Your Club, Your Way: Literacy
This resource if for leaders who want to improve literacy attainment in their club sessions.
Literacy is a key skill that all young people will develop during the course of their education, be it through traditional English studies, or in developing similarly important skills like science and computer literacy. We're firm believers that film can be used as an aid for furthering engagement and understanding in all areas of the curriculum, but lends itself particularly well to the development of students' literacy. Our findings show that film club leaders say that using our resources has helped to improve pupils' literacy skills by 73%.
Literacy is one of the customised club focuses that's part of our Your Club, Your Way initiative. While anyone can make use of the content below, if you're looking to run a literacy focused club, or are curious to know more about the notion of customised clubs, then please visit our Your Club, Your Way page or contact your Programme Delivery Coordinator.
A set of cards to support students analysing and decoding film text using the 3Cs and 3Ss.
A film guide that looks at Aladdin (1992), exploring its key topics and themes through informal discussion.
This resource is for use with club members aged 7 to 11 to explore the 3Cs and 3Ss of film.
This pack contains film literacy worksheets to use with any film in your club with members aged 7 to 14.
This resource explores how stories are told in film through the short film Miss Todd.
Explore Shakespeare's tragedies through the medium of film - from silent cinema through to the latest adaptation of Macbeth.
A bank of cross-curricular activities and technical guidance to support the Into Film Storymaker: The Gruffalo Edition app.
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The best short films and short film programmes for primary ages available on the Into Film catalogue that are great for literacy learning.
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Jennie Albone, Head of Schools at Book Trust, reveals how film inspires her to seek out classic novels, and how you can help engender similar literary interest.
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On National Storytelling Week, we look back at an Into Film Festival event that saw the Molly Moon author discuss the film's development from story to screen.
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Diane Evans, one of our Teaching Literacy Through Film online course leaders, discusses different ways of using wildlife documentaries in the classroom.
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Chris Baldwin, Head of Collaborative Learning at William Allitt, discusses what he learnt from our free online course Teaching Literacy Through Film.
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Hear from three teachers who took part in our 12 month Media Literacy Project pilot in Wales.
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