Sometimes in April Rwandan Genocide Film Study Resource

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[[Film Series & African Studies]]

"Sometimes in April"

Grades 7-12

Product Overview/Preface:

This product contains over 65+ pages of well thought-out, sophisticated, and effective mini-lessons and graphic organizers to teach the historical fiction film Sometimes in April. This Unit is intended for mature students as the film is Rated TV-MA for explicit, realistic violence.

My activities are meant for both reinforcement and instruction in the analysis, synthesis, and evaluation of film as literature and history. You can easily guide students in scaffolding their knowledge and building a strong foundation in high order thinking processes.

Take your students step-by-step or let them chose the materials they are more comfortable working with. This product covers the gamut of literary elements and skills including: genre, vocabulary, characterization, setting, plot, conflict, symbolism, figurative language, dualisms, and universal theme. You do not have to complete all activities—choose what’s best for your students!

Product Includes:

< 3 Vocab/Literary Element Mini-Lesson Handouts
< 1 In-depth Analysis/Overview of Film
< 1 Pre-Assessment Quiz
< 1 Advanced Final Exam/Assessment [7 pages]
< 1 Quiz [2 Pages]
< 1 Answer Key Assessments
< 7 In-Depth Focus Cards—HOT Questions
< 1 Interactive Notebook Foldable
< 1 Foldable Activity with 8 Insert Choices
< 2Pages of Quotes < 3 Vocabulary Activities
< 20+ High Order Thinking GOS
< 1 Cornell Note Template
< 2 Timeline Chronology GOs
< 2 Pages of Image Cut-Outs: Flags, Maps, Seals
< 1 Two-Page Newspaper Article Template [8.5x14 Size]
< 1 5ws & Making Connections Template [8.5x14 Size]
< Links to Information on Rwandan Genocide
< Links to Film Pinterest Board
< + MORE!

Perfect for:
< Direct instruction in a Unit African History Studies, Word History, Genocide, or Film
< Pre-Writing for Responses to Literature & Essays
< Alternative Book Reviews, Reports, and End Projects
< Bulletin Board Displays
< Assessments & Quizzes
< Guided, Independent, Literature Circles, and Book Club Activities

Please feel free to ask any questions—I will definitely respond to all inquiries in a timely fashion.

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Hopefully my products will help strengthen your lessons, help your students learn, and make your life easier. Thank you and enjoy! J.D. Whitaker

Copyright © 2014 James D. Whitaker, SophistThoughts™
All rights reserved by author.
Permission to copy for single classroom use only.
Electronic distribution limited to single classroom use only.
Not for public display.

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