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GCSE Media Revision Knowledge Organisers

Morag Larsen | Friday April 05, 2019

Categories: GCSE, AQA GCSE, OCR GCSE, Eduqas (WJEC) GCSE, GCSE Media

Why a Knowledge Organiser?

  • A knowledge organiser (KO) sets out the important, useful and powerful knowledge on a topic on a single/double page.
  • Each of your exam board's set products have an Edusites printable knowledge organiser for your convenience.
  • Each knowledge organiser has sections for the specified areas of the Theoretical Framework and Contexts specified by your exam board for each product.
  • This scaffolding approach offers students pointers when working with the set product to identify the important information to memorise.
  • These are 'Smart' Organisers designed specifically to suit the study requirements of each media product - In-Depth, Targeted, Comparative or Explicit.

Click on the links for your exam board below.

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AQA 8572 Edusites Knowledge Organisers

In-Depth

Television

  • Class (2016) BBC TV Series. Episode 4: Co-owner of a lonely heart
    • Knowledge Organiser PDF
  • Dr Who (1963) BBC TV Series. Episode 1: An Unearthly child
    • Knowledge Organiser PDF

Online, Social and Participatory Media

  • Zoella – online vlogger and blogger
    • Knowledge Organiser PDF
  • Kim Kardashian: Hollywood
    • Knowledge Organiser PDF
  • Lara Croft Go (2015)
    • Knowledge Organiser PDF

Newspapers (Print)

  • Daily Mirror
    • Knowledge Organiser PDF
  • The Times
    • Knowledge Organiser PDF

Targeted

Advertising & Marketing

  • Galaxy Television advert: Audrey Hepburn
    • Knowledge Organiser PDF
  • NHS Blood and Transplant campaign video Represent ft. Lady Leshurr
    • Knowledge Organiser PDF
  • OMO Print advert from Woman’s Own magazine, (5 May 1955)
    • Knowledge Organiser PDF

Radio

  • Radio 1 Launch Day. Tony Blackburn’s breakfast show (1967)
    • Knowledge Organiser PDF
  • Julie Adenuga Beats 1 Radio
    • Knowledge Organiser PDF

Music Video

  • Arctic Monkeys – I Bet You Look Good on the Dance Floor
    • Knowledge Organiser PDF
  • One Direction - History
    • Knowledge Organiser PDF

Print (Magazines) Comparison

  • Tatler Front cover April 2017
  • Reveal Front cover 18 March 2017
    • Knowledge Organiser PDF

Film Explicit Comparison

  • Doctor Strange (Derrickson, 2016)
  • I, Daniel Blake (Loach, 2016)
    • Knowledge Organiser PDF

Eduqas WJEC Edusites Knowledge Organisers

In-Depth

Newspapers

  • The Guardian Front page 4 Sep 2015
  • The Sun Front page 18 Dec 2013
    • Combined Knowledge Organiser

Music Video and Online Media

  • Katy Perry, Roar (2013)
  • Katy Perry website
    • Combined Knowledge Organiser
  • Taylor Swift, Bad Blood (2014)
  • Taylor Swift website
    • Combined Knowledge Organiser
  • Pharrell Williams, Freedom (2015)
  • Pharrell Williams website
    • Combined Knowledge Organiser
  • Bruno Mars, Uptown Funk (2014)
  • Bruno Mars website
    • Combined Knowledge Organiser

Television Option 1: Crime Drama

  • Luther, Series 1, Episode 1 (2015) BBC
  • The Sweeney, Series 1, Episode 1 (1975) ten minute extract
    • Combined Knowledge Organiser

Television Option 2: Sitcom

  • The IT Crowd, Season 4, Episode 2: The Final Countdown (2010) Channel 4
  • Friends, Season 1, Episode 1 (1994)
    • Combined Knowledge Organiser

Targeted

Magazines

  • Pride (November 2015)
  • GQ (July 2016)
    • Combined Knowledge Organiser

Advertising and Marketing

  • Quality Street Print Advertisement (1956)
  • This Girl Can Print Advertisement (2015)
    • Combined Knowledge Organiser
  • The Man with the Golden Gun Film poster (1974)
  • Spectre Film poster (2015)
    • Combined Knowledge Organiser

Newspapers

  • The Sun website
    • Knowledge Organiser

Radio

  • The Archers website
    • Knowledge Organiser

Video Games

  • Pokemon Go website
    • Knowledge Organiser

Music Video and Online Media

  • Duran Duran, Rio (1982)
    • Knowledge Organiser
  • Michael Jackson, Black or White (1991)
    • Knowledge Organiser

Explicit

Film (industries only)

  • Spectre website
    • Knowledge Organiser

OCR J200 Edusites Knowledge Organisers

In-Depth

Television

  • Cuffs, Series 1, Episode 1, BBC1
    • Knowledge Organiser
  • The Avengers, Series 4, Episode 1, ITV
    • Knowledge Organiser

Magazines

  • MOJO magazine
    • Knowledge Organiser

Online, Social and Participatory Media

  • The Observer/Guardian website and social media
    • Knowledge Organiser

Targeted

Advertising and Marketing

  • The Lego Movie poster campaign and UK TV trailer
    • Combined Knowledge Organiser posters and trailer

Video Games

  • The Lego Movie video game
    • Knowledge Organiser

Film (Explicit study - Industries only)

  • The Lego Movie film
    • Knowledge Organiser

Music Video Pair 1:

  • Wheatus – Teenage Dirtbag
  • Avril Lavigne – Sk8ter Boi
    • Combined Knowledge Organiser

Music Video Pair 2:

  • Mark Ronson, Bruno Mars – Uptown Funk
  • Beyonce – If I Were a Boy
    • Combined Knowledge Organiser

Music Video Pair 3:

  • The Vamps feat. Demi Levato – Somebody To You
  • Little Mix – Black Magic
    • Combined Knowledge Organiser

Music Video Pair 4:

  • Tinie Tempah, Jess Glynne – Not Letting Go
  • Paloma Faith – Picking Up the Pieces
    • Combined Knowledge Organiser

Radio

  • The Live Lounge: Radio One
    • Knowledge Organiser

Newspapers

  • The Observer: two contemporary front covers
    • Combined Knowledge Organiser
  • The Observer: 30 October 1966 historical front cover
  • The Observer: 6 November 1966 historical front cover
  • The Observer: 20 October 1968 historical front cover
    • Combined Knowledge Organiser
  • The Observer: one complete contemporary edition
    • Knowledge Organiser

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