Reflection: Student Ownership The Theme of Nostalgia: Film Analysis & Critical Viewing - Section 3: "Midnight in Paris": Presenting Nostalgia in Video (Characterization Focus)


Unfortunately, being the fist day back from Spring Break, student participation was lacking. A struggle many teachers have to deal with, the students were lethargic and chatty with each other, but not in class. Getting them focused and willing to share the above ideas took much patience as they processed, and I rephrased the questions. Flexibility with the students on days like today is needed, as one encourages their students to take ownership of the material, as these students have done. 

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The Theme of Nostalgia: Film Analysis & Critical Viewing

Unit 16: Literacy: The Theme of Nostalgia in Text and Film
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Objective: SWBAT determine how a common theme (nostalgia) emerges over the course of a film and is shaped by specific details, comparing its development to "The Great Gatsby."

Big Idea: “It's a feeling like nostalgia, keeps me turning back to you, and a feeling like nostalgia for the dreams that we once knew” – “Nostalgia” by MIRROR, featuring Dave Gahan

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