Introduction to REACT to FILM - Middle School

Expose. Engage. Inspire.
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Introduction to REACT to FILM - Middle School
New
Rating: 5.0 out of 5 (1 rating)
893 students
Definition of documentary, film elements, and exploration of bias and perspective.

Requirements

  • Basic reading comprehension and writing skills

Description

Are you a middle school teacher looking to integrate film and social justice into your curriculum? Are you a parent who would like to supplement your child's education with additional online civics resources? This course will kickstart your student's REACT to FILM experience.  It will prepare your student with the foundation needed to further explore social issues including race, gender, the environment, gun violence, and more through watching and reacting to social issue documentary films.  Start here to learn what documentary film is, some background on human rights, and how to look out for bias to evaluate content critically.

Who this course is for:

  • Middle School
  • Grades 7-8
  • Beginner Civic Engagement and/or Film students

Course content

5 sections • 7 lectures • 30m total length
  • Introduction & Expectations
    09:00
  • Civic Engagement Brainstorm
    1 question

Instructor

Action Civics Course Empowering Middle/High School Students
REACT to FILM
  • 4.5 Instructor Rating
  • 4 Reviews
  • 2,373 Students
  • 2 Courses

EMPOWERING TEACHERS AND INSPIRING STUDENTS THROUGH DOCUMENTARY FILM.

The REACT to FILM High School curriculum is custom designed to educate and empower today's youth through documentary film. Our courses encourage participation and activism by focusing on the most pressing global issues facing our planet.

REACT to FILM educates youth through the power of documentary film to be engaged social citizens of the world.

Our curricular resources allow schools to educate on a spectrum of social ailments from the psychosocial effects of war to nutrition, from gun policy to gender inequity, from conflict mediation to homelessness.

Leveraging the best issue-based filmmaking to promote social responsibility and spark civic engagement, REACT to FILM is a platform of educational programs in high schools and colleges.