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Semester 2: REALITY BITES: TEXTS OF SOCIAL COMMENTARY Unit Outline and Tasks
1. UNIT OUTLINE & TASKS - extended remote learning Term 4 S221. Includes new dates and extra details for filming oral presentation. This document is for core and fast-pace students. The oral presentation is 6-10 minutes long.
2. ADJUSTED UNIT OUTLINE & TASKS - extended remote learning Term 4 S221. Includes new dates and extra details for filming oral presentation. This document is for students who have some adjustments. the oral presentation is 5-6 minutes long.
HOW TO LOAD A FILM OF YOUR ORAL PRESENTATION TO TEAMS
MYP Year 5 Interdisciplinary Unit (IDU) - introduction to Task 1
Scaffold for Persuasive Article
Task 1 S221 - IDU Assess Task and Rubric - combined English and HPE persuasive article
Due 18.08.21 IDU Task - Combined HPE and English Task (Persuasive Article)
Due Fri 8 Oct 2021 by 4pm - Oral Pres. Script, Bibliography and PowerPoint
General English Resources
Literary Analysis Terms
What is Theme?
Identifying themes and literary analysis
Figures of Speech
Literary Devices revision film
Literary Techniques Tutorial Video
How do I analyse a text?
Figurative Language Game Show
Examining Newspaper Articles
Linking Paragraphs - useful connecting words
Family Confidential worksheet
Family Confidential synopsis
Looking at the Novel and Short Story
Model for Feature Article (simple outline)
Model for Letter to the Editor
The Quote Sandwich
Embedding quotations in an essay
Merici College Referencing Guide
POINT OF VIEW
Analysing Visual Texts
PERSUASIVE TEXTS - PowerPoints
POWERPOINT - Persuasion
21 Rhetorical Devices
PERSUASIVE TEXTS - more resources
Issues and Arguments - Persuasive Texts (from a textbook)
Writing a Persuasive Speech (help for Malcolm's speech - one creative option for Task 2 S121)
Words to describe mood (mood = the feeling created by the text)
Vocabulary 'Alphabet' for Written and Visual Texts
Formative Tasks and Homework
Due Monday 18.10.21 ClickView programme notes on 'Of Mice and Men'. Ms Jones class.
Questions on 'The Veldt'
Questions on 'The Snowdrops'
Activity - Analysing Visual Texts
A Selection of Poetry
Similes and Metaphors
Due Mon. 2 August 2021 Rewriting a Persuasive Article
Rewriting a Persuasive Article
Texts of Social Commentary: Introduction, Documentaries & Satire
DOCUMENTARIES key ideas (may be used as an introduction)
DOCUMENT 1. Some Documentaries on ClickView and a link to PBS 'Frontline' Documentaries
DOCUMENT 2. Starter Notes for Oral Presentation on a Text of Social Commentary - provides the structure (setting out) for your oral presentation speech
DOCUMENT 2A. (Adjusted) Starter Notes for Oral Presentation on a Text of Social Commentary - provides the structure (setting out) for your oral presentation specch
DOCUMENT 3. REVISION - ethos, pathos, kairos and logos. How does your documentary use these persuasive devices?
New Documentaries on ClickView June 2021 - not all of these are social commentary - just discuss with your teacher
Reality Bites: Documentaries of Social Commentary - general introduction and list of links to documentaries of social commentary
V.I.P. POWERPOINT (you need this resource): Introduction to documentaries - includes history, features of a documentary, documentary film-making techniques, methods of development, purposes, different types of documentaries
Vocabulary Handout - words commonly used when discussing and analysing documentaries
Doco Techniques - terms used, with brief explanation of each
A PRIMER OF DOCUMENTARY FILM TECHNIQUES - more detailed explanations of some of the techniques used
General Resources on Film Techniques
Evaluating a Documentary - ideas and questions to consider when analysing your documentary
Why Documentaries Matter...
What is social commentary?
REVISION POWERPOINT: Persuasive Techniques - what persuasive techniques are being used in your programme?
Analysing doc. 'The Rich, the Poor and the Trash'
'Painted Babies' Documentary worksheet
Note Taking Worksheets for Documentaries
Fake Videos of Real People
Ms Barnsley Year 10 English
Steven Herrick FAQs
Macbeth Creative Task
Ms Kernaghan's Yr 10 Fast Pace English Class
Assessment 2 - Tips, Rationales etc.
Macbeth: Ted-ed Video
Symbolism, Motifs & Themes: A Table
Shakespeare Retold: Macbeth Questions (Tuesday's Lesson)
Macbeth (Mark Brozel)
Macbeth Discussion Cards
Introduction to Documentaries
Social Criticism Through Art
'Of Mice and Men'
'THE PEANUT BUTTER FALCON' - feature film comparison with 'Of Mice and Men'
1. Where to start with 'Of Mice and Men' - how to collect your novel, links for online and audio versions, and notes (with quotations) - designed to provide a foundation for understanding the novel
2. Setting of the novel's introduction and conclusion. Some photographs and a map to help you visualise the scene.
3. Mon.11.10.21 ClickView programme - note taking activity. Formative task.
4. Social Background Film - extension activity/extra background. Film includes social and historical background, as well as quotations from the novel.
5. My Character Notes - use these notes (taken from Doc. 1) as the starting point for your notes on each character.
6. BBC BITESIZE Revision Notes
7. LINKING THE SETTING, STRUCTURE AND MESSAGE OF THE NOVEL (message = theme)
8. Film Resources - lots of short films you can use to learn/revise on context, characters, themes, style etc.
9. Matching Quiz for 'Of Mice and Men'
10. The American Dream in 'Of Mice and Men'
11. Conditions in State Run Psychiatric Institutions in the USA during the 1930's and 1940's
12. TRIAL ESSAY QUESTION S221
13. FOLDER - ESSAY PLANNING AND WRITING
SparkNotes video summary and other resources
Simple Themes Infographic
What does the title 'Of Mice and Men' mean? - short film explanation
Major Symbols in the Novel
Vocabulary used in the novel - to improve your understanding of the novel and enlarge your vocabulary!
15 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS FOR 'OF MICE AND MEN'
Symbolism and themes in the opening to 'Of Mice and Men' - once you have a sound understanding of the novel, here's something to expand your ideas
The Great Depression and the Dust Bowl - 1. John Green 'Crash Course History' film explaining the Great Depression & 2. notes explaining how the 'Dust Bowl' drought contributed to economic collapse.
Texts of Social Commentary: Cartoons and Photographs
HOW TO ANALYSE VISUAL TEXTS
Techniques for Analysing a Visual Text
Texts of social criticism - Photographs
CARTOONS AND SATIRE
Symbols of peace activity
Cartoon: Charleston Massacre
Background Information - Charleston Massacre
Cartoon: Australian Jihadists
Letter to the Editor - Young Jihadists
Cartoon: 'The Spirit of Christmas'
Photographs as Texts of Social Commentary
Social Commentary Through Photographs
Texts of Social Commentary: Persuasive Techniques and Articles
How to use rhetoric to get what you want
Rhetorical Devices with activities (updated)
9 Tactics of Persuasion
HOW DO HEADLINES AND TITLES WORK ? - poster making activity
Annotated Feature Article
PERSUASIVE WRITING ACTIVITY - can be used with any persuasive article
Persuasive Article - 'More to Kids' Sport than Just Dog-Eat-Dog Competition' - can you identify the persuasive devices being used here?
Argument on driving age - how could this argument be rewritten to create and interesting and persuasive article? You may add/delete from the original argument or take the opposite stance.
Learning to Write a Persuasive Article - helpful for Task 1 S221 (Rewriting a persuasive article)
Scaffold (template) for Persuasive Article - -very helpful for Task 1 IDU Persuasive Article
In Text Referencing - tips for the in-class task, writing a persuasive article
Effective arguments use these rhetorical techniques or strategies - pathos, ethos, logos, kairos
persuasion map - may help you plan a persuasive article
Understanding the Op Ed
Rewriting a Persuasive Article - activity
'Blood on Your Handset'
Child Protection Article
Extension: 'A tale of two men' - a different style of persuasive article
Writing task tips.
Sample in-class task - CYBERBULLYING
Sample in-class task - Children and Sport
Sample in-class task - Girls and Sport
Sample in-class task - Technology
Texts of Social Commentary: Short Stories and Poetry
'The Pedestrian' by Ray Bradbury
'Examination Day' by Henry Seslar
'Graduation' by Oliver Lavers
Ms.Quaria Haque's Class Page
Persuasive Article Structure
IDU Unit Outline
Task 2 and 3 Unit Outline
Tactics of Persuasion
Learning to Write a Persuasive Article
Persuasive Argument Example
What is Social Commentary?
Tasks 2 and 3 MYP
Famous Documentaries (Homework for 06/09/21)
Introduction to Documentaries (08/09/21)
Points to Consider (08/09/21)
Semester 1: CONNECTIONS: Unit Outline and Assessment Tasks
Yr 10 Lang Lit S121 Tasks 2 and 3. NB: Note due date change for Task 2 from 28.04.21 to 30.04.21 at 4pm (16:00)
FOLDER: tips and planning for Task 2 - 'Macbeth' creative and rationale
CORE Approved Yr 10 S121 Lang Lit Unit Outline and Task 1
Fast Pace Outline S1 2021
Ms McNamara's class: Turnitin link for assessment
'Macbeth' Creative DUE: 30/4/21 4PM
Pre reading 'Macbeth'
'Macbeth' Bell Shakespeare Resource
Macbeth cartoon version
Graphic Text Version of 'Macbeth'
'Macbeth' - Short YouTube Resources
Poster Art 'Macbeth'
Summary of 'Macbeth' - detailed written summary with link (see end of document)
Class Notes Booklet - with spaces to write notes. page numbers are for the parallel text (2004)
Key themes, motifs and symbols in 'Macbeth'
"Macbeth" character analysis
'Macbeth' Character Web
What Words Will My Character Use? - very useful for the creative task
The Great Chain of Being - link to themes of order and disorder in the play
'Flippin English' - useful videos for understanding and analysing 'Macbeth', notetaking sub-headings for video 1 and questions for Act One
Witches in 'Macbeth'
Worksheet on Themes in 'Macbeth'
'Macbeth' on YouTube - some useful resources
'Macbeth' and the Conventions of Tragedy
Open Book Quiz on 'Macbeth'
Macbeth Act 1 Scene 7
Pages from study guide
Themes in Macbeth revision table
'Macbeth' Essay - guided essays etc
Film notes for 'Shakespeare's World' (ClickView film)
Macbeth Rap - it's working now!
Monologue - an example
Soliloquy, Aside, Monologue and Dialogue
CLICK VIEW Shakespeare in Conversation - 4 short programmes. Of these, 2, 3 and 4 are useful for understanding the relationship between Macbeth and Lady Macbeth and how this changes
Royal Shakespeare Company - timeline and many other resources
Ms Mc 'Macbeth' resources
'Macbeth' - What happens in the play
Lady Macbeth: Are you a man or a mouse?
Act Summary and Analysis RSC
2020 Essay Questions for 'Macbeth' - choose one and write a practice essay
FOLDER: ESSAY WRITING HELP DOCUMENTS
shortened essay planning scaffold Yr 10
'Macbeth' revision notes
'Macbeth' trailer - made up from several sources.
Student/Staff card Top-up
Merici OneDrive O365
Student & Staff email
Remote school computer
Study Skills Handbook
Remote Support Request
Online Subject Selection
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