The following eight-page study guide film packet that can be used in an English, film studies, or media studies class is used to accompany Gore Verbinski's pirate action-adventure summer blockbuster "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl" starring Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Orlando Bloom, and Keira Knightley. The first page contains a list of cast and crew and a background and introduction on the film. The second page is a page that allows viewers to jot and take down their own notes. Pages three, four, five, six, and seven contain comprehension questions to guide the viewer on the work's acting, camera movement, character archetypes, characterization, cinematography, conflict, costume design, editing, flashbacks, foils, foreshadowing, implied violence, inferences, irony, lighting, mise en scene, mood, movement, plot, setting, sound, story, style, symbolism, and themes. The eighth and last page contains discussion questions on the work's acting, characterization, genre, homages, plot, sound, style, and themes.
A quiz that can be used as a summative assessment with this packet, a formative assessment, is available as a separate purchase.