This book contains the fiction title Movie Mania and the non-fiction title Digital Creations.
In Movie Mania, Jamie gets a video camera for his birthday and drives his family mad making a documentary for his English class. He redeems himself though when he solves the mystery of some missing items. Features of Movie Mania – Narrative text with action and dialogue – Told in the first person – Sub-plot of missing objects – Subject-specific vocabulary- panning, shooting schedule, video diary documentary, zooming, lens, editing, tripod, wrap up, DVD, launch, footage Purpose Movie Mania can be used for the following purposes: – making connections – exploring the structure of narrative.
In Digital Creations, Making animated movies or writing novels could be time-consuming activities before computers were invented. From painting to writing music digital, technology has changed the way many artworks are created. Features of Digital Creations – Factual report with explanations – Fact boxes – Photographs, digital images, graphics, and captions – Specialised vocabulary – 3-D, abstract, animator, cell, clip, convert, distort, holograph, morph, palette, post-production, software, stylus, typeface, word processor Purpose Digital Creations can be used to introduce and reinforce the following skills: – asking questions – figuring out words from context – evaluating ideas.
Themes covered in this book are: Problem Solving, Science and Technology
Reading Level: 31++ (Black)