Film Connections – Ancient Greece

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Film Choices:
– 300
– Troy
– Alexander
– Clash of the Titans
– The Odyssey

Summarize the storyline of the film…

 

 

Who are the main characters of the film…

 

 

Using your text and other sources, summarize the time period in which the film takes place…

 

 

Apply any event or person in the film that can use the theme, “The same conditions always produce the same results” to connect this event or person to today and/or the future.

 

 

Apply any event or person in the film that can use the theme, “The only thing new in the world is the history you didn’t know” to connect this event or person to today and/or the future.

 

 

Apply any event or person in the film that can use the theme, “The importance of history is realizing its presence” to connect this event or person to today and/or the future.

 

 

 

 

FILM CONNECTION
SCORING RUBRIC

Score of ‘A’:
•Shows a thorough understanding of the film and its connection to the time period
•Addresses all aspects of the questions found in the tables
•Shows an ability to analyze, evaluate, compare, and/or contrast issues and events
•Richly supports film with relevant facts, examples, and details from the film and term sheet
•Well-developed answers to questions, consistently demonstrating a logical and clear plan of organization
•Makes clear connections between the film/time period to today via our historical themes

Score of ‘B’:
•Shows a good understanding of the film and its connection to the time period
•Addresses all aspects of the questions found in the tables
•Shows an ability to analyze, evaluate, compare, and/or contrast issues and events
•Adequately supports film with relevant facts, examples, and details from the film and term sheet
•Solid answers to questions, consistently demonstrating a logical and clear plan of organization
•Makes basic connections between the film/time period to today via our historical themes

Score of ‘C’:
•Shows a satisfactory understanding of the film and its connection to the time period
•Addresses most aspects of the questions found in the tables
•Shows some ability to analyze, evaluate, compare, and/or contrast issues and events
•Somewhat supports film with relevant facts, examples, and details from the film and term sheet
•Basic answers to questions, consistently demonstrating a logical and clear plan of organization
•Makes few connections between the film/time period to today via our historical themes

Score of ‘D’:
•Shows a limited understanding of the film and its connection to the time period
•Attempts to address aspects of the questions found in the tables, but is inadequate
•Shows faulty ability to analyze, evaluate, compare, and/or contrast issues and events
•Shows little support for film with relevant facts, examples, and details from the film and term sheet
•Inadequate answers to questions, consistently demonstrating a logical and clear plan of organization
•Makes next to no connections between the film/time period to today via our historical themes

Score of ‘F’:
•Shows no understanding of the film and its connection to the time period
•Does not address aspects of the questions found in the tables, but is inadequate
•Shows no ability to analyze, evaluate, compare, and/or contrast issues and events
•Shows no support for film with relevant facts, examples, and details from the film and term sheet
•Provides no or little answers to questions, consistently demonstrating a logical and clear plan of organization
•Makes no connections between the film/time period to today via our historical themes
* Fails to address the themes, is illegible, or is a blank paper

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