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L2 Media Studies calendar

This calendar is a plan for the 2018 year, and is subject to change depending on class circumstances.

Level 2 Media Studies - Year Planner 2018

Hidden Meanings



Week

Date

Unit of Work

Assessment

Notes

Term 1

1

Jan 29 – Feb 2  

What is Media Studies?                                1-2 day week


Akl Ann. – Jan 29th

2

Feb 5 – Feb 9

Hidden meanings - conspiracy or coincidence?     

                                                                         4 day week


Waitangi -  Feb 6th

3

Feb 12 - Feb 16

Narrative theory + TV

2.2 Narrative, 4 credits


4

Feb 19 – Feb 23  

Narrative theory + TV

2.2 Narrative, 4 credits


5

Feb 26 – Mar 2

TV study

2.2 Narrative, 4 credits


6

Mar 5 - Mar 9

TV study

2.2 Narrative, 4 credits


7

Mar 12 - Mar 16

TV study

2.2 Narrative, 4 credits


8

Mar 19 - Mar 23

Camera skills



9

Mar 26 – Mar 30

Sound skills                                                     4 day week


Easter Friday - Mar 30th

10

Apr 2 – Apr 6

Editing and storytelling                                3 day week


Easter Monday - Apr 2
Easter Tuesday - Apr 3

11

Apr 9 – Apr 13

MAKE AN ADVERTISEMENT for business studies



Term 2

1

   April 30  – May 4

Planning webisode

2.5 plan, 4 credits


2

May 7 – May 11

Planning webisode

2.5 plan, 4 credits


3

May 14 – May 18

Planning webisode

2.5 plan, 4 credits


4

May 21 – May 25

Planning webisode

2.5 plan, 4 credits


5

May 28 – June 1

Shoot

2.6 production, 6 credits


6

June 4  – June 8

Shoot and edit                                              3 day week

2.6 production, 6 credits

Queen’s - 4th June
ToD - 5th June

7

June 11 – June 15

Edit webisode

2.6 production, 6 credits


8

June 18 – June 22

Editing

2.6 production, 6 credits


9

June 25 – June 29

Editing + final cut

2.6 production, 6 credits


10

July 2 – July 6

Who are you?  How is representation constructed?

2.3 representation, 3 cred


Term 3

1

July 23 – July 27

Representation - everyone’s a little bit racist

2.3 representation, 3 cred


2

July 30 – Aug 3

Representation study

2.3 representation, 3 cred


3

Aug 6 – Aug 10

Representation study                                   4 day week

2.3 representation, 3 cred

ToD - 10th Aug

4

Aug 13 – Aug 17

Introduction to genre

Genre exam, 4 credits


5

Aug 20 – Aug 24

Conventions,modes, and audience expectations

Genre exam, 4 credits


6

Aug 27 – Aug 31

Change over time

Genre exam, 4 credits


7

Sep 3 – Sep 7

Change over time

Genre exam, 4 credits

Tournament week

8

Sep 10 – Sep 14

School Exams



9

Sep 17 – Sep 21

School Exams


Spirit day 21 Sep (TBC)


10

Sep 24 – Sep 28

So what?

Genre exam, 4 credits


Term 4

1

Oct 15 – Oct 19

Emergent narrative and gaming / Exam prep



2

Oct 22 – Oct 26

Emergent narrative and gaming / Exam prep



3

Oct 29 – Nov 2

Exam preparation                                           4 day week

Genre exam, 4 credits

Labour - 22rd Oct

4

Nov 5 – Nov 9

NCEA Externals



5

Nov 12 – Nov 16

NCEA Externals



6

Nov 19 – Nov 23

NCEA Externals



7

Nov 26 – Nov 30

NCEA Externals



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