LESSON PLANS BASED ON SHORTS AND
ON CLIPS FROM FILM, MOVIES, AND VIDEO
Full-Length Movies — Short Subjects — Movie Clips — Film Clips — Video Clips — Snippets
Each Lesson Plan on this Index uses a short subject, clip or snippet which is 40 minutes or less.
The suggested ages for the Snippet Lesson Plan are shown in brackets.
Introducing the Poetry of Edgar Allan Poe Using Film Clips from The Simpsons (The Raven) and The Ladykillers (To Helen)
[14+; snippets: 8 minutes; lesson: from one to three 45-55 minute classes, depending on the assignments given]
Using “Sinner Man” in Song and in Dance to Enliven the Study of the Sermon, Enhance its Meaning, Demonstrate the Metaphorical Nature of Artistic Expression, and Foster Appreciation for the Arts (U.S. 1629 – 1750; ELA — American Literature, Metaphor; Music; Dance) [15+; 3 minutes, played several times]
Comparing Hawthorne’s “Young Goodman Brown” with the Rolling Stones’ “Sympathy for the Devil”
[14+; snippet: 8 minutes; lesson: one 45 – 55 minute class period]