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KS4 Curriculum Guide - Year 10 Media Studies
Term 1Introduction Unit: What is Media   
Induction and Introduction to media forms and the theoretical framework Introduction to Media Language for print and online products – newspapers, magazines and online Introduction to Media Language for audio-visual products – television and music videos Introduction to Media Representations – music videos and advertising and marketing Introduction toMedia Audiences - TV, radio, music videos, video games, online
Assessment: Media key conceptsKey Words and Terms
 
Term 2C1 Section A: Television    
Learners will engage with one in-depth study covering contemporary and historic television products, responding to questions covering the whole of the theoretical framework and a range of media contexts.
Assessment: January Section A paper OCRKey Words and Terms
 
Term 3C1 Section B: Promoting Media   
Learners will study media products from the same global conglomerate producer illustrating the media forms of film, advertising and marketing, and video games.
Assessment: knowledge of film/advertising/video game Mark 1 knowledge of film/advertising/video game Marks 4 knowledge of film/advertising/video game Marks 5 media language / representation e.g. in video game Marks 15 Media Contexts historical / contemorary/both Marks 10Key Words and Terms
 
Term 4C2 Section A: Music   
Learners will study media products from the same global conglomerate producer illustrating the media forms of film, advertising and marketing, and video games.
Assessment: Knowledge of radio / music video Marks 1 Knowledge and understanding radio/videos Marks 4 Knowledge and understanding radio/videos Marks 10 Analysis of extract language and representation Marks 5 Comparison of Media language in two extracts Marks 15 Key Words and Terms
 
Term 5C2 Section B: News and Magazines
Section B: The News Learners will engage with one in-depth study covering online, social and participatory media. Learners will also engage with newspapers. Learners will respond to questions covering the whole of the theoretical framework and a range of media contexts.
Assessment: Knowledge of news / magazines Marks 1 Knowledge and understanding news/mags Marks 4 Knowledge and understanding news/mags Marks 10 Analysis of extract language and representation Marks 5 Comparison of Media language in two extracts Marks 15 Key Words and Terms
 
Term 6C2 Section B: News
Assessment: Key Words and Terms
 

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