TEACH ACADEMIC AND CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS USING FILM
It is a 30 page COMPLETE unit on the film! It is the perfect film to use in an English, History, Sociology, Philosophy, and Film course. This unit has the similar set up as all units in the Academic Lessons store. NO "FLUFF": This unit focuses on LITERARY DEVICES, SKILLS APPLICATION, and FILM ANALYSIS. Unit includes viewing guide questions, literary/film analysis activities, PowerPoint, excel multiple-choice test for socrative.com and essay. Includes a sample essay. Colored stills from film are on handouts.
12 READING/ANALYSIS SHORT ANSWER QUESTIONS (based on Bloom's cognitive levels)
30 VIEWING/READING/LITERARY ANALYSIS MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS
3 FOCUSED ACTIVITIES (Individual or group work)
2 VIEWER RESPONSE ESSAY QUESTIONS
EXAMPLE ESSAY ANALYSIS ON FILM
Editable PowerPoint and Microsoft Word document files are included. Edit the materials to suit your needs. The Word files are version 2003 .docx files. Includes PDF files of all the materials as well.
POWERPOINT: great for guided instruction
DETAILED ANSWER KEYS: all questions, including short answer and essay analysis have detailed answer keys
STUDENT SAMPLE ESSAY ANALYSIS: could be used as a model essay to help students revise their own essays
HANDOUTS: designed to accommodate group work, independent study, and class discussions
OBJECTIVES: variety of prewritten objectives to choose from in order to cover all teaching styles and methods
ACTIVITY GUIDE QUESTIONS: includes these categories: Comprehension, Application, Analysis/Synthesis, Universal Theme, and Viewer-Response (based on Bloom’s cognitive levels) The Viewer-Response questions could be used for timed and journal writing.
FOCUSED ACTIVITIES: can be used with the Activity Guide questions or as separate assignments. These focused activities are an extension of the questions used in the Activity Guide handouts for skills reinforcement.
TEXTS AND QUIZZES: The multiple-choice tests assess both comprehension and application of basic skills.
Reader-Response paragraph writing assignments
Viewer-Response Formal Essay with Sample Essay
TABLE OF CONTENTS
*Key Devices: allusion, characterization, foil, Hero Cycle: Apotheosis Stage, primary colors, Repetitive Structure: One Ending, symbolism, theme
*Film Terms List
*Character List (includes film stills)
*Film Language and Techniques (includes film still examples)
*Film Language and Techniques Practice
*Film Language and Techniques Practice Key
ACTIVITY GUIDE QUESTIONS
*Activity Guide Questions
*How Structure Impacts Characterization and Theme
*Focused Activities Answer Key
*Film Language and Techniques Quiz (15 multiple-choice questions)
*PDF File Plot and Analysis Quiz Multiple Choice (30 questions)
*Excel Plot and Analysis Quiz Multiple Choice for Socrative.com (30 questions)
*Multiple-Choice Tests Answer Keys
*Viewer-Response Essay Evaluation
*Viewer-Response Student Example Essay
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