Using Film to Teach Literacy
Explore how film can be used as a classroom resource for blended learning literacy lessons with this online teaching course from Into Film.
Who is the course for?
The course is aimed at educators who are teaching their pupils either in the classroom or from home during this difficult period and are looking for engaging, relevant, and easy to use resources.
What topics will you cover?
How to use the 3Cs and 3Ss to educate pupils around analysis, comprehension, and narrative writing.
How to break down a short film into camera, colour, character, sound, story and setting.
How each element can be used separately or together to create engaging lessons.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Apply knowledge of visual storytelling to develop pupils’ analytical skills
Apply knowledge of sound to aid learners’ visualisation and interpretation skills
Apply knowledge of frame composition, such as camera shots, angles and movement, to create extended writing
Demonstrate how other creative approaches can be used to engage and encourage pupils