Riddle of the black panther: evidence in favour

TLF ID L2848

Build a TV report for a current affairs program. Tell the story that there is a black panther roaming around a town terrorising the people. Make the viewers feel sorry for people in the town. Examine photos, sounds, witness reports and video clips. Choose footage to fit your storyline. Edit and arrange the evidence. Choose a title for the TV report and write a voice-over script. This learning object is one in a series of three objects.



Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students explore how television producers use a range of techniques to construct meaning and influence audience response.
  • Students distinguish between positive and negative evaluations of people and events.
  • Students apply knowledge of verbal and visual language features to enhance the telling of a story.
  • Students identify language and multimodal choices that convey the nature and strength of evaluative stance in texts.
Educational value
  • Illustrates how editing processes are used to shape the focus in a story and influence audience emotions.
  • Defines terms used in production of current affairs programs and metalanguage of verbal and visual grammar.
  • Tests understanding of verbal and visual language features through multiple-choice questions.
  • Provides a range of text types for students to assemble, review and edit to suit a given storyline.
  • Provides examples of emotive text suitable for use in an exposition.
  • A mentor character provides feedback on the text features and emotional impact of text selections.
Year level

7; 8

Learning area
  • english
Strand
  • English/Language
  • English/Literacy
Strand
  • English/Language
  • English/Literacy
    Concept
    • English/Unfamiliar vocabulary
    • English/Visual texts
    • English/Linguistic structures and features
    • English/Sequenced texts
    • English/Text construction
    • English/Audience
    • English/Critical literacy
    • English/Multimedia texts
    • English/Feelings
    • English/Film
    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
    • Script writer
    • Name: Sandra Bernhardt
    • Address: Marrickville NSW 2204 Australia
    • Subject matter expert
    • Name: Sandra Bernhardt
    • Address: Marrickville NSW 2204 Australia
    • Educational validator
    • Technical implementer
    • Publisher
    • Date of contribution: 04 May 2012
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
    • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
    • Animator
    • Date of contribution: 2016-11-22
    • Name: Education Services Australia
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • URL: www.esa.edu.au
    • Copyright holder
    • Date of contribution: 2016-11-22
    • 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
    Learning resource type
    • Tablet friendly (Interactive resource)
    Browsers
    • any - minimum version: Microsoft Edge (Windows); Default Android Browser
    • Google Chrome - minimum version: 35+ (Windows, macOS, Android)
    • Firefox - minimum version: 45+ (Windows & Mac)
    • ms-internet explorer - minimum version: 10+ (Windows)
    • Safari - minimum version: 7+ (Mac); Safari for iOS 9+ (iOS)
    Operating systems
    • ms-windows - minimum version: Vista+
    • macos - minimum version: 10.9+
    • ios - minimum version: 9+
    • android - minimum version: 5+
    Rights
    • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2016, except where indicated under Acknowledgements. This material may be used in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0) licence https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/.