The following eleven-page study guide film packet is used to accompany the Danny Boyle-directed 2008 romantic epic "Slumdog Millionaire." It can be used in an English or film studies classroom. The first page contains a list of cast and crew and a background and introduction on the film from Wikipedia. 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 camera movement, characterization, cinematography, comic relief, conflict, dialogue, editing, foreshadowing, inferences, irony, mood, movement, pacing, plot, setting, sound, story, subtext, and suspense. The eighth page reviews all of the questions that Jamal is asked on "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" and how he knows the answers to them. The ninth and tenth pages contain discussion questions on the characterization, conflict, editing, foreshadowing, motifs, plot, personification, setting, subtitles, themes, and tone. The eleventh page is a genre study page that asks students to analyze how "Slumdog Millionaire" compares in subject matter, style/techniques, and morals/ideologies/themes to other films in the epic and romantic epic subgenre.
A multiple choice quiz that can be used as a summative assessment that pairs well with this packet, a formative assessment, is available as a separate purchase by clicking here