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This is a comprehensive scheme of work with 100 pages of detailed information and activities, designed to support in teaching District 9i for WJEC/Eduqas GCSE Film Studies. This version comes with 2 PDF versions as well as editable versions in Word and Pages format.
Written by an experienced examiner and consultant, this booklet on District 9, directed by Neil Blomkamp in 2009, provides a huge range of activities. Designed to be a digital textbook as well as study and revision guide, this resource features dozens of activities and hundreds of questions as well as information to support students and teachers appreciation of District 9 in relation to Component 2 of Eduqas GCSE Film Studies.
Some of the work includes:
+the context of South Africa, including details on apartheid,
+key facts and information on the making of the film,
+systems for keeping notes during watching with templates using the Cornell notes system,
+dozens of activities on narrative in film studies,
+information and activities on narrative theorists such as Vladimir Propp, Tzetvan Todorov and Claude Levi-Strauss,
+work on narrative techniques such as Chekov's Gun, cause and effect and many more,
in-depth details on key scenes,
+dozens of screenshots from the film as well as images from other relevant areas that have influenced the film,
+dozens of activities for students including hundreds of questions,
+guidance on how to analyse scenes from the film using hexagaonal learning, summary sheets to help with revision key scene analysis which includes links to the specific scenes or extracts, hosted permanently on YouTube, so you don’t even need a copy of the film to complete some of the tasks-again, perfect for students to complete!
+many of the tasks have also been designed to be peer or self-assessed and there is a wide variety of solo work, paired work or group work catered for, with each activity described in detail at the beginning of each task.
This guide has been written so that it can be used in a variety of ways; print and use as a ready-to-go scheme of work in a booklet. Maybe give to students as a detailed homework that can be completed alongside your own classroom work. It also works great for revision, either with individual task printed or again, as a whole booklet. Try printing individual pages as starters or plenaries, or even using the tasks as engaging resources for lessons built around key ideas of your own.