January 15, 2018 | Author: Anonymous | Category: Arts & Humanities, Performing Arts, Drama
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FILM FESTIVAL! Click on the movie screen to enter the Film Festival!

TABLE OF CONTENTS • • • • • • • • • • • • • •

Slide 1 – Title Page Slide 2 – Table of Contents Slide 3 – Objectives Slide 4 – American Movie Culture Slide 5-7 – Movie Vocabulary Slide 8-11 – Movie Genres Slide 12-16 – Movie Quiz Slide 17 – Intermission Slide 18-19 – Movie Activity Slide 20 – Act it Out Slide 21 – The End Slide 22 – Credits Slide 23 – Cut! Try Again! Slide 24 – Great Job! o

Click on the arrow throughout the slide show to go on to the next slide.

OBJECTIVES • Students will be able to identify different movie genres.

• Students will be able to describe a movie using new vocabulary. • Students will be able to demonstrate their knowledge of vocabulary and characteristics of different movie genres.

American Movie Culture • Americans love going to the movies! • American movie studios make hundreds of movies every year. • There are many different kinds of movies that interest different people. • Although movies are different from each other, they are made up of the same basic parts.

Movie Vocabulary To hear the pronunciation, point your mouse over the words in bold. The kind of movie is called the genre.

The setting of the movie is the background. This could be a specific place, like a city, a school, or a another planet.

The period of time is where it takes place, like the past, present, or future.

The plot is what the movie is about.

The actors are the people who are in the movie.

In a movie, the actors play characters.

Movie Vocabulary FOR EXAMPLE: THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION The genre is a drama.

The setting of the movie is Shawshank Prison.

It takes place in 1947.

The plot is about a man The actors are Tim who was wrongly Robbins and convicted of murder and Morgan Freeman. ordered to serve 2 life sentences. He never gives up hope to escape.

Tim Robbins plays Andy, the man who was wrongly convicted. Morgan Freeman plays a prisoner who becomes friends with Andy while at Shawshank Prison.

Movie Vocabulary There are many different movie genres. Below is a list with some of their basic features. Then the following slides look at genres more closely. o o o o o o o o

Comedy Action Science-fiction Horror Drama Animated Musical Romantic Comedy


very funny stunts & fight scenes spaceships, outer space, aliens very scary, monsters very serious movie cartoon singing & dancing funny movies about love

Movie Genres COMEDY Comedies are very funny movies that are designed to make us laugh!

ACTION Action movies are high-energy and contain lots of stunts and fight scenes. http://www.filmsite.org/genres.html

Movie Genres MUSICAL In a musical there is always a lot of singing and dancing!

SCIENCE-FICTION Sci-Fi movies are very imaginative. The setting is usually on another planet or a far-away land with unknown aliens. They usually take place far into the future. http://www.filmsite.org/genres.html

Movie Genres HORROR Horror movies are made to scare you! There’s usually a monster!

DRAMA These movies are very serious with powerful characters and a strong plot. http://www.filmsite.org/genres.html

Movie Genres ROMANTIC COMEDY The plot of romantic comedies is usually about two people who fall in love and have funny things happen to them.

ANIMATED An animated movie looks like a cartoon. The characters can be human or animals. It’s common for famous actors to provide the voices for some of the characters. http://www.filmsite.org/genres.html

Movie Quiz! DIRECTIONS: • There are 4 slides in the Movie Quiz. • For each slide, click on the answer you think is correct. • Click on the popcorn & movie tickets to enter the Movie Quiz!

Movie Quiz! Question 1. Which one is NOT a movie genre? PLOT


Movie Quiz! Question 2. A movie that has a lot of singing and dancing is called a: HORROR



Movie Quiz! Question 3. Look at the image from a movie below. Which genre does it belong to?




Movie Quiz! Question 4. Watch the movie clip. Which genre does it belong to?




Intermission! • Excellent job on the Movie Quiz! You’re getting rave reviews!! • There’s more movie entertainment on the way! • Click on the movie camera to see what’s coming up next!

Movie Activity! 1. Get into groups of 2. 2. On a separate sheet of paper, design a word web about a movie you’ve seen. Then, describe it to your partner. 3. Use the word web on the next slide as a guide.

Movie Activity Word Web It’s a _____ (genre)

It’s about ____ (plot) _______ is in it. (actors) MOVIE TITLE

It’s set in ______ (background)

He/She plays ____ (character) I ___________ (your opinion)

Act it out! Now it’s your turn to be in a movie! 1. Get into groups of 4 2. Each group will choose a well-known movie. 3. Decide on a scene that best represents the movie, the plot, and the genre. 4. One person in the group will narrate the setting and when the movie takes place. The others will be the actors and will act out the scene. 5. The other teams have to guess the movie AND the genre, and the actors, if they know them. 6. Be imaginative! The team that has the most correct guesses wins movie tickets!

Great Job!

Credits • •

http://www.filmsite.org/genres.html - film genre information http://www.5minuteenglish.com/apr23.htm - film genre information & general vocabulary



IMAGES • • • • • • • • •

http://www.miamibeach411.com/news/ace-ventura - Ace Venture image http://www.rankopedia.com/Best-Die-Hard-Movie/Step1/6616/.htm – Die Hard image http://www.mymusiclists.com/albums/greatest-movie-sountracks-scores/ Star Wars image http://celebratiesrock.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoid=81286869 – Mamma Mia http://www.mediacitygroove.com/awritersgroove/tag/novels- Nightmare on Elm Street http://www.impawards.com/1991/silence_of_the_lambs_ver2.html - Silence of the Lambs http://www.amazon.com/Lion-King-Movie-Collection/dp/B0002V7T5Q - Lion King http://www.channel24.co.za/Movies/Features/Pretty-Woman-20081201 - Pretty Woman http://atrevathan.piratepup.com/2010/01/16/the-little-mermaid/ Little Mermaid

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