Gothic Fiction and Media 9 Week Unit - 27 Lessons, PPT, Resources, Homework!

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A hugely detailed, diverse and fantastically creative 9 week unit on Gothic Fiction and Media! This unit has been one of my favourites over the years and has produced superb results in terms of both student enjoyment and assessments. Suitable for ages 12-16 and focuses upon analysing and writing gothic stories, followed by analysing and creating gothic media texts such as DVD packages and film trailers. The unit strongly emphasises nurturing transferable skills, allows students to analyse unseen texts independently and in clear detail.

Includes:
* 27 lesson plans (with 16 differentiation strategies)
* 131 slide PowerPoint presentation
* All resources
* Copies of 31 gothic film posters, from 'Twilight' to 'Sinister'
* Copies of 5 DVD packages
* Film trailers for 'The Woman in Black', 'Snow White and the Hunstman' and 'Red Riding Hood'
* Homework project

Unit's lessons include:
Gothic Fiction -
* Engaging starters including quizzes and anagrams
* Gothic vocabulary spelling tests (differentiated)
* Research into the history of the gothic genre
* Exploring the features of the gothic genre
* Analysing atmosphere in 'Frankenstein' (including mini essay)
* Analysing the theme of isolation in 'Twilight' (including mini essay)
* Analysing setting in 'Sabriel' (including mini essay)
* Creating vivid description workshop - includes looking at samples
* Creating a gothic setting and characters
* Planning and writing a gothic short story (Writing Assessment)
* Teacher/peer/self assessment opportunities

Gothic Media -
* Exploring camera shots and their purposes
* Film terminology speed-dating!
* Analysing gothic film trailers (trailers supplied in unit)
* Creating an original gothic film trailer
* Analysing gothic DVD packaging
* Creating an original gothic DVD package
* Exploring gothic film posters
* Analysing an unseen gothic film poster (Reading Assessment)
* Teacher/peer/self assessment opportunities
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Gothic Fiction and Media 9 Week Unit - 27 Lessons, PPT, Re
Gothic Fiction and Media 9 Week Unit - 27 Lessons, PPT, Re
Gothic Fiction and Media 9 Week Unit - 27 Lessons, PPT, Re
Gothic Fiction and Media 9 Week Unit - 27 Lessons, PPT, Re
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