* GCSE Media Studies

With Mr Holloway

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* Importance of online working * Checking all student blogs and linking to course
blog * Discuss what is meant by the term media * Understanding the terms Denotation and Connotation

*LO
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Blog check

1. If you were able to create you blog and make a first post - STAND 2. If you were unable to create your blog and make a first post - STAY SEATED

*BLOGS
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*ABLE
*All students with blogs
created move to the computers, logon under the Mac environment using the following login *Login: Student *Password: mediastudent11

UNABLE
*All those seated open your
journals and copy. *http://mediastudiesgcsebr entford10.blogspot.com/ *Then open your exercise books and write a brief explanation of why you were unable to create your blog. Ensure that you make it clear what technical issues you had.

*Then open safari and login in
to your blog. *Use the next five minutes to work on the design of your blog and add the course BLOG as as a favourite BLOG

*5 minutes to write
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All students
Login using student mediastudent11

Safari and go to the course blog Open new tab and create you own blog Following the instruction on the course Blog.
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*BLOGS

* Using the design tab create a new gadget down
the side - FAVOURITE BLOGS * Add the address of the COURSE BLOG * Add addresses of other student blogs

*Linking
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* Write down the vital login information for your

blog somewhere it cannot be lost - your journal * Then write it somewhere else - the sheet which I am handing out which will be locked in my office filing cabinet * And then make a note anywhere else you think is helpful

*IMPORTANT
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* Design * Play with the design features and become
familiar with them

*5 minutes
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* What is the media?
30 secs to discuss with a partner

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*Meaning of the word Media

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* Draw a diagram with
circles around each form of Media platform you use
The largest circle for the platform you use most - in the circle write what you do with that Media platform
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* Denotation and Connotation * Explanation of terminology and exploration of
examples.

*LO
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* What is denoted or shown * The literal meaning of something * The physical * The actual * What we see or hear

*Denotation
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*Denotation - Model
* What is denoted? * A red rose * A red flower with green
leaves and a thorny stem. * A plant which attracts pollinating insects with its scent and colour while defending itself against attack with sharp thorns. * A flower cultivated because of its striking beauty and cash value.
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* The meaning implicit in what we see or hear * How the actual works as a symbol for something
else * The subtext

*Connotations
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*Connotations
*What is connoted by
a red rose?

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* In your own words explain the differences
between denotation and connotation.

* Think about: * Why might it be important to be able to discuss
a media text using both words/concepts?

*Plenary
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