Spellbound Essential Questions:
Monday, January 7
Discuss the following Assignments:
Topic: 1999 Spelling Bee National Championship
How does opening series of clips set the tone? What is the effect of the music?
Cringer: Mr. and Mrs. McGarraugh, ranch owners, what’s revealed about the McGarraughs in what’s left unsaid: “He’s a real good Mexican. They’re not all bums and tramps, you know. There’s a lot of good ones mixed in them.”
Tuesday and Wednesday, January 8 & 9
Use cinematic features to make supported inferences and draw conclusions.
Choose, develop and implement appropriate strategies based upon the writing task.
Identify, explain, and support with specific examples from a film.
Watch the movie. Work on Journal #2 after each section passes.