Navodila / Instructions Plan a Media Literacy Unit which uses an outcomes-based approach. The unit should be based on the following expected learning outcome:
By the end of this unit, the students will be able to compare the printed form of a media text (book) with its visual media productio (film).
The plan needs to include the following information:
Expected learning outcome
Content (vocabulary and factual knowledge)
Evidence of outcomes (knowledge and skills, attitudes)
Student learning activities (lesson-by-lesson breakdown and sequencing/timing)
Tools and resources
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Comparison of the graphic novel Persepolis and the film
Overall Expected Outcome: Students will be able to compare printed form of media text
(book) with its visual form (film)
Target students: Higher level secondary school students
Evidences of outcome (knowledge, skills and attitudes):
The students will write an essay on a relevant theme dealt with in the novel or produce a small graphic novel, in which they will be expected to show what they have learned through their portrayal of key themes and ideas raised in the class.
Filled in Hand outs and the quality of discussions will work toward providing ongoing assessment of their progress.
Language Structures: Introduction to basic language of a graphic novel compared to language used in films adapted from graphic novels
Materials: Computer, Whiteboard, Paper, Handouts, Writing material
Content: New vocabulary associated to graphic novels and films, information on the socio-historic situation of Iran in the late 1970s, knowledge on analysis of graphic novels vs. media
Overview of lessons:
Lesson 1 Duration: 1 block lesson
Brief overview: Central Question: What is a Graphic Novel?
Materials: Handouts, Video, Worksheets, Writing Material
Evidences of outcomes:
Increase fluency in analyzing and interpreting textual materials based on different features of a particular genre