Mortified - For Teachers Teaching Resource - External Websites

Age Level: Middle Years (5-9)

About this Resource

Mortified for Teachers - www.mortified.edu.au - is an online resource that accompanies the Mortified live action, children's comedy drama series which follows a young girl's journey towards self-acceptance.

Adapted from the Mortified - Teaching & Learning DVD-ROM, this website features:

  • A collection of video clips from the Mortified television series which explore the production, including its special and visual effects.

  • Exclusive interviews with key actors, the Director and production personnel.

  • Lesson plans and worksheets:

    • Part 1 - Being Mortified: A Focus on Growing Up
      Activities analysing how meaning is created and communicated within the series.

    • Part 2 - Media Literacy: Constructing, Producing and Responding to Mortified
      Activities exploring stages of television production, special and visual effects, publicity, set and costume design.

  • The Mortified Trailer, a promotional introduction to the series.

  • The Mortified Media kit featuring:

    • Episode Synopses
    • Press Kit: Information about the series cast and crew
    • Poster

Access to this website is available when you purchase the series Mortified from the ACTF Shop.

Part 1: Being Mortified: A Focus on Growing Up features 16 video clips from the Mortified television series (Episodes 1-13) and 4 lesson plans with accompanying worksheets.

The resource has been developed for Years 4-8 and provides teaching and learning activities about being 'mortified', analysing how meaning is created and communicated within the series.

These lesson plans and worksheets are also available:

This resource comprises the following lessons:

  1. Introducing Mortified the Series
  2. Belonging
  3. Me, Myself and Them
  4. Change

Part 2: Media Literacy: Constructing, Producing and Responding To Mortified features 31 clips from the Mortified television series (Episodes 1-13) and 3 lesson plans with accompanying worksheets.

The resource has been developed for Years 4-8 and provides teaching and learning activities about all stages of television production including set and costume design, special and visual effects, and publicity.

This resource comprises the following lessons:

  1. Elements of a Drama Production
  2. Behind the Scenes: A Day on the Set
  3. After the Shoot is Over
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