Presentation on theme: "Aim: Develop an understanding of characters and plot"— Presentation transcript:
1 Aim: Develop an understanding of characters and plot Remember the TitansAim: Develop an understanding of characters and plot
2 Character Identification Name the two most important coaches of the TitansName the important players on the Titans football team
3 Coach Boone Coach Yoast MUST SHOULD COULD3 Adjectives1 Problem1 Way he helped the community3 Adjectives1 Problem1 Way he helped the community
4 Coach BooneHe was cantankerous, sharp-edged, intelligent, opinionated – and a driven man who stepped on quite a few toestreated everybody the samehelped Louie get his grades upgood family mana 'race man' i.e. was proud of his race and worked for itdrive to win – a 'winner'strong disciplinarian, would drive the boys; inspirational
5 Coach YoastScreenwriter: Bill is a very sweet, warm man - one of the nicest men I have met. He started out in life wanting to be a preacher; but became a coach as a way of reaching young people.He seems laid-back but he wanted to win just as much as Boone did.a good man, decent, honourable; will not win his job back through cheatinghas his pride but is able to subdue it in the interests of the teamstrong paternal affection for the boystreats Sheryl with respect as well as love
6 Julius Gerry 3 Adjectives 1 Problem 1 Change 3 Adjectives 1 Problem
7 Julius Gerry Angry Brilliant Funny Respects Gerry's ability, and his ability to change.Starts as a racist but Julius becomes his best friend; he is too decent, too honest, too honourable to accept Ray's betrayal of the team. Puts the team first.
8 Other CharactersRev - a 'brainiac', deeply religious, a decent, likeable boy; offers to tutor Louie.Louie - 'white trash', from a poor background, and not a scholar; singer and dancer; open-minded – "I'm with everybody."Petey – oversensitive, self-centred, has to learn to put the team ahead of himself.Sunshine – has a personality to match his name.Blue – sees life through music; but also shows grit, determination.Ray – invented character to represent the intransigent racist.
9 Plot summary wordshead coach funeral grudgingly/reluctantly disciplined camp particularly unified job prejudice success integrated successful assistant imperious/bossy respect captain spirit tragedy Hall of Fame champions paralysed