Movies as Literature (Leo only 11am) 7th-12th $125
Recommended Grades 7th-12th
Duration 50 minutes 2 - 12 week semesters on Thursdays / pay by the semester
Semester 1 Sept 9, 2021 – Dec 2, 2021
Semester 2 Jan 13, 2022 – Mar 31, 2022
Location North Leo Mennonite Church 15419 State Road 1, Leo, IN 46765
Instructor Barb Powers firstname.lastname@example.org Instructor’s other classes can be viewed at https://www.lifehs.net/store/c92/Barbara_Powers.html
Counts for One year credit of High School English.
This class will be based on Kathryn and Richard Stout's Movies As Literature course and will cover literary discussion of a variety of classic movies. Students will be challenged to watch critically, understand elements of good storytelling, identify messages both obvious and subtle and understand techniques that filmmakers use to involve the audience emotionally. Students should come with the ability to participate in group discussions. Most movies will be watched at home and assignments brought in to class.
This class WILL require outside of class homework in order to finish projects on time.
Student workbook required and can be found at Christian Book for $17-$20