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Film Critique: The Story and the TechniquesLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Why just show your class a movie when you could teach them how to critique film the same way they do literature? While this lesson plan uses Battlestar Galactica as its visual text of choice, this plan could be used with any film...
2001 - A Space Odyssey: Crash Course Film CriticismLesson Planet
14 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Will the advancement of technology doom interpersonal relationships? Like the score for Jaws, the music for the opening sequence of Stanley Kubrick's 2001- A Space Odyssey stirs the imagination of viewers. Cinema lovers and film newbies...
Lesson: After Nature: Dystopia and DetournementLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Werner Herzog's film, Lessons of Darkness is the topic of this lesson plan on art, politics, and culture. Learners discuss the concepts of utopia, dystopia, detournment, and Scorched Earth then compose a paper which describes dystopian...
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington: Historical and Cultural ContextLesson Planet
11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
An insult to American politicians? A satire of news media? Or a critique of censorship, political corruption, and media propaganda? As part of a unit study on film, class members examine how director Frank Capra's develops these themes...
How to Analyze DocumentariesLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Prepare your class for creating their own documentaries. Before they get started, they'll need to know what a documentary is and what makes a documentary compelling. As a class, watch several documentaries from the point of view of the...
Old Hobbits Are Hard to BreakLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Explore film adaptation of literature with this instructional activity, which focuses on the world of film advertisements. Middle schoolers discuss various films (including The Lord of the Rings) and create advertisements for a pretend...
Creating and Using a Checklist of Performance Techniques to Critique and Find the "Message" in Mass Media PerformancesLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Students analyze and critique theater events by evaluating and constructing meanings from improvised and scripted scenes and from theater, film, television, and electronic media productions.
Shakespeare Goes to the ShowLesson Planet
8th CCSS: Adaptable
Use this lesson in your Romeo and Juliet unit. Middle and high schoolers compare, contrast, and critique the written version of the play with modern stage and film adaptations through an oral presentation. Several discussion questions...
Art, Commentary and Evidence: Analysis of "The White Man's Burden"Lesson Planet
9th - 12th
A cross-curricular instructional activity combines poetry and history for your middle and high schoolers. The class critically examines Kipling's poem, "White Man's Burden" as historical evidence of the Imperialist ideology popular...
Deconstructing ConsumerismLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
A short, engaging video provides a critique of the hyper-consumerist mentality that many think have taken over the Western world. After watching the video, pupils reflect on their own habits and use evidence to respond to discussion and...
Introduction To Literary AnalysisLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Explore the fascinating ways in which authors use specific literary devices to create interesting and realistic texts. Using non-fiction articles with the subject of rogue waves, an excerpt from The Perfect Storm, by Sebastian Junger,...
Reading the Movies: Another Approach To Teaching Critical Thinking Skills And WritingLesson Planet
11th - 12th
Students explore the elements of film to analyze character, action, and the themes in the movie, "Quiz Show." The lesson encourages students to make personal connections and real life applications as they view the movie, critically.