22 Movie Questions written in chronological order for the movie Brave in ENGLISH. Great for any unit on Personal and Private Identities or Families and Communities.
Themes in the movie: Bravery, Heroic actions, Heroes, Fate, Destiny, Feminism, Ireland, Traditions, Going Against Traditions, Family, Legends, and more.
Essential Questions for the unit:
1. In your own words, how would you define the word "brave"?
2. Make a list of the bravest people you know. What makes them brave?
3. When do we stop following family traditions? When do we continue to practice them?
In the film, set in the Scottish Highlands during the Medieval period, a skilled archer named Merida defies an age-old custom, causing chaos in her kingdom and angering her mother, Elinor. After consulting a witch for help, Merida accidentally curses her mother and is forced to undo the spell herself before it is too late. Brave premiered on June 10, 2012, at the Seattle International Film Festival, and was released in North America on June 22, 2012, to both positive reviews and box office success.