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Lesson 9- Billy Wilder: Film Noir Inventor and Genius
Students study what influenced and inspired Billy Wilder while determining the plot, characters, and historical context of the film Double Indemnity. They investigate the stereotypes of Film Noir and how it shows the media messages of the post World War II era.
7th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 15 Downloads
Comparing and Contrasting Two Genres: Screwball Comedy and Film Noir with Reference to "Double Indemnity"
High schoolers compare and contrast the narrative form of film with the artistic style. They also compare the screwball comedy genres with the film noir genre. They examine the historical roots of film.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
America in Film and Fiction
Students begin the activity by reading a book on film study. After watching the movie "Citizen Kane", they work together to identify the issues concerning the United States before World War II. As a class, they discuss how the ideas and views of the directors make their way into a film.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 14 Views 28 Downloads
Film Noir: "A Certain Disagreeable Reality"
Students engage in a lesson that is concerned with the genre of Film Noir. They conduct research looking for the visual style, setting, morality, outlook, and character elements. They find the answer to the events that led to the emergence of the genre.
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 18 Downloads
Violence on Film: The Ratings Game
Learn about film and TV ratings systems in Canada (includes a comparison to the MPAA system) and how they influence appropriate viewing for youths. A detailed commentary about the film Seven pointed at revealing flaws in ratings systems and an article making a cause-and-effect connection between violence warnings and teen viewing both reflect the resource publication date.
8th - 12th Health 3 Views 13 Downloads
A study of how public perception is both reflected and influenced by film and television, this lesson helps learners develop an awareness of audience as well as a critical view of media. Depictions of police in television and film over the past 80 years is the subject of this lesson.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 11 Views 23 Downloads
Interview Exclusive! Paris-Match interroge Audrey Tatou, vedette du film, Le fableux destin d'AmÂ¿Â¿lie Poulain
Students role play an interview. After researching Audrey Tautou and the movie Amelie, pairs of students take turns interviewing each other. One plays the role of a journalist and the other plays the role of an actress. During the simulation, students speak in French.
5th - 12th Languages 6 Views 20 Downloads
Sentence Completion 8 (low-advanced SAT level))
Proficient English language learners or native English speakers develop vocabulary with this five-page packet. The first page contains six fill-in-the-blank questions, and learners must decide which word or words best completes the sentence provided.
11th - 12th English Language Development 4 Views 11 Downloads
Mickalene Thomas: Origin of the Universe
Modern art is great to experience because it brings contemporary issues into everyday conversation. Upper graders consider the work of Mickalene Thomas, an artist that uses photo collage techniques to capture the beauty of African American women in today's society.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Losing Face or Saving Face?
Young scholars examine the recent partial face transplant in Ameiens, France and the ensuing public debate on extreme plastic surgery. They participate in a fishbowl discussion on the ethics and implications of future face transplants.
6th - 12th Science 3 Views 16 Downloads
In a detailed, creative writing task, potential poets analyze how race, identity, and society categorize and (mis)represent us. The learning begins with an imaginative anticipatory set where students describe unique situations that their skin has experienced (its earliest memory, what would your skin touch).
9th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 7 Downloads
The Industrial World Represented by 19th Century Artists
Students study paintings, sculptures and of objects d'art as documents to study the 19th century Industrial Revolution. In this art history lesson, students study a chronological timeline of art during the Industrial Revolution. Students read about the art and artists of this method and time.
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 13 Views 35 Downloads