The 6 Modes
Bill Nichols studied a variety of different documentaries, specifically
looking at their individual styles and construction.
He noticed that several documentaries had similar styles and
created 6 different categories, or modes that he felt these
documentaries fell into.
These modes are:
You need to research your assigned mode and
create a blog post on it explaining its:
Two examples of blog posts can be seen here:
Hints and Tips
You should find a sheet with all the information you’ll need
on it on Macshared with some key points about your
You should also be able to use these websites for some
Be creative with the way you present your information, you
can find lots of creative ways to present on