Complete this course and you’ll receive a digital certificate of achievement.
Developed as a result of six years of research between Into Film and its partners, Teaching Literacy Through Film harnesses the power of film to make a lasting impact on your pupils’ literacy skills.
Designed as a series of short learning experiences that can fit around your busy school schedule, each module will introduce simple strategies to inspire your learners and improve speaking and listening, comprehension and writing attainment for all pupils.
Dive into the modules that match your current classroom needs or follow the entire learning journey with us. You’ll have the chance to complete fun literacy activities, get advice from Into Film experts and share your experiences with fellow educators on the course. Each module contains the added bonus of downloadable, easy-to-use, curriculum-linked resources to engage your learners in the classroom.
What topics will we cover?
Together, we will learn how to:
Analyse film using key frameworks
Apply film analysis to develop speaking and listening skills
Utilise film stills and highlights to develop comprehension
Inspire writing in a range of genres through film
Use the course to support whole school improvement and your own professional development.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you will be able to:
Use film as an exciting and accessible text to support learning
Develop prediction, discussion and description skills through film sound
Embed character analysis and inference and deduction skills through film
Inspire writing in a range of styles using film stills and highlights
Deliver simple film activities to assess pupils’ understanding.