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    Short films for the study of primary English


    Short films for the study of primary English

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    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.

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    Mapping social cohesion report video. This is a beautifully produced informative film. Great when studying how information can be conveyed. Interesting use of statistics, narration and images.

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    JOURNEY by Aaron Becker (official trailer). A young girl draws a door on her bedroom wall and enters a world full of wonder and enchantment....

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    ▶ Big History Project: A Story for Everyone Another beautifully constructed persuasive text. Take note of the modality at the end of the clip.

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    Virginia Wolf: a picture book by Kyo Maclear and Isabelle Arsenault

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    View this beautiful animation it is wonderful persuasive text. It contains English concepts, such as characterisation, multimodality and persuasion.

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    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

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    Part 2 of the School Of The Air series. Make sure you view part 1.

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    View the first part of this story. A good text for use when teaching EN3-8D.

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    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.

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    A good film for Year 6. Unpack the language, visuals and structure of this film to discover the persuasive purpose.

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    PONG - Upcoming Ping Pong Pros Documentary

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    This text is cross platform as the app can make a new reading and viewing experience. Watch out for The Wizard of Oz intertexutal connections when the house gets blown away in the storm.

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    HANDA'S SURPRISE - Picture Book- Animation, via YouTube.

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    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.

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    Shaun Tan invites you into his studio. Appropriate for S3

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      Annareece Johnson

      Fabulous. I love the message that creativity thrives when one doesn't have fear of quality or judgement.

    This Christmas advertising campaign is a beautiful short film. The film shows the passing of time, with an unexpected twist at the end.

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    The series 2 trailer for My Place, is a good place to start teaching film.

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    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

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    An interesting informative text (documentary), appropriate for Stage 2 and 3.

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