Instructional Video

The First Movie Camera

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This The First Movie Camera instructional video also includes:

The second episode in a playlist on the history of film focuses on the role the Kinetograph and the Kinetoscope played in film history. The video also includes information about the contributions of scientists, Vaudeville performers, and the first film studio.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Pause the video at 0:59, at 1:01, and at 1:03 to permit viewers to read the film trivia bullets
  • The Crash Course  is designed to provide a quick overview of film history; ask individuals to research in greater depth topics that interest them
  • Pause the video frequently to permit viewers to ask questions and check for understanding
  • Invite class members to create flipbooks
Classroom Considerations
  • The series of 16 videos are designed to be viewed in order and refer to information contained in previous episodes
  • Includes rapid narration and quick asides
  • This video is hosted on YouTube
  • The video concludes with a recap of major points made in the episode
  • None
Common Core