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

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

6; 7; 8

Learning area
  • English

Other details

  • Contributor
  • Name: Liquid Animation Pty Ltd
  • Organization: Liquid Animation Pty Ltd
  • Description: Technical implementer
  • Address: QLD, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.liquidanimation.com/
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Animator
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
  • Person: Sandra Bernhardt
  • Description: Script writer
  • Person: Sandra Bernhardt
  • Description: Subject matter expert
  • Person: Catherine Beavis
  • Description: Educational validator
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
  • Publisher
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organization: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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Learning Resource Type
  • Interactive
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