Rationale

Students are used to watch movies and commercials all the time. By analysing and understanding the techniques that are used in professional video productions, students are able to apply these skills to create their own videos.

Lesson Goal

Students will become familiar with basic filming techniques.

Specific Learning Outcomes:

Cognitive

At the end of this lesson students will be able to:

  • evaluate the effect of camera shots and angles
  • identify different types of camera shots and angles
  • list two camera shots and angles from memory, with 100% accuracy

Psychomotor

At the end of this lesson students will be able to:

  • take a picture with a digital camera by implementing camera shots and angles

Lesson Outline

Guiding Questions

  • What are basic filming techniques?
  • Who uses these techniques?
  • What are the different types of shots and angles?
  • Describe the different types of shots and angles?

Focusing Event (Time: 1 minute)

  • Show Chevrolet TV commercial
Class presentation contains
  • TV commercial
  • Assignment
  • Shots and angle terms
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