Black Mirror Bundle

Black Mirror Bundle
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This Package includes each of my 'Black Mirror' assignments so far.

If you'd like to purchase them individually, please check out the lessons below.

YOU MUST HAVE NETFLIX TO COMPLETE THESE ASSIGNMENTS

- Please read the content warnings before purchasing :)

'I'll be Right Back & 'Frankenstein'

This 2-3 lesson discussion explores 'Black Mirror's' 'I'll be Right Back' while discussing the real world repercussions that come with the technology addressed in this episode; you will also be able to compare the animation scene in the story with an excerpt fromMary Shelly's 'Frankenstein.'

Students should read the following Daily Mail article as pre-reading:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3826208/Would-resurrect-dead-friend-AI-Try-memorial-chatbot-app-talk-virtual-version-Prince.html

Booklet includes:

1) The link to a real world after death preservation company

2) Chronological read-along questions to complete while watching the video.

3) A print-out of a scene from 'Frankenstein' (public domain).

*** This assignments can be completed with or without the 'Frankenstein' portion.

Please note: This episode of 'Black Mirror' includes sexuality and some themes that may be disturbing to some students. Please watch the episode before buying this booklet. My senior students were very engaged; however, it is up to the teacher to decide what is appropriate in their school and classroom.

'Playtest' & 'The Raven'

This 2-3 lesson discussion explores 'Black Mirror's' 'Playtest,’ with the option of comparing its gothic elements to Edgar Allan Poe's 'The Raven.' Discuss the nature of guilt and fear before comparing it to an American literary classic.

Booklet includes:

1) Chronological read-along questions to complete while watching the video.

2) A print-out of 'The Raven'

3) Multiple choice and short answer questions for 'The Raven'

*** This assignment can be completed with or without the 'THe Raven' portion.

Please note: This episode of 'Black Mirror' includes a lot of cursing and some horror elements. Please watch the episode before buying this booklet. My senior students were very engaged; however, it is up to the teacher to decide what is appropriate in their school and classroom.

'White Bear' & Symbolism

This short 1-1.5 lesson discussion explores 'Black Mirror's' 'White Bear' while exploring the symbolism in the episode.

Booklet Includes:

- 7 short answer questions asking students to look for detail in the film while making connections to the outside world.

Please note: This episode of 'Black Mirror' includes violence and some themes that may be disturbing to some students. Please watch the episode before using this booklet. It is up to the teacher to decide what is appropriate in their school and classroom.

'USS Callister' & Allegory

This 2-3 lesson discussion explores 'Black Mirror's' 'USS Callister' while learning about allegories and discussing the real world repercussions on cyberbullying and internet trolls.

Booklet includes:

1) Pre-reading questions about internet trolling and online bullying

2) 10 Chronological, short answer questions to complete while watching the video.

Please note: This episode of 'Black Mirror' includes minor sexuality and some themes that may be disturbing to some students. Please watch the episode before buying this booklet.

'San Junipero' Ethos, Pathos, and Logos

This three page, 8 question assignment asks students to look for symbolism in 'Black Mirror's' 'San Junipero.'

Students will explore the use of ethos, pathos and logos in 'Black Mirror's

first LGBT story. How are these techniques used to help the audience see the episode's central message?

(Partial answer key included for ethos, pathos, and logos)

Please note: This episode of 'Black Mirror' includes scenes depicting sexuality including two characters on a bed. Please watch the episode before buying this booklet. My senior students were very engaged; however, it is up to the teacher to decide what is appropriate in their school and classroom.

'Nosedive' Social Media Discussion

In this 3 page booklet, students will engage in a pre-viewing questionnaire that asks them to look at their own social media habits and posts.

While viewing 'Nosedive,' students will engage with events on screen and be asked to comment on the episode's connections to their own lives. Each question is chosen for optimum class discussion opportunities.

Please note: This episode of 'Black Mirror' includes scenes with swearing (including the F word). Please watch the episode before buying this booklet. It is up to the teacher to decide what is appropriate in their school and classroom.

Total Pages
18 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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