Halloween: An Exploration of Horror and Halloween Films (One Time Class)
This class will discuss the specific use of elements in Halloween themed films including family friendly films and horror movies.
US Grade 8 - 11
Students will learn how films work specifically in regards to Halloween themed specials, slasher films, and horror films. Students will learn how film elements work and what is significant to a certain genre. "Campyness" will also be discussed since Halloween specials tend to be more on the "campy" side. Various clips will be shown and discussed within the classroom from various movies and Halloween specials from television shows. Brief description of the culture around Rocky Horror Picture...
Students should learn about how films work and have their eyes opened to aspects of popular culture
My degree has involved learning about film studies and vigorously analyzing various texts. I like to teach these skills to others using fun subject material; I learned better when I was able to work with films/texts that I enjoyed.
Assessments OfferedLearner progress is assessed by participation
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Class will include clips of scenes from horror films and some thrasher films - content will involve gory themes as it is very prevalent in these types of films. See above for specific content.
Meet the teacher
As human beings, we are always consuming popular culture. Streaming services like Netflix, Disney+, and Hulu have taken over our televisions with entertaining original series. As an Outschool teacher and avid binge-watcher, I create courses using...
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Live video meetings
3-10 learners per class