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English III Media Standards

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TN English III
Media Standards



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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Language Arts Curriculum Standards
3003 - English III

Internet Resources
Checks for Understanding (Formative/Summative Assessment)
7.1 | 7.2 | 7.3 | 7.4 | 7.5 | 7.6
Analyze and evaluate the effects on the audience of the sounds, visuals, and language used in a wide array of media.
3003.7.1
  1. Audio Broadcasts and Podcasts: Oral Storytelling and Dramatization - Each listener creates mental images to accompany the words and sounds that are broadcast, allowing these broadcasts to create a one-to-one connection that no other medium can match. A lesson plan can be found at this site
  2. Cinema - interactive web site explaining how Hollywood makes movies This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  3. Evaluating Visuals - tips on ways to evaluate visuals
  4. Framing and Point of View - This lesson focuses on how those different types of camera shots affect meaning A lesson plan can be found at this site
  5. The Function of Images in Text - The lesson will focus on three major ways - as example, as evidence, and as expression - that images can be used in a text. A lesson plan can be found at this site
  6. Information Literacy Exercise - example of a web page that should allow students to use both their critical thinking and critical viewing skills.
  7. Media Awareness - introduces grades 5-8 to the concept of images presented through the media, primarily advertising through print and on television. The unit is divided into three approximately 45-minute lessons. A lesson plan can be found at this site
  8. Reading a Photograph - activity to help students examine information about photos An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format
  9. Scanning for Visual Details - This lesson will focus on locating visual details and examining them within the overall context of an image A lesson plan can be found at this site
  10. Strategies of Thinking Visually: Being First, Doing Second - five strategies of thinking visually
  11. TV news stories - how to analyze TV news stories and how a story is selected and written [This expired page is from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine.] A lesson plan can be found at this site
Identify, analyze, and evaluate the effectiveness of the relationship between visual elements (e.g., media images, painting, film, and graphic arts) and verbal messages in virtually any media, emphasizing the cultural context, audience, and purpose.
3003.7.2
  1. Images: Focus on the details! - Learn how to unlock the meaning of images providing students with a broader understanding of events, objects and people [This expired page is from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine.] A lesson plan can be found at this site
  2. Photo Analysis Guide - how to analyze photo elements
Evaluate the effectiveness of conventional and unconventional visual and sound techniques and design elements (e.g., special effects, camera angles, lighting, and music in television or film; layout, pictures, and typeface in newspapers, magazines, and print advertisements; layout, navigation, and links interactive features on Web sites) to achieve specific purposes and deliver specific messages.
3003.7.3
  1. All about Special Effects - interviews with directors and the making of King Kong effects
  2. Critical Media Literacy: Commercial Advertising - Studying the influence of mass media on our lives A lesson plan can be found at this site
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Special effects with a camera - video clips A video is available through this link
  6. TV Smarts for Kids - How media producers use music, lighting, and special effects to achieve specific audience reactions A video is available through this link
  7. Understanding Persuasion - article with key points on how to sway and influence people
  8. View Smart to Vote Smart - understand how political candidates use the media to deliver their messages-and how television shapes those messages as it delivers them A video is available through this link
Demonstrate consistent and effective audience focus through purposeful choice of medium; compelling images, words, and sounds; and focused supporting ideas.
3003.7.4
  1. Audience Analysis - audience analysis can help you gain valuable insight about your readers
  2. A PowerPoint show related to this standardHelpful Hints for Presenters - [16 slides] many good suggestions can be found in this PowerPoint show by Silvi Marina
  3. In Search of an Audience - consider what attitudes and assumptions potential audience members will bring with them
  4. Writing Guide: Audience - Recognize that different readers can best understand different messages
Understand the transactional nature of media by considering audience in preparing productions.
3003.7.5
  1. Audience Analysis - audience analysis can help you gain valuable insight about your readers
  2. A PowerPoint show related to this standardHelpful Hints for Presenters - [16 slides] many good suggestions can be found in this PowerPoint show by Silvi Marina
  3. In Search of an Audience - consider what attitudes and assumptions potential audience members will bring with them
  4. What, then, are some of the things to look for? - scroll down to middle of article for list of nonverbal clues
  5. Writing Guide: Audience - Recognize that different readers can best understand different messages
Employ conventional and unconventional visual images, text, graphics, music, and/or sound effects to achieve the purposes in complex media presentations.
3003.7.6
 

State Performance Indicators
7.1 | 7.2 | 7.3 | 7.4 | 7.5

Draw an inference from a non-print medium.
SPI 3003.7.1
  1. Drawing Inferences - how to be a critical reader This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  2. How are They Selling It? - students read three advertisements and evaluate the type of persuasive writing being employed This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  3. Inference Notes - Use this diagram to help interpret inferences.
  4. Making Inferences and Drawing Conclusions - descriptions of the various ways to aid you in reaching a conclusion
  5. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessonsRules of Inference - Lesson discussing the rules of inference.
Select the type of conflict represented in a non-print medium.
SPI 3003.7.2
  1. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessonsBattling for Freedom - "By examining two speeches by Chief Tecumseh of the Shawnee alongside Henry's speech, students develop a new respect for the Native Americans' politically effective and poetic use of language." A lesson plan can be found at this site
  2. Conflict - very good short article on the differences between internal and external conflict
  3. Conflict - this WIkipedia atricle describes seven types of conflict in literature
  4. Conflict and Tension - brief description of various types of conflict
  5. A PowerPoint show related to this standardConflict in Literature - (designed for 9th grade) [31 slides] this show includes two short interactive quizzes which follow explanations of internal and external conflict This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard
  6. Conflict is the essence of Drama - article with the different types of conflict
  7. Developing Conflict - article about the different kinds of conflict in a fictional story
  8. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons"The Diary of Anne Frank" - Students will learn how diversity creates bias which leads to conflict, where students confront their bias and practice tolerance A lesson plan can be found at this site
  9. The Great Kapok Tree: Teaching About Conflict in Literature - lesson plan from Education World for grades 6-8 A lesson plan can be found at this site
  10. Literature - Conflict - Decide which kind of conflict each item describes quiz with ten multiple-choice questions [you can take the quiz without entering an email address] This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  11. Literature Terms: Conflict - this page points out the difference between internal and external conflict
  12. The Three Master Recipes of Fiction - three different types of conflict in fiction
Determine the impact of production elements (e.g., font, color, layout, graphics, light, camera angle) on a message.
SPI 3003.7.3
  1. All about Special Effects - interviews with directors and the making of King Kong effects
  2. Critical Media Literacy: Commercial Advertising - Studying the influence of mass media on our lives A lesson plan can be found at this site
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Special effects with a camera - video clips A video is available through this link
  6. TV Smarts for Kids - How media producers use music, lighting, and special effects to achieve specific audience reactions A video is available through this link
  7. Understanding Persuasion - article with key points on how to sway and influence people
  8. View Smart to Vote Smart - understand how political candidates use the media to deliver their messages-and how television shapes those messages as it delivers them A video is available through this link
Infer either the mood or tone represented in a non-print medium.
SPI 3003.7.4
 
Choose the intended audience for a visual medium.
SPI 3003.7.5
  1. Audience Analysis - audience analysis can help you gain valuable insight about your readers
  2. A PowerPoint show related to this standardHelpful Hints for Presenters - [16 slides] many good suggestions can be found in this PowerPoint show by Silvi Marina
  3. In Search of an Audience - consider what attitudes and assumptions potential audience members will bring with them
  4. Writing Guide: Audience - Recognize that different readers can best understand different messages

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