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Tower 37 Short Story / Short Film Thematic Analysis and Inferencing Activity

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442 KB|8 pages
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This four page .pdf file includes a graphic organizer to use with "The Incident at Tower 37" (link to video included), as well as the transcript of an interview with the film's director and questions over the interview.

You will be amazed at how this short film will mesmerize your students. Using the short, "The Incident at Tower 37", this assignment focuses the student's attention on plot details, music, tone and mood that lead to an understanding of theme.

This intriguing, award-winning short film is a perfect way to have students analyze how messages in media are conveyed through sound and visual techniques.

The graphic organizer is easy for students to respond to after watching the film, and the interview with the director shows them exactly what the author's intention was in creating the film.

It's something that could easily start a whole class discussion over environmental issues with you as moderator, or be left for a sub to execute with students working on their own.

Your students will love it! Mine do!

The best part? It's just print and go! Follow the link for the video - the key is included to make it easy, easy, easy for you.

Meets multiple standards for both Common Core and TEKS (6.13(c); 7.13(b); 8.13(b); 9-10.12(b); 11-12(a).

I would love to hear your feedback after your purchase, so please come back and let me know how this works for you! Thanks so much!!
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90 minutes
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