Film Response to “Civilizations PBS Light and Color”
Watch the film, Color and Light, from the Civilizations series.
Take notes, closely, throughout the film making sure to write down the names, places, and ideas discussed. Write down any vocabulary terms you do not know the definition of.
If you miss any of the films they are available on Kanopy.
Write your response based on the four prompts below.
You will be required to write at least three to five sentences for each of the four prompts.
Make sure to consult with the writing center or edit your responses through an editor such as Grammarly.com before submitting.
As you are watching the film take detailed notes.
Include quotes from the film.
You will need to access an article or journal from the library database and include some relevant information in your responses.
Make sure to cite the reference as described in the presentation by Lindsey.
Type your responses in the following format:
a. What does the text have to do with you, personally, and with your life (past, present or future)?
Your responses. Your responses. Your responses. Your responses. Your responses.
You will be graded on the required amount of information, spelling, grammar, usage, and punctuation.
a. Synthesize your notes from the film into themes, concepts, and ideas. ie. What was the film about? What stood out to you? You can focus on one or more aspects of the film.
b. What does the text have to do with you, personally, and with your life (past, present or future)? It is not acceptable to write that the text has NOTHING to do with you since just about everything humans can write has to do in some way with every other human. “Personally” relates to yourself, your family, your friends, your education group, your religion/spiritual group, your workgroup, your nationality, and your political group.
c. How much does the text agree or clash with your view of the world, and what you consider right and wrong? Use several quotes as examples of how it agrees with and supports what you think about the world, about right and wrong, and about what you think it is to be human. Use quotes and examples to discuss how the text disagrees with what you think about the world and about right and wrong.
d. How did you learn, and how much were your views and opinions challenged or changed by this text, if at all? Did the text communicate with you? Why or why not? Give examples of how your views might have changed or been strengthened (or perhaps, of why the text failed to convince you, the way it is). Please do not write “I agree with everything the author wrote,” since everybody disagrees about something, even if it is a tiny point. Use quotes to illustrate your points of challenge, or where you were persuaded, or where it left you cold.
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