Lesson 1

Learning Intention

To understand design.

Lesson Information

Movie Poster Design

  • Find a piece of paper/workbook and something to draw with.
  • You could even make it digitally with paint or another drawing program.
  • You could use PowerPoint or Publisher to design your poster.
  • Choose a movie that you enjoy.
  • Draw/design a new movie poster for that movie.
  • It may have one or more characters, or an important item or location from the movie.
  • Don’t forget to make it colourful and visually appealing so the audience will want to see this movie.

Reflection

Would your poster inspire you to see the movie?

If you would like to share your work, please email me at tcole@hillsmeade.vic.edu.au


Lesson 2

Learning Intention

To understand music in film.

Lesson Information

Music in Film

Watch The Lion King video

Watch this scene from Frozen with no music:

  • How did removing the music change the scene?
  • Did it affect the mood?
  • Was the scene more or less enjoyable?
  • Did the lack of music impact the emotion of the scene and what the character was feeling?

Reflection

Why do you think music is important in film?

If you would like to share your work, please email me at tcole@hillsmeade.vic.edu.au


Lesson 3

Learning Intention

To understand photography.

Lesson Information

Photography – Black and White

  • Using a camera/iPad/smartphone, practise taking photos of a subject of your choosing.
  • Turn on the grid on your device if possible.
  • Frame the subject and make sure it is in focus by tapping on the screen.
  • Take your photo.
  • Select your photo in your photo library and click edit.
  • Scroll through the filters and select black and white.
  • Repeat these steps with a new subject.

Reflection

How did your black and white images compare to your colour images?

If you would like to share your work, please email me at tcole@hillsmeade.vic.edu.au


Lesson 4

Learning Intention

To understand news broadcasting.

Lesson Information

News Broadcasting

Watch a news story from BTN: https://www.abc.net.au/btn/classroom/indigenous-place-names/11164046

  • Go to Kidsnews.com.au
  • Look at the different articles and chose one that interests you.
  • Take notes while reading. You will want to find 5 important points from the article for you to report on in your news video.
  • Set up your iPad to record yourself.
  • Have your notes ready.
  • Record yourself telling the story. Give the audience the information you gathered from kids news.
  • Listen back to your recording to check that it is clear and easy to understand.

Reflection

How did you change your voice to sound clear and confident?

If you would like to share your work, please email me at tcole@hillsmeade.vic.edu.au