Media Literacy updates

Week Thirteen Syllabus Update

Week Thirteen (11.30-12.4):


 Continue with our viewing and analysis of Pleasantville. We will continue to use the backchannel link found below:

Pleasantville backchannel

Wednesday (shortened classes):

Xavier will bring his song of the day. We will need a volunteer for next Friday. OR, if groups need it, some final time for groups to shoot and/or edit their two-minute films. Our film festival will be on Thursday, December 3.


Two-minute film presentations. Followed by group self-assessments using the following categories:

Use of class time


Technical quality (composition, camera work, acting, lighting, editing, sound)

Number of different shots

With any remaining time, we will continue viewing Pleasantville.


Continue our viewing and analysis of Pleasantville.

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