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ACTIVITY: Pacing: Lesson for Exhibition (Exhibition)

Project: Comparatively Speaking

SUMMARY

Goals

Understand the value of pacing

 

Details

Duration: 30 minutes

Assessments: Student discussions, Student writing

 

Description

We taught students this lesson as they began to write their scripts. It give them a clear idea on how writing for film needed a specific pace.

We watched and discussed 3 media clips that displayed various pacing levels.

Students read "Heart Trouble" by William C. Martell and discussed the intricacies he was talking about in terms of pacing in films.

ACTIVITY RESOURCES

(e.g. rubrics, examplars, websites, etc.)

Pacing
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REFLECTIONS & COMMENTS

Author Reflections

This is a quick and powerful lesson. It can mean the difference between a show that drags on and one that is engaging.