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Are you looking for an engaging ready-to-go unit to take your students analysis skills to a whole new level? This unit takes your students' love of Disney movies to a whole new level with critical lens theory! This 5-6 week unit takes a close examination into the fairy tales we know and love, but challenge them to look at them in a new way with critical lenses. All you need to do is supply the movies and have fun teaching the content!
In class you will examine the original texts of:
The Little Mermaid
The Frog Prince
Students then analyze their Disney movie counterparts. The materials included will help students take a closer look at the archetypes, historical/social considerations, and introduce them to critical lens theory (mainly Marxist, Gender, and Archetypal lenses). This also includes three assignments that takes them through levels 2-4 of DOK understanding.
What are other teachers saying?
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Extremely satisfied
I used this in my Mythology class when we studied fairy tales. Great way to look at archetypes for my elective English class.
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Extremely satisfied
This is going to be an awesome unit to my expand on my film class this year.
- Lesson plans that help guide you through the scope and sequences of the unit and suggestions for differentiation
- 44 beautifully illustrated PDF pages of the original fairytales covered in this unit
- Wicked Stepmother Archetype PP
- Critical Lens Theory PP
- Socratic Seminar/Discussion Questions
- Response assignments that can work as HW
- Song lyrics from each movie to analyze more closely
- Worksheets (differentiated for on-level and higher-level students) for the texts and movies to examine archetypes and specific lenses
- 3 higher level thinking and application assignments
- 3 essay examining a fairy tale through a critical lens and skills-based rubric
- Final project in which students work in teams to create a sales pitch to company executives of a modified version of a fairy tale from a culture that has either NOT been represented or has been under-represented
Looking for a slightly smaller unit? Check out this one. It is not tiered for gifted and does not include The Princess and the Frog study or the PBL project - Critical Lens Theory Through Fairy Tales
Want to see how well this went over in my class? Check out my blog post here Around the World With Mrs. C Blog
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