Resource Links: Lesson Plan: Creating A Floor Plan for “To Kill A Mockingbird” Courtroom Scene Description Considering that the new Common Core ELA standards make a direct reference to choices made by a film director, here is an activity that challenges students to create the “floor plan” of a pivotal scene from “To Kill A [...]
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On Friday November 16, Frank Baker joined fellow media educators Faith Rogow and Cyndy Scheibe on a panel at the NCTE 2012 conference entitled “Visual Literacy: Reading For Meaning in a Multimedia World.” Frank’s part of the panel was an introduction to film analysis. Since many of you teach film, and many more were not able to attend, he has uploaded his presentation to share.
While fake and digitally altered images of the hurricane make their way onto the Internet, and spread by Twitter, it’s more important than ever that we teach our students about “visual literacy” and how to question and challenge images.
Is Seeing Believing: Visual Literacy for the 21st Century Digital Information Age (Curriculum) from Frank Baker.