- Begin Final Unit: Defining Style.
- Review EA2, p. 145.
- Introduce Cinematic Techniques (Film Techniques and Terminology F 07.pptx, Film Terms.docx). Establishing shots: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Axt0nETgEXo.
- Watch Tim Burton’s short film Vincent, and discuss style (Activity #4, p. 149). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fxQcBKUPm8o.
- Meet with The Night Circus groups.
- View Visible Voices video of film techniques (Visible Voices viewing guide.docx).
- Watch 12:17-16:14 of Raising Arizona, in silence, identifying techniques used.
- View Tim Burton’s Movie Montage (1982-2005), listing stylistic techniques characteristic of Burton (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r2Td4jALENU&t=5s).
- Watch “What if Tim Burton Directed Frozen?” and discuss stylistic changes (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJTmMmLzXAQ).
- Activity 2.12: Read “Tim Burton: Wickedly Funny, Grotesquely Humorous” (pp. 150-152) and create main idea sentence on p. 152.
- Activity 2.13: Read the excerpt from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, pp. 153-154, and complete the table identifying mood and the stylistic elements that contribute to it.
- Distinguish between tone and mood.
- Continue Activity 2.13; read passage 2 from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and complete the text-dependent questions.
- Complete the tone chart on p.158 and “The Language of Style Analysis” p.159.
- Watch the beginning of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory; jigsaw the cinematic techniques to take film notes on Burton’s style.
- Groups share findings from the “close viewing” then discuss Burton’s style.
- Groups compose responses to one of the questions on p.160 (teacher assigned; differentiated).
- Activity 2.14: Revisiting Wonka: Thinking about Effect (p. 162).
- Jigsaw cinematic techniques and review scenes 10-12 in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
- Quickwrite response: What effect does Burton want to create in the scene at home and in the scene in front of the factory? What choices does Burton make to create these effects?
- Groups: create a scene and then apply five cinematic techniques to the scene (#2 p.162); create a two-column graphic organizer (cinematic technique/intended effect); present the scene to the class.
- Class summary: groups identify the most successful technique for producing your intended effect.