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Advanced Projects in the Visual Arts: Personal Narrative, Spring 2004
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Investigates conceptual and formal issues in different media or between media such as sculpture, photography, and video. Explores issues of representation, interpretation, and meaning, and how they relate to historical, social and cultural context.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Visual Arts
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
MIT
Provider Set:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Author:
Gibbons, Joe
Date Added:
01/01/2004
Arab Culture Through Literature and Film
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Arab Culture through Literature and Film is a five unit high school curriculum that provides students with knowledge and tools toanalyze and understand the Arab world. The materials utilize a student-centered pedagogical approach that promotes critical thinking and respect and encourages engaged global citizenship. Through this curriculum, students will recognize shared themes across the region and gain a sense of the rich diversity inherent to the multidimensional cultures of the Arab world. Students will study life and culture in the Arab world and engage with primary sources including films, short stories, and poems. Exposing students to Arab voices and putting human faces on the Arab world will increase understanding and tolerance in the American classroom.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Literature
World Cultures
Cultural Geography
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Reading
Unit of Study
Provider:
Portland State University
Qatar Foundation International
Provider Set:
Middle East Studies Center
Date Added:
10/17/2013
Audio Engineers: Sound Weavers
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In this lesson, students are introduced to audio engineers. They discover in what type of an environment audio engineers work and exactly what they do on a day-to-day basis. Students come to realize that audio engineers help produce their favorite music and movies.

Subject:
Engineering
Physics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Provider Set:
TeachEngineering
Author:
Janet Yowell
Malinda Schaefer Zarske
Michael Bendewald
Date Added:
09/18/2014
Bee Movie Maker
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Lights, camera, action! Well maybe not a Hollywood movie, there is a lot to be learned by filming bees. Dr. Biology talks with bee movie maker and neurobiologist Brian Smith. Listen in as the two talk about bees, Bee Movie, and even take trip inside a beehive to check out what is buzzing.

Subject:
Biology
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Arizona State University School of Life Sciences
Provider Set:
Ask A Biologist
Author:
CJ Kazilek
Sabine Deviche
Date Added:
09/23/2009
Book 1, Birth of Rock. Chapter 10, Lesson 4: Rock and Roll Goes To the Movies
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In this lesson, students assume the role of entertainment industry professionals responsible for marketing a selection of movies from the early Rock and Roll era. Following an examination of trailers, posters, newspaper articles, and the Motion Picture Production Code of 1930, students will present to the class on the various stakeholders that helped shape the way Rock and Roll culture was introduced to mainstream movie audiences in the 1950s.

Subject:
Performing Arts
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
TeachRock
Date Added:
09/03/2019
Cover to Cover: Comparing Books to Movies
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Students compare and analyze novels and the movies adapted from them. They design new DVD covers and a related insert for the movies, reflecting their response to the movie version.

Subject:
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
Reading Foundation Skills
Reading Informational Text
Reading Literature
Speaking and Listening
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Unit of Study
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Provider Set:
ReadWriteThink
Date Added:
08/23/2013
Critical Language Service (YouTube Channel)
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Critical Language Service offers playlists with video lessons that explain the material in Alif Baa, Al-Kitaab 1 (through lesson 11), and a series on Egyptian vocabulary. Videos designed for the Alif Baa series focus on stories to illustrate new vocabulary while the series designed for Al-Kitaab explains grammatical concepts introduced in the books, and demonstrate proper pronunciation. They also offer a playlist of 60 cartoon episodes in Arabic.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Critical Language Service
Date Added:
10/14/2013
El Cine / The movie theatre, Spanish Intermediate High
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Students will chat about popular movies and TV shows. They will discuss their opinions and preferences regarding movies and TV shows. Students will also decide appropriate ways to provide recommendations about what to watch.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Amber Hoye
Gabby Bates
Abby Cain
Alejandra Garcia
Sue Juarez
Mardy Morales
Borja Aguilera
Camille Daw
Mimi Fahnstrom
Date Added:
11/19/2019
Engineering Out of Harry Situations: The Science Behind Harry Potter
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Under the "The Science Behind Harry Potter" theme, a succession of diverse complex scientific topics are presented to students through direct immersive interaction. Student interest is piqued by the incorporation of popular culture into the classroom via a series of interactive, hands-on Harry Potter/movie-themed lessons and activities. They learn about the basics of acid/base chemistry (invisible ink), genetics and trait prediction (parseltongue trait in families), and force and projectile motion (motion of the thrown remembrall). In each lesson and activity, students are also made aware of the engineering connections to these fields of scientific study.

Subject:
Engineering
Life Science
Genetics
Mathematics
Chemistry
Physics
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Provider Set:
TeachEngineering
Author:
Christine Hawthorne
Rachel Howser
Date Added:
09/18/2014
Introduction to Video, Spring 2004
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Introduction to video editing and interface devices. Explores video as an environmental, editorial and narrative form. Looks at issues of interpretation, meaning, expression and how they relate to historical, social, and cultural issues.

Subject:
Architecture and Design
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
MIT
Provider Set:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Author:
Gibbons, Joe
Date Added:
01/01/2004
Student Theater, Advanced-Mid, ASL
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Students will review what theatrical interpreters consider when signing live performances. After creating a list together, students will be grouped into two or three, analyze their movie clip and work together to interpret it. Students will learn more about interpreting live performances, and how to best interpret performances.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Amber Hoye
Sarra Foerster
Camille Daw
Mimi Fahnstrom
Date Added:
12/10/2019
Time Clauses with When, Before, After -- Movie Segment
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This activity is a good review for adult or teen ESL learners on time clauses. The movie, In Time, is set in a futuristic world where time is the currency. After ten questions on what happens before or after another, there are three interesting discussion questions.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Author:
Johanna Wolfe
Date Added:
01/28/2016
Un programa nuevo / A new television program - Spanish, Intermediate High
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Students will discuss and give reasons for their preferences and interests. They will practice discussing characters, plots, and elements of programs they already enjoy. Students will also decide appropriate ways to share their ideas in creating a new television program with a small group.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Amber Hoye
Gabby Bates
Abby Cain
Alejandra Garcia
Sue Juarez
Mardy Morales
Borja Aguilera
Camille Daw
Mimi Fahnstrom
Date Added:
11/19/2019
Visual Histories: German Cinema 1945 to Present, Fall 2003
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This course is an invitation to German film-making since the end of the Second World War. We investigate how German cinema captured the atmosphere of the immediate post-war years and discuss extensively major works of the "New German Cinema" of the Sixties and Seventies. We also look at examples of East Germany's film production and finally observe the very different roads German cinema has been taking from the 1990's into the present.

Subject:
Film and Music Production
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
MIT
Provider Set:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Author:
Widdig, Bernd
Date Added:
01/01/2003
Vocabulary Words: Media and the Arts
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This list presents a basic set of vocabulary words that deal with categories of media and the arts, including verbs and nouns that deal with cinema, song, dance, plays, and film criticism. The list also contains verbs and nouns that cover key aspects of broadcast media. The majority of words contained within the website are nouns, and some verbs are interspersed. The words and verbs are presented in both Modern Standard Arabic and Egyptian colloquial. All words feature Arabic script and transliteration.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Arabic Desert Sky
Date Added:
09/17/2013
We Love Arabic - Resources for Learners and Teachers of Arabic
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This blog is devoted to providing resources to teachers and students of Arabic. The website is run by an Arabic-English-Russian teacher and translator living in the U.K. This blog aims to share cultural and topical resources with lots of ideas for Arabic lessons or for studying alone. It also contains reviews of online resources and books, details of Arabic-language events, recommendations of novels, films, music, and so forth. The author also occasionally posts information about jobs. The blog is searchable.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Literature
World Cultures
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
We Love Arabic
Date Added:
10/14/2013
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The movie theatre, English Template Intermediate High
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Students will chat about popular movies and TV shows. They will discuss their opinions and preferences regarding movies and TV shows. Students will also decide appropriate ways to provide recommendations about what to watch.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Amber Hoye
Camille Daw
Mimi Fahnstrom
Date Added:
12/10/2019
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A new television program - English Template, Intermediate High
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Students will discuss and give reasons for their preferences and interests. They will practice discussing characters, plots, and elements of programs they already enjoy. Students will also decide appropriate ways to share their ideas in creating a new television program with a small group.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Amber Hoye
Camille Daw
Mimi Fahnstrom
Date Added:
12/10/2019