The following 8-page document is a study guide movie packet to guide a viewer's analysis of the 1936 film "Modern Times" directed by Charlie Chaplin. The study guide can be used for study in an English or film studies class. The first page provides a cast and crew list and a background and introduction to the film. The second page provides a notes page for viewers to write their notes. The third and fourth pages are a grammar/writing mini-lesson choosing the correct relative pronoun with sentences related to Chaplin and the film. The fourth page also encourages students to analyze Chaplin's Tramp costume and explain its humor. The fifth page provides comprehension questions that actively challenge viewers to analyze the work's story and style. The sixth and seventh pages require students to analyze a view screenshots from the film and explain what is being communicated in effect and meaning from the cinematographer's choices. The eighth page provides discussion questions on the work's characterization, conflict, genre, sociocultural context, and themes.
A brief multiple choice quiz that can be paired with this study guide and film is available as a separate purchase.