Using text features . . . CHRISTMAS

As it’s the last week of term, and we’re in the Christmas spirit, why not use Christmas adverts for a compare and contrast lesson this week . . .

TCS

CLICK HERE – Christmas Adverts 2014 (The Independent)

A lesson suggestion . . . appropriate for all Levels through the BGE with differentiated levels of questioning and independence.

Christmas Adverts – compare and contrast

Significant Aspects of Learning – Reading

  • develop and use higher order thinking skills
  • use reading and listening  strategies to understand, analyse and evaluate texts
  • find and use information
  • develop critical literacy skills, including evaluating sources

Learning Outcome – I am learning how to compare the features used in two texts.

Step 1: Watch the Sainsbury’s Official Christmas Advert 2014 

Step 2: Use the Viewing Media questions to facilitate the discussion around the text, selecting the main ideas, emotions evoked and features used.

Step 3: Watch the John Lewis Official Christmas Advert 2014

Step 4: Use the Viewing Media questions to facilitate the discussion around the text, selecting the main ideas, emotions evoked and features used.

Step 5: Use the Text Structure – Compare and contrast hand-out to indicate the features pertinent to each of individual adverts and the features that both adverts possess.

CLICK HERE Christmas Advert – Compare and contrast lesson

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