FILM STUDY: Hotel Rwanda
Studied as a visual text, with an included exploration of cinematography, mis en scene and montage followed by a piece of analytical writing and and ethical debate
Analytical Writing – A written scene analysis demonstrating a sophisticated understanding of the links between cinematographic choices and audience interpretation.
Formal Debate – Addressing in a formal debate, the role of the UN in the 1992 Rwandan Genocide
Thinking Focus and Extension
Political Problem SolvingEngaging in the complex international politics surrounding the Rwandan Genocide in 1992 and exploring the role of the UN at the time, and at present. YEAR 9 LEARNING PLAN 2012
We have launched our student blogging scheme – the classroom is equipped with brand new iPads and every student has their own blog.
We’ve already been visited by teachers from other schools to find out how it all works. It is shaping up to be our best year yet in Year 9 English, so lock in and enjoy the ride!
Arising after their veiwing and analysis of the film “Hotel Rwanda” these Year 9 Students debated the issue of whether […]
This presentation guides the students to explore rhetorical devices that can be employed to persuade an audience to agree with […]
As a continuation of our year’s theme of politics, conflict and identity we have been exploring film techniques and studying […]