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AQA A Level Sample SOL Teacher

AQA A Level Sample SOL Teacher

Lesson 13: The i*

Slides 1-13

Objectives

  • Knowledge : To gain ideas of the construction of the Section B set product
  • Learning : To evolve ideas of applying theoretical models to Assessment Objectives
  • Understanding : To develop understanding by analysis of AQA CSP products

Starter/Loop Activity (5 Minutes)

Slide 2 Task 13A Pupils asked to respond to the task from the Lesson Resource: Analysis of The i front page. Students to write response in books/folders.

Prepare the Learning (5 Minutes)

Share the objectives. Revisit terms/issues/ideas from previous lessons learning as is deemed necessary from the previous plenary feedback or from marking student work. Q&A on loop activity.

*There is potential for two or three lessons here as suits your group

Construct the Learning (20 Minutes)

Slides 4 -6 We now need to consider why ownership of newspapers is so desirable, given the issues of profitability and decline. Slide 5 offers some ideas that ought to be thought about and these are then expanded on Slides 5-6 about The Independent going online only and the business concept of vertical and horizontal integration.

Slides 7-8 Students should research in detail the Johnston media group and some starting ideas are laid out here.

Application of Learning (25 Minutes discussion/individual work)

Slide 9 Task 13B Analysis of website edition of The i. This work is a necessary part of their research portfolio. Slide 10 Task 13C Requires analysis of the Editor’s Matrix of News. They should find comparisons with the online editions of the Mail and consider the construction of the audience.

*Lesson can be divided here with later work as a whole lesson task

Slide 11 Task 13D Analysis of a current or their own edition of The i. This work is a necessary part of their research portfolio and should be a complete edition of the paper.

Use the AQA exemplar task to focus their work

*Lesson can be divided here with later work as a whole lesson task

I would use this as a timed response in the lesson to the two printed extracts or those of your own. Serves as a good baseline assessment.

Slide 12 Task 13E Compare the print edition and the online edition for the same day use the prompts to scaffold learning.

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

Set completion dates. Complete the traffic light learning exit card.

Lesson 14: Newspaper Regulation*

Slides 1-17

Objectives

  • Knowledge : To gain ideas of the structure of Section B assessment
  • Learning : To evolve ideas of applying theoretical models to Assessment Objectives
  • Understanding : To develop understanding by analysis of AQA CSP products

Starter/Loop Activity (5 Minutes)

Slide 2 Task 14A Pupils asked to respond to the task from the Lesson Resource: Guardian article. Students to write response in books/folders.

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