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Agenda- Film Studies, Period A

Week 19: Monday, January 18, 2016 - Friday, January 22, 2016
 Date  
 Monday
NO SCHOOL- MLK Day
 TuesdayGThe Hurt Locker (2008);  Optional assignment: Movie review (see Google Classroom)
 WednesdayFWrapping it up    
 ThursdayEWrapping it up;  Film Crit Hulk article
 FridayBDROP DAY

Week 18: Monday, January 11, 2016 - Friday, January 15, 2016
 Date  
 MondayEHayao Miyazaki's Spirited Away (2001); For next Monday, watch Kathryn Bigelow's The Hurt Locker (2008)  ***ON NETFLIX
 TuesdayDJames Marsh's Man on Wire (2008)
 WednesdayCMan on Wire
 ThursdayB DROP DAY
 FridayA Man on Wire;  For Monday, watch The Hurt Locker  ***ALSO STREAMS ON NETFLIX

Week 17: Monday, January 4, 2016 - Friday, January 8, 2016
 Date  
 MondayC The Truman Show; For next Monday, watch Hayao Miyazaki's Spirited Away (2001)
 TuesdayB DROP DAY
 WednesdayA Ethan and Joel Coen's True Grit (2010)
 ThursdayG True Grit
 FridayF True Grit

Week 16: Monday, December 21, 2015 - Friday, December 25, 2015
 Date  
 MondayFDiscuss Raiders of the Lost Ark
 TuesdayEChapters 8-10  of A Short History of Film
 WednesdayDChapters 8-100 of A Short History of Film; For January 4, watch Peter Weir's The Truman Show (1998)
 Thursday
CHRISTMAS VACATION
 Friday
CHRISTMAS VACATION

Week 15: Monday, December 14, 2015 - Friday, December 18, 2015
 Date  
 MondayCForman's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975); For next Monday, watch Spielberg's Raiders of the Lost Ark  (1981)
 TuesdayBDROP DAY
 Wednesday
Tim Burton's   Edward Scissorhands(1990)
 ThursdayAEdward Scissorhands
 FridayGEdward Scissorhands

Week 14: Monday, December 7, 2015 - Friday, December 11, 2015
 Date  
 MondayABlake Edwards's Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961); For next Monday, watch Forman's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)  
 TuesdayGChapter Eight: The 1960s Explosion
 WednesdayFWoody Allen's Annie Hall (1977)
 ThursdayEAnnie Hall
 FridayDAnnie Hall

Week 13: Monday, November 30, 2015 - Friday, December 4, 2015
 Date  
 MondayFAlfred Hitchcock's Rear Window (1954);  For next Monday, watch Blake Edwards's Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
 TuesdayERear Window 
 WednesdayDRear Window 
 ThursdayCRear Window 
 FridayB DROP DAY            For next Monday, watch Blake Edwards's Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)

Week 12: Monday, November 23, 2015 - Friday, November 27, 2015
 Date Agenda
 MondayADUE: Chapter Seven notes (see Google Classroom);  On the Waterfront - Discussion Questions
Homework: Favorite Scene (Due Wednesday- see Google Classroom)
 TuesdayGOn the Waterfront
 WednesdayFNO CLASS - Early Dismissal
 Thursday
NO SCHOOL - Thanksgiving Recess
 Friday
NO SCHOOL - Thanksgiving Recess

Week 11: Monday, November 16, 2015 - Friday, November 20, 2015
 Date Agenda
 MondayFConclude Unit 5: International Cinema Through WWII; Unit 6: Postwar Challenges to the Movies
 TuesdayEElia Kazan's On the Waterfront (1954)
WednesdayDOn the Waterfront;  Homework: Notes on Chapter Seven (Due Monday; see Google Classroom)
 ThursdayCOn the Waterfront
 FridayBDROP DAY

Week 10: Monday, November 9, 2015 - Friday, November 13, 2015
 Date Agenda
 Monday C Double Indemnity;  Homework: Read pp 389-398 of Studlar's "Hard-boiled Film Noir" & be prepared for a discussion Thurs.
 TuesdayBDROP DAY
 Wednesday
NO SCHOOL -- Veterans Day
 ThursdayADouble Indemnity and film noir"Shadows of Suspense" documentary
 FridayGUnit 5: International Cinema Through World War II

Week 9: Monday, November 2, 2015 - Friday, November 6, 2015
 Date Agenda
 MondayA Citizen Kane;  For next Monday, watch Billy Wilder's Double Indemnity (1944)
 TuesdayGCitizen Kane
 WednesdayFGene Kelly and Stanley Donen's Singin' in the Rain (1952)
 ThursdayESingin' in the Rain 
 FridayDSingin' in the Rain;  For Monday, watch Billy Wilder's Double Indemnity (1944)

Week 8: Monday, October 26, 2015 - Friday, October 30, 2015
 Date Agenda
 Monday E  Welles's Citizen Kane (1941)
 TuesdayDCitizen Kane
 Wednesday
PSAT/College Visit Day
 ThursdayCDUE: Your Choice-1940s Film (see Google Classroom); Citizen Kane
 FridayBDROP DAY

Week 7: Monday, October 19, 2015 - Friday, October 23, 2015
 Date Agenda
 Monday C Film analysis- Cinematography and Editing; Homework: Analysis of a scene from Casablanca (see Google Classroom)
 TuesdayBDROP DAY
 WednesdayAFilm analysis
 ThursdayGDUE: Scene Analysis; Film analysis; Homework: Movie Review (see Google Classroom)
 FridayFFilm analysis

Week 6: Monday, October 12, 2015 - Friday, October 16, 2015
 Date Agenda
 Monday  NO SCHOOL — COLUMBUS DAY
 TuesdayFCasablanca; Unit 4 continued
 Wednesday
NO SCHOOL — PROFESSIONAL DAY
 ThursdayEFilm analysis- Cinematography; HW: Watch the following clips on the "Hollywood in the 1930s & 1940s" page: Cary Grant, Fred Astaire & Shirley Temple, Hollywood and the War, Jean Harlow & Clark Gable, 1939: TWOO and GWTW
 FridayDFilm analysis

Week 5: Monday, October 5, 2015 - Friday, October 9, 2015
 Date Agenda
 Monday C Chaplin's Modern Times; Unit 4: Hollywood in the 1930s & 1940s;  Homework: See Google Classroom assignment
 TuesdayBDROP DAY
 WednesdayCNO CLASS — Early Dismissal
 ThursdayGUnit 4 continued;  Homework: See Google Classroom assignment
 FridayDUnit 4 continued;  Homework: For Tuesday, watch Michael Curtiz's Casablanca (1942)

Week 4: Monday, September 28, 2015 - Friday, October 2, 2015
 Date Agenda
 Monday A Fritz Lang's (1931);  Homework: Reviews of Lang's (see Google Classroom)
 TuesdayGChaplin's City Lights (1931)
 WednesdayFDUE: Reviews of Lang's (Google Classroom)City Lights;  For Tuesday's class, watch Chaplin's Modern Times (1936)
 ThursdayECity Lights
 FridayDCity Lights;  For Monday's class, watch Chaplin's Modern Times (1936)

Week 3: Monday, September 21, 2015 - Friday, September 25, 2015
 Date Agenda
 Monday F Conclude Unit 2; For Monday's class, watch Fritz Lang's (1931)
 TuesdayEUnit 3: World Silent Cinema
 WednesdayDUnit 3 continued (Presentations; Clips: Early German Cinema, Dreyer, The Surrealists)
 ThursdayCUnit 3 continued (Presentation; Clip: Sergei Eisenstein)
 FridayBDROP DAY   For Monday's class, watch Fritz Lang's (1931)

Week 2: Monday, September 14, 2015 - Friday, September 18, 2015
 Date Agenda
 Monday D Conclude Unit 1; For Friday's class, watch Buster Keaton's The General (1926) **Streams on Netflix**
 TuesdayCThe Birth of an American Industry
 WednesdayBDROP DAY
 ThursdayAThe Birth of an American Industry (cont.)
 FridayGBuster Keaton

Week 1: Monday, September 7, 2015 - Friday, September 11, 2015
 Date Agenda
 Monday NO SCHOOL- Labor Day
 TuesdayAIntroductory discussion
 WednesdayGClass Policies and Expectations; Website; Google Classroom; Unit 1: The Invention of Movies
 ThursdayFThe Invention of Movies (continued)    
 FridayEA Trip to the Moon and The Great Train Robbery


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