How Fantasy Reflects our World

History inspires fantasy. That idea forms the basis of an informational video about the genre. Through the video, viewers learn about different subgenres of fantasy and discover its key characteristics. The video discusses many popular fantasy texts by authors such as Tolkien and Jim Butcher.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Read a popular fantasy novel and identify the characteristics of the genre found within it
Classroom Considerations

  • Includes a link in the description for readers to vote on their favorite fantasy novels
Pros

  • Uses humorous images and animations to enhance the content
  • Mentions aspects of pop culture, such as Game of Thrones, to add interest
Cons

  • Gives a lot of information at a bit of a harried pace