Modern day storytelling is wrapped up in consumerism. It is the endless stream of television shows on Netflix and other streaming devices, or film franchises such as Marvel that adapt comic book storylines to blockbuster cinematic experience. Stories, now more than ever, are built around fiscal return. This observation is not troublesome. The fact that we as humans are motivated to consume stories means that they are meaningful and connect with us on a personal level. Storytelling is an essential tool for exploring our experiences as humans.
Month: September 2021
Your Simple Guide To Essay Writing – Skyfall Film Study
Skyfall is an exciting spy film that offers a deep discussion about the representation of masculinity and femininity in film. In this blog, I will outline how to teach essay writing to students who are studying the film Skyfall. When introducing students to an essay, it is essential that they understand the structure of the essay.
Vocabulary Building Quiz: Challenging our students to think outside the box
Vocabulary Building Quiz: Challenging our students to think outside the box When teaching vocabulary, it is far too easy to fall into the habit of presenting a definition and an example. Rinse and repeat. We don’t have to do this to ourselves, or our students. Recently, I found myself thinking about ways to revise filmic … Continue reading Vocabulary Building Quiz: Challenging our students to think outside the box
Year 12 ATAR Syllabus Checklist
Year 12 is a stressful time for both students and teachers alike. How do you ensure that you have covered all the material necessary for students to be prepared for assessments and examinations?
Fear in The Tell Tale Heart
Fear in The Tell Tale Heart The Situation You are introducing The Tell Tale Heart as part of a Gothic study. The Solution Gothic is mutually connected with the notion of fear. For the purpose of this lesson, we will look at how fear affects the body and how we can replicate this fear in … Continue reading Fear in The Tell Tale Heart