Media Literacy: Turn Picture Books into Movie Posters! | Distance Learning

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*UPDATED APRIL 2020 with slides to use for REMOTE LEARNING and MORE student response pages, bulletin board headers, student cover pages, pictures and fonts :-)

Prepare to be amazed as your students turn their favourite picture books into action packed movie posters with a little Media Magic help! This tried and true unit was created to help busy primary teachers cover Media Literacy in a fun and easy way at any point in the school year. Media Magic can be completed in less than a week, or over several. The choice is up to you!

This unit works exceptionally well with the past and present titles from Blue Spruce™ and Silver Birch®, both part of Canada’s largest recreational reading program, The Forest of Reading®.

Included in the file is everything you need (minus the books of course!) for your students to create dynamic movie posters of their favourite picture books!

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Unit Summary:

5 different Media Literacy Posters

Book Theme Ideas

4 Different Student Cover Pages

Book Tracking Graphic Organizers

5 Different Reading Response Sheets

Media LIteracy Graphic Organizer

Blackline Movie Poster Masters

Assessment Checkbric

Student Response Forms

American spelling pages included, too.

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Keywords: Media Literacy, Writing, Movie, Blue Spruce, Forest of Reading, Bulletin Board, Grade One, Grade Two, Grade Three, Ontario Curriculum

This unit covers the following Ontario Curriculum Media Literacy Expectations:

Grade 1

1.1 identify the purpose and intended audience of some simple media texts

1.3 express personal thoughts and feelings about some simple media works

2.1 identify some of the elements and characteristics

3.1 identify the topic, purpose, and audience for media texts they plan to create

3.4 produce some short media texts for specific purposes and audiences, using a few simple media forms and appropriate conventions and techniques

Grade 2

1.1 identify the purpose and intended audience of some simple media texts

1.3 express personal thoughts and feelings about simple media works and explain their responses

2.1 identify some of the elements and characteristics of selected media forms

3.1 identify the topic, purpose, and audience for media texts they plan to create

3.3 identify conventions and techniques appropriate to the form chosen for a media text they plan to create conventions and techniques

3.4 produce media texts for specific purposes and audiences, using a few simple media forms and appropriate conventions and techniques

Grade 3

1.1 identify the purpose and intended audience of some media texts

1.3 express personal opinions about ideas presented in media texts

2.1 identify elements and characteristics of some media forms

3.1 identify the topic, purpose, and audience for media texts they plan to create

3.3 identify conventions and techniques appropriate to the form chosen for a media text they plan to create

3.4 produce media texts for specific purposes and audiences, using a few simple media forms and appropriate conventions and techniques

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Teaching Duration
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Explain how specific aspects of a text’s illustrations contribute to what is conveyed by the words in a story (e.g., create mood, emphasize aspects of a character or setting).
Use information gained from the illustrations and words in a print or digital text to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, or plot.
Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events.

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