular genres of music. Students to continue working in groups on Worksheet 7, group design tasks. Teacher to follow through the Powerpoint ‘Songwriting Students to read their lyrics for Beginners’ for this lesson. You can use cut outs out. and keywords w/s. Any song/lyrics can be used for this lesson but Jamelia and Usher are enclosed in SOW.

Lesson Four Students to present in groups their band as if they are Teacher to prepare sts for lesson trying to win a contract from a marketing company presentation, using key words – sts (the class). to model good/weak examples of presentation techniques. Have 5 minute debate using ‘How to be Amazing at S+L’ powerpoint.

Students to feedback on each Speaking and Listening others work, using ‘Give your Assessment. partner good feedback!’ Promotional Release written assignment. Students to self assess using the ‘Speaking and Listening Music Video Unit Self Assessment Sheet’.

Resources
Music: song of choice or Jamelia ‘Superstar’ Usher ‘Superstar’. CD Player Glossary sheet Worksheet 6 & 7, cut outs and keywords for songwriting for beginners w/s. Jamelia ‘Superstar’ Usher ‘Superstar’ lyrics. Give your partner good feedback w/s. Promotional release w/s. Justin Timberlake’s ‘Justified’ w/s. ‘Speaking and Listening Music Video Unit Self Assessment Sheet’. Powerpoints: Songwriting for Beginners, How to be amazing at S+L. Artist’s Names. Pop music projects, Coloured paper Plain paper Coloured pens, pencil, glue.

Homework 1. Students to bring in music magazines (if possible for lesson 1 of next week) 2. Class to prepare for their S+L assessment in lesson 4. 3. Class to write a ‘Promotional Release’ (see w/s and example of previous student’s work Fred’s and Justin Timberlake’s ‘Justified’ w/s.)

Key Words
Image Connotation Irony Slang Dialect Colloquial Clarity Emphasis Annunciation Gesture Standard English

Cross Curricular Checklist (in relation to 6 week overview)
Lit  Num ICT  Ent/WRL PHSEE  Citizenship  VAK

Harris Academy South Norwood Short Term Planning Template: Weekly Overview (Week 3) Subject Area: English and Media Differentiation All
(NC/GCSE Range)

Half Term: Autumn 1

Week Beginning:

Class: Year 8

Unit Title: Music Video_____

Weekly Learning Objectives
1. Identify key conventions of review and articles. 1. Students vary their tone and sentence structure to appeal to an audience when writing review/ article. 2. Students use quotations as evidence to support analysis. 1. Students evaluate different levels of language formality to target different audiences in music magazines.

Weekly Learning Outcomes
1. Attempt a SATS Style Exam. 2. Write a review. 1. Student’s write a review targeting different target audiences. 2. Students use quotations in SATS style Exam.

Most
(NC/GCSE Range)

Some
(NC/GCSE Range)

1. Students use linguistic techniques to target audiences in their review/s. 2. Students complete a SATS style Exam.

Starter
Lesson One Teacher to use ‘Music Magazine’ powerpoint.

Suggested Learning and Teaching Ideas Development

Plenary

Assessment

Teacher to work through ‘Writing a music review’ powerpoint. With students, teacher to analyse review using Text Generation CD-Rom (see Jemma) and Framework for analysing music magazines w/sheet Lesson Two 1. Students to complete Sentence Structure w/s. 1. Students to put the sentences in 2. Students to work through w/s 9 with a order using ‘Linking paragraphs’ selection of music magazines. w/s. Lesson Three Teacher to use ‘Burger Sentences’ Powerpoint. Lesson Four 1. Students to plan their review using ‘Planning a music review w/s.’ 2. Students to write their review in exam conditions. SATS Style EXAM in Exam conditions. (NB: this may need differentiating for lower ability sets.)

Students to list as many connectives as possible, to use in their review. Students to choose the band/ artist they will write a review on. Using an old SATS paper, Written review of a band/ prepare students for the exam artist. they will take tomorrow. Using the powerpoint of ‘The Art of Re-drafting’ Talk through students re-drafting their review. SATS Style Exam

Resources
Powerpoints: Music magazine, Writing a music review, Burger Sentences. The Art of re-drafting. Music Magazines Worksheets: Linking paragraphs, w/s Sentence Structures w/s. Worksheet 9, SATS Style Exam, Planning a music review, Q’s Review of ‘Bob Marley’. Framework for analysing music magazines w/sheet. Text Generation CD-Rom (see Jemma)

Homework 1. Students to re-draft their music review.

Key Words
Conventions Subordinate Clause Re-drafting/ Editing

Cross Curricular Checklist (in relation to 6 week overview)
Lit  Num ICT  Ent/WRL PHSEE  Citizenship  VAK

Harris Academy South Norwood Short Term Planning Template: Weekly Overview (Week 4) Subject Area: English and Media Differentiation All
(NC/GCSE Range)

Half Term: Autumn 1

Week Beginning:

Class: Year 8

Unit Title: Music Video_____

Weekly Learning Objectives
1. Class to learn how to make notes from a visual source. 2. Students understand and identify the purpose and conventions of music videos. 3. Using formal English, students plan and write an analysis of a music video. 1. Students use quotations as evidence to support analysis. 2. Analyse implicit and explicit meanings in media texts and their effect on an audience. 3. Use a variety of sentence structures and vocabulary in a descriptive piece of writing. 1. Students analyse implicit meanings in images.

Weekly Learning Outcomes
1. A descriptive setting. 2. An analysis of a music video.

Most
(NC/GCSE Range)

1. A descriptive piece of writing. 2. An analysis of a music video including analysis of implicit and explicit messages.

Some
(NC/GCSE Range)

1. An analysis and evaluation of a music video and it’s impact on an audience.

Suggested Learning and Teaching Ideas Development Plenary Lesson One 1. Talk through the powerpoint ‘Analysing Music Class to discuss their Brainstorm: What is the purpose Videos’ favourite music videos and of music videos? 2.Show class clips from various music videos to why. Elicit answers using key ensure understanding of key terminology. Class to terminology. guess the purpose/format of each music video shown (see T notes). 3. Using P.point, class to verbally analyse the music video ‘Its Oh So Quiet’ Bjork. Lesson Two Teacher to prompt the students to analyse ‘Sky is Discuss the image portrayed Teaching the class how to make the Limit’ by Notorious B.I.G, using worksheet 11 of Biggie in this video – Why notes: Ask the class to create and ‘Sky is the Limit powerpoint’. is the image still important headings in their books from w/s Watch the video 3 times, with a different focus even though he is dead? 11. Show one music video and as a each time. (See T notes) class make notes under the following headings. Starter Lesson Three Read example of good sentences Students to work in pairs – discussing each paragraph Hear examples of students in detail, before beginning to write their essay. work. Guided writing to

Assessment

Analysis of a music video essay.

from the example essays. Show the video one more time. Lesson Four Imagination Powerpoint

Students to use ‘Notorious BIG’ w/s (differentiated available.)

improve. Descriptive writing.

Work through the ‘Describing a setting powerpoint’. Talk through re-drafting Listen to the music from the clip CD and ask students descriptive writing w/s in to make notes. They then create their poem/ preparation for homework. descriptive writing on a setting of their choice from the music stimulus.

Resources
Powerpoints: ‘Analysing Music Videos’, ‘Sky is the Limit’ ‘Imagination’ ‘Describing a setting powerpoint’ Spike Jonze music videos DVD Worksheet 11, Yr 8 Written Assessment, ‘Notorious BIG’ w/s, Re-drafting descriptive writing. Clip CD

Homework 1. Class to finish and re-draft their analysis of the music video. 2. Re-draft their descriptive writing

Key Words
Synchronised Editing Convention Intertextuality Representation Simile Metaphor

Cross Curricular Checklist (in relation to 6 week overview)
Lit  Num ICT  Ent/WRL PHSEE  Citizenship  VAK

Harris Academy South Norwood Short Term Planning Template: Weekly Overview (Week 5) Subject Area: English and Media Differentiation All
(NC/GCSE Range)

Half Term: Autumn 1

Week Beginning:

Class: Year 8
Storyboard Planning Sheet

Unit Title: Music Video_____

Weekly Learning Objectives
1. Students operate a DV camera. 2. Students justify their filming and editing decisions. 3. Understand how representation affects an audience. 1. Students edit a music video using key conventions. 3. Create an atmospheric effect during filming. 4. Students understand the effect of various camera angles. 1. Students use editing and camerawork to manipulate an audiences understanding of image and theme.

Weekly Learning Outcomes

Most
(NC/GCSE Range)

Storyboard Planning Sheet Mini music video

Some
(NC/GCSE Range)

Storyboard Planning Sheet Mini music video

Starter
Lesson One • . Work through the powerpoint ‘Storyboard’ to explain the purpose and how to draw a storyboard. •

Suggested Learning and Teaching Ideas Development

Plenary

Assessment
Storyboard

Put students into groups and place them into different locations with a CD player and their two minutes of song (their choice or see teacher’s notes.) Students to jot down notes from ‘mind’s eye’ exercise. • Bring class together and look through the storyboard. • Students begin storyboard. Lesson Two • Class to jot down a step by step plan of what Students to complete Digital Driving they need to film and their time for doing so!! Test Powerpoint. Teacher’s to look through plan to rule out, ‘silly ideas’ before class are sent off filming. Encourage group to film in edit order. Teacher to ‘float’ or stay with one group. Lesson Three As above. Lesson Four As above

Class to present their storyboards.

Students to show clips of their Complete music video. filming.

Resources
Powerpoints: storyboard, Digital Driving Test Powerpoint. CD Player, Video cameras, Video tapes Worksheet: How to storyboard.

Homework 1. Students to finish filming if they did not in lessons.

Key Words
Camera angles Storyboard Editing

Cross Curricular Checklist (in relation to 6 week overview)
Lit  Num ICT  Ent/WRL PHSEE  Citizenship  VAK

Harris Academy South Norwood Short Term Planning Template: Weekly Overview (Week 6) Subject Area: English and Media Differentiation All
(NC/GCSE Range)

Half Term: Autumn 1

Week Beginning:

Class: Year 8
Mini music video Evaluation

Unit Title: Music Video_____

Weekly Learning Objectives
1. Students operate a DV camera. 2. Students justify their filming and editing decisions. 3. Understand how representation affects an audience. 4. Evaluate their role in making a music video. 1. Students edit a music video using key conventions. 2. Create an atmospheric effect during filming. 3. Students understand the effect of various camera angles. 4. Evaluate an audience reading of their music video. 1. Students use editing and camerawork to manipulate an audiences understanding of image and theme. 2. Analyse their own media text, considering the connotations, implicit messages they created.

Weekly Learning Outcomes

Most
(NC/GCSE Range)

Mini music video Evaluation

Some
(NC/GCSE Range)

Mini music video Audience Testing Evaluation

Starter
Lesson One .

Suggested Learning and Teaching Ideas Development
Lessons 1-3 in editing suite (see teacher’s notes) Students to put shots in order and edit unnecessary footage. Students to add transitions between shots (remind students of short shot length for most music videos). Teacher to upload music onto their videos and download onto a DVD. The Oscars!!! Watch classes music videos and take verbal constructive criticism and praise from the class. Each

Plenary

Assessment

Lesson Two Lesson Three Lesson Four Class to watch a clip of the Oscars and discuss purpose of award

Prepare the class to write Music Video their evaluation for homework, Evaluation. using ‘writing to evaluate’

ceremonies.

group to make note of the classes opinions of their music video.

powerpoint.

Resources
Editing Suite, technician, DVDs, ‘writing to evaluate’ powerpoint.

Homework 1. Students to finish editing if they did not in lessons.

Key Words
Camera angles Storyboard Editing Transition

Cross Curricular Checklist (in relation to 6 week overview)
Lit  Num ICT  Ent/WRL PHSEE  Citizenship  VAK