Interesting film, and flawed in a number of ways.
How does analysis of character lead to a deeper understanding of text? Part 1 Tell students to think of a memorable character from a book, short story, or graphic novel. You may wish to provide a list of characters that have been discussed in class.
Then ask students to explain how they came up with this description. Guide students to see that their responses generally fall into three categories: Encourage students to be active readers by looking for clues to character development as they read. Review the elements of the short story: Explain that students will fill out a profile for each main character in the story and that the profiles will help to analyze how the author develops the characters.
Ask students to look for specific details from the story that support each section of the profile. Point out that a story may have multiple conflicts.
Have one student in each group record the results. Ask students to decide what the most important conflict is and circle it. If necessary, review that the climax is the turning point of the story, the moment when the conflict is most intense.
Ask groups to report their themes. Why do you think so? Ask if the theme they have chosen is directly related to the climax.
Discuss the complexity of the relationships among literary elements. Have small groups choose a section of the story that includes dialogue and reenact the scene through role-play. Encourage students to write a journal entry in which they explore what Dee means and how Mama interprets it.
Have students watch excerpts from a movie with a strong theme, such as Star Wars. Point out that the main theme concerns the triumph of good over evil. Discuss how the conflict between the main characters is related to the theme.
Ask students to role-play a meeting of two characters from other texts. Related Instructional Videos Note: Video playback may not work on all devices. Instructional videos haven't been assigned to the lesson plan.Choose three characters from the movie crash and compare their relationship elements based on social status, gender dynamics, age, race and tolerance of uncertainty.
Crash (Jerry Spinelli) Summary & Study Guide Jerry Spinelli This Study Guide consists of approximately 66 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Crash (Jerry Spinelli).
Crash is a very sexually explicit film, but if you buy or rent this movie expecting it to be an evening's erotic entertainment, you are going to be disappointed, because it is also an anti-erotic film. Crash Questions and Answers.
The Question and Answer section for Crash is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel. Crash is a good movie, but it tries too hard to throw racism in our faces as we watch the film.
Director/writer Paul Haggis has a point to make about underlying beliefs and actions driven by racism, and puts forth some believable and sadly realistic scenarios, but his handling of the subject is too awkward and raw at various points in the film. May 16, · Caught a screening of "Crash" () over the weekend at the Clearview, 62nd & 1st Ave.
Interesting film, and flawed in a number of ways. In case you've missed it, the basic premise of the film is the intersecting lives of strangers viewed through an auto crash in .