Essential Questions for Winged Migration:
- How is the movie organized?
- What different camera points of view are used in this movie? What is the effect of each?
- What does the motif of human interference reveal about a theme?
- What is the theme of this movie?
- How does the aesthetic appeal of the movie contribute to the overall effect?
- For your chosen bird, report on all of the following categories: characteristics, habitats, feeding habits, reproduction, migration details, bird watching, and at least one or two things you learned when you visited the links.
- What is the effect of the sparse narration?
- What is our responsibility, if any, to nature?
Read through and discuss this information on the “Winged Migration” webpage:
Motif = a recurring element (text, image, setting) which symbolizes a topic. Essentially, a motif is a medium through which a narrative theme is conveyed.
Juxtaposition = the contiguous positioning of either two images, characters, objects, or two scenes in sequence, in order to compare and contrast them, or establish a relationship between them.
Please complete Part 2 of 4 Nature journals.