Chuck Norris and his wife Gena recently published a video on their views of the 2012 election. Check it out for yourself, then answer the media deconstruction questions. Then , view the subsequent interview with Chuck Norris on Fox News. Again, answer the deconstruction questions for this video. Finally, answer the questions below.
Link . . . → Read More: Language, Image, Editing, & Argument: A Quick Comparative Case Study
Today in class you are to complete the following activities:
Watch and deconstruct this famous attack ad from the 1988 US presidential election. Use this version of our deconstruction worksheet and the language of persuasion document in Google docs to complete this. Feel free to work together. Share your individual deconstruction in a document with . . . → Read More: IB L&L: May 02, 2012 – Media Deconstruction & Comparative Writing
Please see this link for your final exam review sheet. This document is also in the shared Handouts folder for unit 6. Please feel free to prepare as much as you’d like for this exam by preparing responses to the provided prompts based on the texts given.
The new tone word vocabulary is in the shared Handouts folder in Google docs. Please write sentences before next Friday.
Please see the document linked below with directions for our first external assessment – a “written task.” Also below are the marking bands or rubrics for SL & HL. All documents may be found in the Unit 3 shared Handouts collection in Google Docs. The due date for the first draft is January 20, but . . . → Read More: External Assessment – Written Task 1 – IB L&L
Read the articles linked below and visit the links, especially in the Economist article. Respond to the questions below for discussion on Monday.
“Physical Implausibility” The Economist
“Photoshopped or Not? A Tool to Tell” The New York Times
What is your reaction to the images at Dr. Farid and Eric Kee’s site? Are you . . . → Read More: Homework: IB L&L – Body Image & Advertising
Our next Posterous discussion is open. Please post a substantive response by December 7, responding to the ideas of your peers in the following week. Follow directions and participate, please.
Read the handout for the “Bad Ad Further Oral Activity” and print out a copy if it helps you to follow directions. These will be presented in class on Wednesday, November 23.
Group 1 & 2 – Deconstruct the “Disney Affordable” ad found in our shared Unit 2 Handouts collection in Google Docs by using the deconstruction questions. Be prepared to present on your full deconstruction, expanding on how this ad is a positive or negative media message.
Group 3 & 4 - Deconstruct the “Mastercard Elephant” ad . . . → Read More: Homework: IB L&L – Ad Deconstructions for 18/11/11
Compare the feedback on your essay to your own metacognitive analysis – what did you see that I missed, what did I see that you missed, and where did we agree? Plan a revision with one clear, specific goal for revision based on rubric and provide an action plan – what specifically will you do? . . . → Read More: Homework – IB L&L – Revision Plan for Analytic Essay