We found 67 reviewed resources for silent films
Silent Movies: A Year 7 Scheme of WorkLesson Planet
6th - 7th
Even an outline can give you enough information to execute an awsome project. The tasks for each of the seven weeks of this project are defined, as well as the objective and specific content facilitated through the project. Learners will...
Movies are MagicLesson Planet
10 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Persistence of Vision? The Phi Phenomenon? Zoetropes? Camera Obscura? Kinetograph? What part do these concepts and inventions play in the history of movies? Find out with a short video that launches an informative playlist on film history.
Breaking the SilenceLesson Planet
10 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The most impressive movie you've ever seen can't compare to the astonishment audiences felt when feature films began to synchronize sound with the picture. Learn about the complex path to the talkie, including the invention of the...
The Silent EraLesson Planet
9 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Young filmmakers watch a short overview of the major studios, players, and political events of the period between 1894 and 1929. In addition, the video narrator briefly outlines the Hollywood scandals that lead to the development of the...
Rosa Parks: Civil Rights ActivistLesson Planet
3rd - 7th CCSS: Designed
Scholars examine the courageous efforts made by civil rights activist, Rosa Parks. Discussion questions and a brief writing assignment follows a short film. A photograph and a silent film delve deeper into Park's history and three...
What Role did the Movies Play in Forming a New Generation of Youth After WWI?Lesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Class members examine a series of primary and secondary source materials to try and ascertain the role films played in forming “a new generation of youth after World War I.” Individuals are assigned one of three documents to examine,...
Realism and Formalism Learning StationsLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Learners examine and differentiate between realism, formalism, and classicism film styles. They watch film clips, and in small groups, complete a compare/contrast worksheet, identify the styles of the films, and complete four learning...
Dance and Discourse: Boogie Down with HistoryLesson Planet
10th - 12th CCSS: Designed
How did the Charleston reflect the culture of the 1920s? To find the answer, class members are taught the dance, read an essay by Albert Haim entitled, “The Charleston in the 1920s: the Dance, the Composers, and the Recordings,” and...
"Shakespeare and Star Wars": Lesson Plan Day 6Lesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
How can a screenplay create meaning and drama in ways that other forms of writing cannot? That is the question class members must answer as they compare the cantina scene of the screenplay for George Lucas's Star Wars: A New Hope with...
Applying Editing Principles to Fritz Lang's MetropolisLesson Planet
4th - 6th
Youngsters view the silent classic Metropolis as they discuss film history and editing techniques. They develop film literacy skills as they learn to enjoy film in a more complex way. The lesson is intended for elementary learners, but...
Exploring the Creative ProcessLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Launch a discussion of the creative process with a short video that features the daily ritual of Slobodan Dan Paich, a San Francisco artist. Slobodan models his approach to tea painting and shares his reflections on the creativity.
Lights, Camera, Action: Unit 1 Task 4Lesson Planet
7th CCSS: Designed
Seventh graders begin prepping for a final project that will result in a collaborative 3-5 minute skit. They begin by reading and researching multiple aspects of one of three Civil Rights events; Ruby Bridges, Greensboro Sit it, or the...
The Twenty-Sixth Amendment and the Power of YouthLesson Planet
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Empower teenagers to take political matters into their own hands! After completing an engaging warm-up activity, class members discuss both sides of the youth voting issue, learn about the connection between military history and the...
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