3f vi). Give details on the procedure for showing a film.
Procedure for showing a film
Below are some of the ways a teacher can prepare for film showing:
- Prepare yourself’
- One should select a film related to the study;
- pay careful attention to the recommended level of use;
- check the equipment to ascertain that it is in good condition;
- plan how it is going to be used, and
- use film guides (pamphlets),
- Prepare the classroom:
- Place the title, new vocabulary and main points or questions on the chalkboard;
- Set up the equipment, thread;
- Check seating, the screen and ventilation.
- Prepare the learners:
- Introduce the film and tell them why they are viewing it – the purpose
- Display support material if any
- Explain the new words and terms appearing on the chalkboard.
- Identify the learners’ activities.
- Identify the main points they should look for in the film.
- Let students note down the questions to be answered by the use of a film.
- Give them a study guide to follow if available Present the film
- Present the film
- When everything is ready maintain silence and start the film.
- Focus and frame the film.
- Check sound level:
- Watch for film failure due to damage.
- Do not make comments while the film is running
- If need arises, stop the machine for comments, discussion or explanation before you continue.
- After completing showing the film, make a follow-up
- Ask students questions about the film.
- Discuss the main features of the film
- Initiate creative follow-up activities, e.g. written work, tests, projects, reading on the topic and preparing a report,
- If necessary reshow the film