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V FOR VENDETTA

 

poster trimmed

 

Rich with teaching possibilities, V For Vendetta is complex, controversial and never other than interesting.

 

Ideal for senior students who will enjoy a film that challenges them to think.

 

The Teaching Guide has 139 pages; CD comes with many extras.

 

CONTENTS:

 

Teaching Guide

 

Study Programme

 

Introduction

3

Introduction

2

Suggested teaching plan

4

Useful Background

3

Plot Summary

6

After the First Viewing

4

Scene-by-scene commentary

7

Initial Quiz

5

After the First Viewing

26

Analysing the Plot

6

Initial Quiz Answers

27

Narrative Structure

7

Plot Analysis

28

Close Reading Checklist

9

Narrative Structure

29

Film Technique Checklist

10

Methods of Story-telling

32

Close Reading Task Sheets

11

Motifs and Symbols

33

Styles of Film-making

16

Post-modern Allusions

35

Motif, Symbol and Allusion

17

Close Reading Answer Guide

37

Design and Setting

18

Editing: the Pattern of Scenes

46

Lighting

19

Close Reading the Language of Film

47

Characterisation Checklist

20

Scene Analysis: Opening Scenes

48

Characterisation Tasks

21

Scene Analysis: V's Address

54

Is V a Terrorist?

22

Valerie's Story

55

Responding to the Critics

23

Film Styles and Lighting Answers

56

Useful Quotations

25

Design and Setting Answers

57

Cast List and Facts

28

Production Design Notes

59

The Complex Makeup of a Movie

29

Character Notes

61

Scene List

30

Themes

65

Glossary of Film Terms

32

Theme Notes

66

Write-on Worksheets

 

The Music

68

Study Record

35

Special Effects

69

Plot Outline

36

Genre

70

V's Introduction

38

Quotation Test

73

Methods of Story-telling

39

Test and Worksheet Answers

74

Match-up Quiz

40

Interesting Trivia

76

Scene Analysis: Opening Scenes

41

Unit outline

77

Scene Analysis: V's Address

48

 

 

Scene Analysis: Natalie's Story

50

 

 

Scene-by-Scene Worksheets

52

 

 

Appendix: Examining the Exposition

62

 

 

 

 

CD Extras:  Photo Gallery; Adapting the Graphic Novel; Designing the Costumes; from the Director; Graphic Design; 'The Road to Dystopia'; the paintings

 

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