Watch the videos then answer the questions below for each one.
1. Explain in detail who you think would watch this programme. Give reasons to support answer.
2. What is/are the purpose/purposes of the programme?
3. Consider the way in which the contributors to the programme uses language such as word choice, repetition, tone of voice, or other relevant features to affect the viewer’s opinion (four techniques with analysis to pass).
4. What have you learned from watching this clip? Tell me at least four things and support your answer with detailed evidence.
5. What side of the argument do you agree with? Explain your views and support with evidence from the programme you have watched.
How about a girly themed playlist?
Cookie by Jacqueline Wilson
Looking for Alaska by John Green
and his Fault in Our Stars
how ’bout Zoe Sugg’s Girl Online?
Or R J Palacio’s Wonder?
Then there’s The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
Gayle Foreman’s If I Stay
A whole series about keeping a pet dragon and they’re read by someone who used to be The Doctor! I think they’re in the right order!
Some classic children’s movies themed for Halloween…
so the obvious choices here are The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, the Divergent trilogy by Veronica Roth and The Maze Runner trilogy by James Dashner.
THE HUNGER GAMES:
THE MAZE RUNNER:
DIVERGENT BOOK 1:
The books that have sat on every child’s shelf for the past fifty years BECAUSE THEY ARE REALLY GOOD! Give them a try…
The Jungle Book
Alice in Wonderland and then Alice Through the Looking Glass
The Secret Garden
The Wind in the Willows
If you enjoy watching James Bond or Jason Bourne then you might like this. A teenage boy is hired by the British Secret service and sent on missions.
Do you like delving off into other fantastical lands? Then these are for you…
Ursula Le Guin’s A Wizard of Earthsea
Garth Nix’s Lirael
Neil Gaiman’s The Graveyard Book (you might have to visit YouTube to get the full playlist for this one.)
Ransom Rigg’s Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
Cassandra Clare’s City of Bones (this is the first in the Mortal Instruments series)
Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson & the Lightening Thief
Sarah J Mass’s A Court of Thorns & Roses
C S Lewis’s The Magician’s Nephew (this is the start of a seven part series!)
J K Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find them (because the film is out soon!)
because it would be weird if I didn’t include one of the biggest selling series for kiddie-winkles and teeny-bops so here’s the playlist on YouTube…