Short films for the study of primary English
Apple - iPad Air - TV Ad - Your Verse - YouTube. A powerful persuasive text, quoting Dead Poets Society and Walt Whitman. Ask your students about the emotive elements of this text.
▶ Big History Project: A Story for Everyone Another beautifully constructed persuasive text. Take note of the modality at the end of the clip.
View this beautiful animation it is wonderful persuasive text. It contains English concepts, such as characterisation, multimodality and persuasion.
View this beautiful animation it is wonderful persuasive text. It contains English concepts, such as characterisation, multimodality and persuasion. John Lewis Christmas Advert 2013 - The Bear & The Hare - YouTube
Edith's Lyrebird - study this text with the companion book by Jackie Kerin 'Lyrebird'. Good for teaching about the devices a composer uses to engage an audience.
HANDA'S SURPRISE - Picture Book- Animation, via YouTube.
This short animation of Rosie's walk could be used as a comparison to the text. It is a nice way to get the students thinking about how audio can add to the feel and meaning of a text.
Ron hooked up Stanley, his son’s favorite toy, with an HD Camera and attached it to a weather balloon to capture it’s journey to space. It was recovered 27 miles away in a corn field. Read more at http://blog.petflow.com/a-father-gave-his-4-year-old-son-a-birthday-present-that-took-my-breath-away-this-is-stunning/#ROhRYLSfYjT36XpL.99
Watch this beautiful journey, it is sure to produce a strong emotional response. Created with an interesting use of photos, video and subtitles. K-6