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Today’s Checklist Stand Your Ground essay outline Prep for test on Stand Your Ground (tomorrow and Friday) Movie trailer composition Library next week – make your own trailer!
Stand Your Ground Thesis The argument that you will prove in your essay BadBetterBest Jonathan is an important character in Stand Your Ground. Jonathan changes a lot. From the beginning to the end of Stand Your Ground, Jonathan matures significantly.
Stand Your Ground Topic sentences The umbrella for each paragraph At the beginning of the novel, Jonathan is immature, lacks moral direction, and is inconsiderate. 12 3
Trailer composition When you work with others, be sure you remain focused…like these two!these two Sort the terms into chronological order What element come first, second…last in a film trailer? Watch this trailer for hintstrailer
Trailer composition Say we are making a trailer for Snow White Create your own trailer outline for a fairy tale, e.g. Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast, Hansel and Gretel OR For the trailer you will make!
The importance of trailers What are the responsibilities of advertisers and creators of these movie marketing campaigns? Why are some scenes that are in the trailer left out of the movie? What viewing strategies can youth use to identify the filmmaker’s message?
When trailers go wrong For example, in 2005 the movie trailer for Pan’s Labyrinth was screened in cinemas. Unfortunately, many viewers thought the film would be similar to The Chronicles of Narnia (which had just been released), since the selected scenes showed fantastical creatures and featured a young girl protagonist. ] To the horror of some parents who took their children to see Pan’s Labyrinth, this movie was a warped fairy tale with graphic violence. Audience members depend on movie advertising to make predictions and gauge interest.