Beach safety: video campaign

TLF ID L1288

Look at the importance of water safety and skin protection at a beach. Talk with a lifeguard and beach goers about safety tips. Build a video for a public awareness campaign. Choose animated clips to illustrate responsible behaviour. Examine differences between formal and informal language. Select text for the script that is written in a formal and yet friendly way.



Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students recognise representational, interactive and compositional dimensions of meaning in verbal texts and moving images.
  • Students plan, draft and revise a text to promote a point of view.
  • Students select appropriate language from informal, colloquial, jargon and slang to construct a text for a particular audience.
  • Students produce a critical text on a public issue.
Educational value
  • Highlights aspects of meaning in verbal texts and moving images.
  • Shows public issues in beach safety.
  • Includes sample interviews illustrating informal language and slang terms.
  • Demonstrates an appropriate level of language formality for construction of a persuasive text.
  • Explains features of persuasive text and importance of field depth of images.
  • Provides an option to print a video campaign script and images compiled by the student.
Year level

5; 6; 7; 8

Learning area
  • english
Strand
  • English/Language
  • English/Literacy
    Concept
    • English/Everyday texts
    • English/Text construction
    • English/Unfamiliar vocabulary
    • English/Visual texts
    • English/Critical literacy
    • English/Linguistic structures and features
    Skill
    • Analysis;
    • Application;
    • Comprehension;
    • Knowledge
    Student activity
    • Interactives;
    • Comprehension Activity;
    • Analysis;
    • Modelling
    Learning design
    • Experiential learning;
    • Independent learning;
    • Problem solving;
    • Visual learning

    Other details

    Contributors
    • Technical implementer
    • Script writer
    • Name: Marilyn Woolley
    • Address: Carlton VIC 3053 Australia
    • Animator
    • Date of contribution: 2016-09-20
    • Name: Education Services Australia
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 AUSTRALIA
    • URL: www.esa.edu.au
    • Publisher
    • Date of contribution: 2016-09-27
    • Name: Education Services Australia
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • Address: AUSTRALIA
    • URL: www.esa.edu.au
    • Copyright holder
    • Date of contribution: 2016-09-27
    • Name: Education Services Australia
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • Address: AUSTRALIA
    • URL: www.esa.edu.au
    Metadata contributors
    • Resource metadata contributed by
    • Name: Education Services Australia
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • Address: AUSTRALIA
    • URL: www.esa.edu.au
    Access profile
    • Colour independence
    • Device independence
    • Generic
    Learning resource type
    • Tablet friendly (Interactive resource)
    Browsers
    • Firefox - minimum version: (MS-Windows)
    • ms-internet explorer - minimum version: 9.0 (MS- Windows) - maximum version: 11.0 (MS-Windows)
    • Safari - minimum version: 7.0 (MacOS) - maximum version: 7.1 (MacOS)
    Operating systems
    • ms-windows - minimum version: 7 - maximum version: 10
    • macos - minimum version: 7.1 - maximum version: OS X 10.10 Yosemite
    Rights
    • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2016, except where indicated under Acknowledgements. This material may be used in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Australia (CC BY-SA 3.0 AU) licence https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/au/.