Featuring non-fiction films, provides an excellent resource for developing your students' understanding of non-fiction text types in English, but is also useful for work in History and Citizenship. The teaching guide includes: Why use short films in English and Media Studies; Thinking about moving image media, focusing on non-fiction genres and how fiction and non-fiction differ; Teaching with short films - English in Years 7 to 9, English at GCSE, Media Studies; Schemes of work and lesson plans; The films (synopses and background); Additional materials from filmmakers; Film stills.
Short films on the DVD:
Four films by Mitchell & Kenyon;
I Love My Nails;
I Expect Joan Feels the Same;
The Urban Savannah;
'Real Shorts is an excellent product. Take it neat if you are an English teacher starting out with film or mix it with your background knowledge of documentary for a potent brew in media studies teaching.' Roy Stafford, itp magazine
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