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AQA 7572 A Level Media Unit 11 CSP SOL Teacher

Barry Rainsford | Saturday March 18, 2017

Categories: A Level, AQA A Level

For some lessons access to the internet is essential/works best for that lesson’s objectives and teaching point and may require that you book your department/faculty/centre’s computer room. I always offer alternative ways of completing the work in the lesson or provide samples/examples on the Slide Resource if this is not possible. In such cases I suggest that the internet access tasks are set as home learning.

Some lessons also lend themselves to being divided into more than one session. Where this is possible/desirable is indicated in this Teacher Guide. You will, of course, have a much greater understanding of the needs, capacities, pace of your students and make these decisions where you feel most appropriate to their needs.

These lessons assume the set option pairing has been viewed by the students but may not have been discussed in any detail. The work supplements ideas/research that the candidates will be set on these products and is not their sole research or reading around these products.

These Edusites Units do not teach software use

Lesson 1: Media Two

Television: Long Form Television Drama

Slides 1-29

Slides 2-7 are an introduction to Media Two and the approach to studying Long Form Television Drama.


  • Knowledge : To develop ideas about the AQA CSP set products
  • Learning : To build ideas of study of media products by applying acquired skills
  • Understanding : To develop understanding by analysis of set products examples

Starter/Loop Activity (5 minutes)

Slide 8 Task 1A: Pupils asked to consider the question from the Lesson Resource: House of Cards cover image.

Prepare the Learning (5 minutes)

Share the objectives. Remind students of the objectives we are working towards meeting, and that this unit is designed to help them prepare for the two papers of the examination and their NEA. All skills and strategies are transferable.

Construct the Learning (25 minutes)

Slide 11 sets out the structure of the...

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