Activity Overview / Details
In preparation for introducing this weekly "homework"
assignment, prepare a list of links to online movie and TV
that students may view on their own for the weekly
critique. Use the resources in the attached document labeled
Tools and Resources".
1. Introduce the weekly critique assignment.
Distribute the handout: "
Explain that each week, students will analyze a
5–10-minute clip of a TV show or movie outside of class
and write a critique, using the questions on the handout.
After each critique, students should fill out the Student
Comments portion of the Assessment Checklist.
Point out the kinds of clips recommended for critique on
Handout 6. Encourage
students to watch an assortment of genres and styles of movies
and TV shows
so that they are exposed to a wide variety of perspectives,
storytelling, and cinematography techniques.
Weekly Critque" worksheet pages 2 & 3 can be printed
front to back and handed out so the students can hand write in the
charts, or the documant can be emailed to the students to have them
type directly into the charts, then print them out to hand
2. Go over Assessment Rubric for the Weekly
Critique (handout included in the resources for this
lesson). This is a summative assessment tool.