This engaging and interactive lesson enables students to analyse the techniques that magazine writers use to meet their genre and audience. In particular, students identify the generic conventions of different types of magazines, consider the effectiveness of different model examples, and create their own interesting and appropriate front covers.
Over the course of their learning journey, students:
- Define and exemplify what genre/generic conventions/audiences are;
- Identify and understand the different generic conventions for various genres and audiences, using a range of different model example magazine front covers;
- Analyse the techniques that magazine writers use to appeal to their audiences in their front covers;
- Use a wide-range of generic conventions in writing their own front covers;
- Peer and self assess each other's front cover attempts.
The resources include:
-Visually engaging whole-lesson PowerPoint;
-A colourful and clear success criteria;
-Worksheet for identifying audiences and genres;
-Blank front cover template;
-Five magazine front cover model examples for analysis;
-Helpful and comprehensive step-by-step lesson plan.
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