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Page:

Introduc
tion to
AOS

Durati
on:
(Appro
x.)
2-3
lessons

Themes

2-3
lessons

Analysin
g Film

3-4
lessons

Type of
Work:

Individual

How to do activities:

Activity 1 Poll Everywhere:


Students work individually to come up with words or phrases that relate to the concept of
discovery.
Poll must be activated from the actual website (https://www.polleverywhere.com/)
Use a projector to display the Poll to the class to see everyones answers appear.
Activity 2 Rubric Activity:
Google document where all students (no login required) can edit the document
Students highlight key words and add them to their word cloud (activity 1)
They then have to use at least 5 words/phrases and write a paragraph about discovery. Please
note that the submission box is private and only the teacher has access.
Activity 3 Storyboard:
This activity is an interactive storyboard where students designed their own three frame story
about discovering something.
There are two accompanying writing tasks: One is creative submission describing the story. The
second is a justification of visual elements used.
Group
Activity 1 - Trailer and Answer Garden:
work/
Students watch the trailer and use and the film itself to answer questions and create a brainstorm
Individual
about the movie.
The answer gardens can be moderated from the actual website (https://answergarden.com/)
Activity 2 Discussion Activities
Students work in groups to answer and discuss the questions listed in the answer gardens.
Activity 3 Quiz:
Students complete the quiz.
Pair work/ Activity 1 Cinematic/visual techniques:
individual Students view a Prezi on film techniques and then submit their answers to a quick quiz. The
submissions can only be viewed by the teacher.
Activity 2 Annotation
Students use Drawing Tool to upload a still image from a scene of the movie, and annotate it.
Draw island doesnt require any sign in and is user friendly

Addition
al Texts

3-4
lessons

Individual

Activity 3 Assessment Task


Here, teachers can assess their students knowledge via a written response. Students watch a
quick instructional video about the task requirements.
Then, they submit a 600-700 word response on film techniques in the submissions box.
Activity 1 Additional texts
This page is an introduction to the nature of related texts and provides a scaffold for students to
use while finding and analysing their related material.
Activity 2 Sample Related Texts
Students respond to one of two provided additional texts (The Boat by Nam Le or My Kid and Me
by Casey Neistat) through a submissions box.
Activity 3 - Find your own!
Students use the prompts to find their own additional text and submit their chosen text to the
classroom teacher in the submissions box.
Activity 3 Formulating a paragraph
When students have chosen their sample related material from the previous page, they begin to
analyse and form ideas on it. Students then use the PETAL framework to transfer their
analysis into a formulated paragraph. These then are submitted to the page via the comment
button on the post.