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Movies


"First of all, I don't think anyone could claim to be media literate if he or she didn't understand that one of the principle functions of commercial media is not so much the provision of information or entertainment, but the segmentation and packaging of audiences for delivery and sale to advertisers... It's the audience which is the real product of the media, and not the programs." (Len Masterman)


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LOOK: What literacies are involved?
Examples:

Recess
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=88Ut3h-CT00



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PLAY: Why might this matter to students?


Create your own movie with Windows Moviemaker (PC)
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloads/updates/moviemaker2.mspx

OR

iMovie (Mac)
http://www.apple.com/ilife/imovie/


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LEARN: How does it work?

iMovie Tutorials
http://www.apple.com/ilife/tutorials/#imovie

Windows Movie Maker Help
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/moviemaker/getstarted/default.mspx