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Into Film is an education organisation providing a unified UK-wide offer for learning through and about film. It is supported by the British Film Institute (BFI) through Lottery funding and its programme includes delivery of the BFI 5-19 education scheme. Into Film's resources range from film discussion guides, to curriculum linked worksheets, lesson plans and presentations. Our resources are tailored to fit the curriculum criteria of each nation, supporting learning outcomes.

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Into Film is an education organisation providing a unified UK-wide offer for learning through and about film. It is supported by the British Film Institute (BFI) through Lottery funding and its programme includes delivery of the BFI 5-19 education scheme. Into Film's resources range from film discussion guides, to curriculum linked worksheets, lesson plans and presentations. Our resources are tailored to fit the curriculum criteria of each nation, supporting learning outcomes.
Dunkirk: The Dynamo Challenge
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Dunkirk: The Dynamo Challenge

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Connect your students with the heroic events surrounding Dunkirk via Christopher Nolan's action thriller, Dunkirk with our brand new resource. Targeted at 12-16 year olds, and a perfect resource to support history, PSHE/PSE/SMSC or citizenship lessons, The Dynamo Challenge presents a series of team building challenges centred around three narrative perspectives from the air, land and sea. You can also enter your school into The Dynamo Challenge competition. Task your students to create a group 3D art installation to commemorate the events at Dunkirk, submit a photo to competitions@intofilm.org OR tweet us @intofilm_edu and be in with a chance of the artwork being displayed at Dover Castle alongside the costumes from the film! The deadline for entries is midday on Friday 21 July 2017. Read more about the terms and conditions for entering. Dunkirk: The Dynamo Challenge was produced by Into Film and SUPER., in partnership with Warner Brothers.
Jurassic World : Fallen Kingdom - Disasters and Debate
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Jurassic World : Fallen Kingdom - Disasters and Debate

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Brought to you by Into Film and Universal Pictures, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom – Disasters and Debate is a cross-curricular educational resource for use with students aged 11-14. It challenges students, in-role as intrepid explorers, to consider the differing opinions about the dinosaurs inhabiting Isla Nublar before debating the varying motives for their preservation on the island. With reference to the PSHE education, Citizenship, Science and English curricula at Key Stage 3 (England, Northern Ireland, Wales) and Third Level (Scotland), students will learn about the natural and human threats to the island and its potential impact on the environment in a range of thought provoking classroom and homework activities. Young people will read and research facts around the ethical implications of human intervention in the preservation of species before preparing for and taking part in an organised debate on the motion‚ 'this house believes that humans should do everything that they can to save creatures.‘ For more educational resources on feature films and to set up an Into Film club, please visit the Into Film website: www.intofilm.org/clubs
Reel to Real: Romeo and Juliet, V&A
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Reel to Real: Romeo and Juliet, V&A

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This resource was specifically created for our Reel to Real education project with the learning department of the V&A Museum. The activities outlined in the resource are broadly suitable for ages 11-18 English, drama and related subjects, and are particularly helpful in supporting study of the play for GCSE English Literature. This resource helps students to explore character, meaning and interpretation through a range of activities designed to deepen students’ understanding of the different ways a text can be interpreted which, in turn, challenges them to develop higher-order thinking skills such as analysis, evaluation and creation. It comprises of a set of comprehensive teachers’ notes with worksheets for use in the classroom and the accompanying Reel to Real: Romeo and Juliet PowerPoint presentation which includes clips from the 1968 Zeffirelli and 1996 Baz Luhrmann film adaptations and short extracts from the 2013 National Theatre production, courtesy of the V&A. The DVDs is available to order for free on the Into Film website at https://www.intofilm.org/films Did you find this resource helpful? For more information about Into Film and help setting up your free film club, visit https://www.intofilm.org/clubs
Moana: Finding Your Way in the World
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Moana: Finding Your Way in the World

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During the course of the film Moana finds her true path in life. In this resource, based on Disney's Moana, young people will immerse themselves into the world of the film in order to explore the themes of identify and self-discovery, to ultimately create their own wayfinding map. Suitable for young people aged 7-11, the activities can be cherry-picked by teachers or leaders for use in an Into Film Club, or if you wish, the classroom, with connections to English/literacy, PSHE education, and Art and Design across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Learning objectives and curriculum links are available as a guide only, should you wish to refer to them, but this may not be necessary for your club setting. These Leaders' notes are designed to be used in conjunction with the accompanying materials: Moana: Finding Your Way in the World PowerPoint presentation available from the Into Film website at the following link: https://www.intofilm.org/resources/1294
MACBETH - Power Players
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MACBETH - Power Players

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This educational resource aims to support the teaching of Macbeth at Secondary level for students aged 14-16 years old and supports English, English Literature, drama and film studies teaching and learning. It comprises of a PDF that includes comprehensive outlines for the five activities, stills from the film and worksheets use in the classroom and the accompanying MACBETH – Power Players PowerPoint presentation with embedded clips from the 2015 film starring Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotilard. Students are then encouraged to make their own short film based on the themes within Macbeth as a consolidation exercise. Visit www.intofilm.org/resources/17 to view more Shakespeare-related resources. Did you find this resource useful? If so, leave a star rating to help other teachers to find it.
Race - Jesse Owens and the 1936 Olympics
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Race - Jesse Owens and the 1936 Olympics

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A resource to work with the 2016 feature film Race, which tells the amazing life story of Jesse Owens and his performance at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin, engaging audiences with the impact of an individual and events on the world stage both 80 years ago and today. This resource should be used with the accompanying Race PowerPoint presentation, which contains clips, stills and prompt questions to support delivery of all the activities outlined in these notes. Through these activities learners can deepen their understanding and critical analysis of these significant historical events and compare interpretations in Race with other sources of information, and in turn create their own pieces of writing, artwork and/or filmmaking to reflect and share ideas on the themes raised in the film.
An Introduction to Stop Motion Animation
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An Introduction to Stop Motion Animation

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This Into Film resource provides an introduction to stop-motion animation, detailing the history of the technique, as well as guidance on how to create your own stop motion films. Styles included use silhouettes, paper cut outs and modelling clay, with activity sheets and cut-out materials also provided for an interactive historical understanding of inventions such as the zoetrope and thaumatrope. More information can be found at www.intofilm.org/resources/200. To find out more about Into Film and start an Into Film Club visit: www.intofilm.org/clubs.
Paddington 2 Acts of Kindness Viewing Guide
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Paddington 2 Acts of Kindness Viewing Guide

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This resource is designed to be delivered over several club sessions to support the viewing of the film Paddington 2. You can either use all of the suggested activities or cherry-pick the ones that best suit your group and the time you have available. Alternatively, it could be viewed during class-time to support literacy or PSHE lessons. For more exciting resources on Paddington 2 and newly-released films visit the Into Film website and start your Film Club today.
The Jungle Book: The Bare Necessities
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The Jungle Book: The Bare Necessities

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This educational cross-curricular resource based on the 2016 Disney film The Jungle Book includes a selection of activities that have been designed for teachers to cherry-pick in their classrooms. This resource consists of three activities, a PowerPoint presentation with embedded clips and an accompanying booklet with worksheets. Each activity has an extension task that you that you can use to extend the session, challenge your more able pupils or as a homework task.
Hidden Figures Pretty Curious classroom resource
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Hidden Figures Pretty Curious classroom resource

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This lesson, assembly and active viewing guide will inspire young people aged 11–14 to consider a positive future though STEM by using the film Hidden Figures and EDF Energy’s Pretty Curious programme activities to unlock their potential. The science lesson helps students to develop their understanding of investigations and fair testing, and gather data that is valid and reliable. Students must use their understanding of forces acting on a glider to make a prediction that they will test in a hands-on investigation, concluding with an evaluation of their results. It is comprised of a teachers’ notes document, activity sheets and a PowerPoint presentation with embedded clips from the film. It is spilt into seven parts, based on the flight of a rocket, and is to be completed over a double lesson period, or in a few Into Film Clubs or STEM clubs. Hidden Figures is working with EDF Energy’s Pretty Curious programme with the aim to inspire 2 million teenage girls and boys to consider a future through STEM.
Edward Scissorhands
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Edward Scissorhands

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Designed to be used with Edward Scissorhands, this resource, aimed at students aged 11-14, provides simple-to-use activities that are a fun way to start a film club. The activities allow learners to explore key themes of empathy, tolerance and respect for all, while developing their literacy skills.
Roald Dahl Day assembly
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Roald Dahl Day assembly

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To celebrate Roald Dahl Day, Into Film has produced this assembly which looks at the author's birthday on 13th September and his beloved story, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (voted by you as the number one fiction book all children should read before leaving Primary school!). The PowerPoint presentation contains teacher notes, embedded film clips, questions and stimulus for a whole school activity. More Roald Dahl on Film resources can be found at www.intofilm.org/roald-dahl To start your free Into Film Club visit www.intofilm.org/clubs Did you find this resource useful? Leaving a star rating will help other teachers to find it.
She's The Man - Film Guide
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She's The Man - Film Guide

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This American high school farce is based on Shakespeare’s gender- switching comedy, Twelfth Night. This one-page film guide is designed to support pre and post screening discussions around the film and Twelfth Night with accompanying teacher notes, which can help teachers build discussion around character, different genres and key message of the film . The film guide is suitable to use with students age 11+. Did you find this resource useful? Leaving a star rating can help other teachers to find it. Not yet Into Film? Start your free Into Film Club at www.intofilm.org
Private Peaceful - An Into Film Resource
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Private Peaceful - An Into Film Resource

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This resource, produced in partnership with National Literacy Trust and aimed primarily at KS3, is based around the film Private Peaceful - the screen adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's book. It provides a timely, in-depth and collaborative way to mark the centenary of WWI with your students. The resource spans 6 different themes, which include curriculum links to History, English & Science. The resource is complemented with PPT presentations embedded film clips. For information on how to start a free Into Film club please visit https://www.intofilm.org/clubs Or go to https://www.intofilm.org/resources to view more of our curriculum focused resources.
From Silent to CGI: A Brief History of Cinema
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From Silent to CGI: A Brief History of Cinema

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The first moving images were shown to audiences in the 1800s. Since then, new technologies and storytelling techniques have been developed, different film styles have gone in and out of fashion, and audience tastes have changed. From Silent to CGI: A Brief History of Cinema has been developed with young people aged 7-14 in mind. It aims to showcase the pivotal moments in the history of cinema, from its early inception to the multi-sensory experience of today. This resource will complement curricular learning (such as history or design and technology) or provide a backdrop to Into Film Club activity involving watching and making films. The resource is comprised of activities, photocopiable student sheets and film clips. Not yet Into Film? Start your free Into Film Club at www.intofilm.org/clubs
Hidden Figures viewing guide for clubs
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Hidden Figures viewing guide for clubs

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This viewing guide will inspire young people aged 11–14 to consider a positive future though STEM by using the film Hidden Figures and EDF Energy’s Pretty Curious programme activities to unlock their potential. The active viewing guide supports watching of Hidden Figures in a club or class setting. It is recommended that you watch the film in its entirety before embarking on the classroom activity. Use the Hidden Figures active viewing guide to break the film down into four sections, and discuss the questions with your students. If you are using this in an Into Film Club or as part of another extra-curricular club, there are suggested extension activities that you might find useful.
Pixar Shorts
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Pixar Shorts

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Designed to be used with Disney Pixar Shorts Volume 1, this resource, aimed at primary pupils, provides simple-to-use activities that are a fun way to start a film club. The activities allow learners to explore key themes of empathy, friendship, tolerance and emotional health, while developing their literacy skills.
Wellbeing: a discussion guide for risky behaviours
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Wellbeing: a discussion guide for risky behaviours

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An activity guide to help teachers select appropriate films and lead effective activities and discussion to explore smoking, drinking alcohol, taking illegal drugs and sex and relationships. Start your free Into Film Club at www.intofilm.org Did you find this resource useful? Leaving a star rating can help other teachers to find it.
European Day of Languages
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European Day of Languages

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This resource contains a guide to seven films, which have been specially selected to be accessible to learners aged 7-19. The guides include discussion questions and activity ideas to encourage learners to ask and answer questions about films that reflect different cultures and ways of life around the world. The flims and languages featured in the resources are; Wadjda (Arabic), La Famille Belier (French), Max Minsky und Ich/ Max Minsky and Me (German), La Juala de Oro/ The Golden Dream (Spanish), Goodbye Lenin! (German) and Carlitos y el Campo de los Suenos/ Carlitos and the Chance of a Lifetime (Spanish). Visit the Into Film website to download the accompanying European Day of Languages PowerPoint presentation with accompanying clips: https://www.intofilm.org/resources/86