Media Study Activities
- Script writing from
- Sound effects
- Make a video
- Audio tape recordings
- Make Morse code sender and receiver
- Visit television or radio studio
- Compare different media
- Make a "radio" program
- Make a musical video clip
- Taking photos:
- Visit a printer & publisher
- Devise ads for -
· computer network
- Optical illusions
- Shadow puppets
- Make still and animated cartoons
- Use lens to magnify and focus
- Make flip books
- Pin hole camera
- Interviewing and reporting
- Coded messages:
· body movements
- Make signal flags, semaphore
- Make your own -
· newspaper, newsletter
· program guide
- Conduct a survey:
- Make a zoetrope
- Create a self-image poster
- Recognise bias in media
- Create advertisements for play and for real
- Write captions for photos and pictures
- Crystal radio set
- Tin can telephones
- Create and perform a "live" show:
· magic performance
- Review books or films or articles
- Computer publishing and word processing
This checklist is taken from Chapter 9 Checklists in Getting Started with Hoemschooling Practical Considerations by Beverley Paine, available from Always Learning Books.
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