Stage 3: Science


Stage 3

Quick Summary

Stage 3 students utilised different formats including; TV commercial, game show and news and current affairs to bring their Unit of Work on Space alive. LCE also serves as an innovative and meaningful use of ICT skills. All done using StarTime’s My School Studio green screen and mobile technology.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students understand the film they are making is to provide an audience with information in the form of a story, documentary or report.
  • Students can identify the different filmmaking techniques for a factual or fictional film.
  • Students use professional techniques when filming, lighting, recording sound and editing.
  • Students demonstrate when and how to use “overlay” for maximum effect.
  • Students create their own background images / videos using motion graphics and title making apps and programs.

21st Century Skills

  • Critical Thinking
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Creativity Thinking
  • Digital Literacy
  • Presenting to Camera / Drama

General Capabilities

• Identifying, clarifying, analysing and condensing relevant information
• Combining ideas to create new possibilities
• Reflecting on thinking
• Scrutinising ideas

Syllabus Outcomes

English Outcomes Addressed
Speaking and listening EN3­1A

A student communicates effectively for a variety of audiences and purposes using increasingly challenging topics, ideas, issues and language forms and features

Writing and representing EN3­2A

A student composes, edits and presents well­structured and coherent texts

Reading and Viewing EN3­3A

A student uses an integrated range of skills, strategies and knowledge to read, view and comprehend a wide range of texts in different media and technologies

Responding and composing EN3­5B

A student discusses how language is used to achieve a widening range of purposes for a widening range of audiences and contexts

Grammar, punctuation and vocabulary EN3­6B

Unit of Work

Solar System

Time Required

8 x 45min sessions

Resources Required

• iPads equipped with editing / music & filming software
• iPad mounts & tripods
• Sound equipment
• Lights
• Green screen(s)

Digital Technology

• Scripts / Script writing resources and templates
• Crew and cast roles
• Rehearsal techniques
• Green screen / filming techniques and resources

Completed Film