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Primary English example (teacher-created)

This video is a five shot film created to demonstrate the use of phonics for the letter 'S'.

In the video above, a teacher has used a range of shots to explore phonics through the letter ’S’.

When making a film for use in the classroom or online you don’t need to spend huge amounts of time creating it. The aim is not necessarily full cinematic mastery (at least not when you start!) but rather the production of a useful tool for students. Whatever the outcome, setting your pupils the task of making a film at home to explain a topic is a great way to supplement their online lessons.

The teacher in this film could perhaps extend her work through the creation of a phonics alphabet for her class to access whenever they need to.

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