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Studying Documentaries Like a Writer - Looking For Persuasive Techniques
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Revisit the documentaries viewed in the previous lesson in this series in order to take a look at the persuasive techniques employed by the documentary creators. Small groups watch the films a second time, taking notes on two provided...
Glory: Motion Picture Study Guide
7 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
This is an excellent resource for teachers to use for incorporating the motion picture Glory into the classroom! Breaking down the film into particular noteworthy and telling scenes, the guide offers important considerations for each...
Create a Magic Lantern Show; Freed People in the Reconstruction South
8th - 11th
Engage your scholars by having them create "magic lantern shows" inspired by the film Dr. Toer's Amazing Magic Lantern Show: A Different View of Emancipation. As they study the South's Reconstruction through primary sources, learners...
Hamlet and the Elizabethan Revenge Ethic in Text and Film
11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Young scholars research the social context of Elizabethan England for Shakespeare's "Hamlet". They identify cultural influences on the play focusing on the theme of revenge and then analyze and compare film interpretations of the play.
Parts of Argument I: Film Debates
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
What can you learn from watching others make an argument? Incorporate famous debate and courtroom movie scenes into a lesson on argumentative writing. As learners view the ways that characters craft their arguments, they note the claims,...
Hollywood Magic-The Dream Factory Recreates the Novel
9th - 12th
The Great Gatsby, The Jungle and study HRC's Teaching the American Twenties-The Dream Factory are the focus of this activity, Your high schoolers will rewrite a small scene from the novel into a dramatic film scene and then create a...
Cold War Era Film Censorship: High Noon- a Slice of Americana Or Communist
9th - 12th
Students study of the effects of the Cold War on the home front. They analyze the film High Noon according to an abbreviated version of the standards that films were judged by in the early 1950s and determine whether or not High Noon is...