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Visual & Sound Elements


Identify visual and sound techniques and design elements (e.g., special effects, camera angles, lighting, and music in television or film or layout, pictures, and typeface in newspapers, magazines, and print advertisements) in various media, and explain how they carry or influence messages. 0601.7.3

Links verified on 6/20/2014

  1. All about Special Effects - interviews with directors and the making of King Kong effects
  2. Anchor Chart: Interpreting Visual and Sound Techniques
  3. Critical Media Literacy: Commercial Advertising - Studying the influence of mass media on our lives A lesson plan can be found at this site
  4. Get Media Smart - encourages users to think critically about media and become smart consumers. Activities on the site are designed to provide users with some of the skills and knowledge needed to question, analyze, interpret and evaluate media messages This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  5. Interpreting Visual and Sound Techniques in Media - Prezi show.
  6. The Internet's Impact on Political Participation - lesson plan - Discuss what aspects of the Internet and its culture affect individual participation in the political process at the local, state, and national level A lesson plan can be found at this site
  7. Media Literacy 101 - an online primer for parents and teachers on the key concepts of media literacy
  8. Understanding Persuasion - article with key points on how to sway and influence people
A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print

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