The following eleven-page study guide film packet is used to accompany the Jessica Sharzer-directed 2004 teen drama "Speak" that is an adaptation of Laurie Halse Anderson's novel of the same name and stars Kristen Stewart. 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, seven, and eight contain comprehension questions to guide the viewer on the work's allusions, camera movement, characterization, cinematography, color symbolism, conflict, costume design, dialogue, editing, figurative devices, foreshadowing, inferences, irony, mood, motifs, plot, props, set design, slang, sound, story, subtext, symbolism, and themes. The ninth and tenth pages contain discussion questions on the work's adaptation choices, characterization, cinematography, color symbolism, feminism, genre characteristics, motifs, plot, symbolism, and themes. The eleventh page is a genre study page on coming-of-age films and what characteristics of the subgenre are evident in the film based on its subject matter, style/technique, and ideologies/morals/themes.
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