TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

FILM STUDY GUIDE FOR TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
SEEING THE FILM THROUGH THE LENS OF MEDIA LITERACY



INTRODUCTION

FRAMEWORK FOR ANALYZING FILM

MEDIA LITERACY

USING TKAM  
ON DVD


CORRELATION TO
TEACHING 
STANDARDS


LANGUAGE OF FILM

SYMBOLISM

LIGHTING

CAMERA SHOTS

EDITING

MUSIC

SOUND EFFECTS

SCREENWRITING

SCREENPLAY

SETTING & 
ART DIRECTION

SCENE ANALYSIS

MOVIE REVIEW

GLOSSARY

MOVIE MARKETING

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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SCREENPLAY

It might be helpful for students to study a page from the screenplay for "To Kill A Mockingbird."  Students should also notice that screenwriter Foote includes not only the dialogue, but also directions, which appear below in italics.

Screenplay 1963  A Pakula-Mulligan, Brentwood Productions Picture
above 1997 To Kill A Mockingbird: The Screenplay, McDougal Littell


Recommended Website
Read the entire TKAM screenplay here

Other pages from the screenplay can be found here

Recommended Texts
To Kill A Mockingbird screenplay

To Kill A Mockingbird screenplay and related readings

2003 Frank W. Baker