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AQA GCSE Sample SOL Teacher

AQA GCSE Sample SOL Teacher

Lesson 1: The Section B Close Study Products

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Objectives

  • Knowledge : To develop ideas about the AQA CSP set products
  • Learning : To build ideas of study of media products by applying acquired skills
  • Understanding : To develop understanding by analysis of close study products examples

Starter/Loop Activity (5 minutes)

Slide 2 Task 1A Pupils asked to consider the question from the Lesson Resource: Zoella image

Prepare the Learning (5 minutes)

Share the objectives. Remind students of the objectives we are working towards meeting, and that this unit is designed to help them prepare for the two papers of the examination and their NEA. All skills and strategies are transferable.

Construct the Learning (25 minutes)

Slide 4 Where we are within the course of study.

Slide 5 Review their knowledge of the set products and how the Paper 2 Section B products are to be studied. Take time to go over the requirements and the strategies required by the exam board in responding to the set products in this section. Stress that the purpose in these lessons is guidance and strategies to enable them to start to apply acquired learning and understanding of the theoretical models from the rest of the Media course.

Slides 6-8 Outline the AQA guidance for these products.

Slides 9-10 Introduce the guidance for required area of study.

Slides 11-13 Outline some ideas of Zoella as a study product. They will need to undertake their own research. Here we identify ideas, strategies to work through.

Slide 14 Task 1B The verbal codes are explored with examples. Use the scaffold of learning prompts.

Slide 15 Task 1C The semiotic codes are explored with examples. Use the scaffold of learning prompts.

Slide 16 Offers some ideas for research into her relationship with her followers. Indicate that they need to explore this for themselves as research or home learning task.

Application of Learning (20 minutes: class and individual work)

Slide 17 Task 1D Use the scaffold of learning prompts to write up their ideas on language, representation and the brand.

Plenary/Closing the Loop (5 minutes feedback to class by individuals)

Exit learning by checking task.

Lesson 2: Zoella - Representations

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Objectives:

  • Knowledge : To develop ideas about the AQA CSP set products
  • Learning : To build ideas of study of media products by applying acquired skills
  • Understanding : To develop understanding by analysis of close study products examples

Starter/Loop Activity (5 minutes)

Slide 2 Task 2A Pupils asked to consider the question from the Lesson Resource: Zoella Image

Prepare the Learning (5 minutes)

Q/A on loop activity. Share the objectives. Revisit terms/issues/ideas from previous lesson’s learning deemed necessary from the previous plenary feedback or marking of home learning.

Construct the Learning (25 minutes)

Slide 4 Outline the AQA guidance on the elements they should be researching for themselves and how this unit will offer some ideas as to this might be done.

Slide 5 Task 2B View the clip twice and then use the scaffold prompts to shape their learning.

Slide 6 offers some ideas they can use to check their ideas against.

Slide 7 Task 2C Explore the YouTube channel – use the scaffold prompts to shape their learning.

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