Genre and Subgenre Movie Posters

 

Objective:  Students will create three movie posters.  Each poster will feature a movie from a different subgenre.  They can be real movies or imagined, but each must include the following:

 

Requirements:

  1. The genre and subgenre should be at the top of the poster
  2. The title of the movie comes next
  3. Include an appropriate full color picture that shows the subgenre of the movie
  4. Explain why this movie belongs in the subgenre you've described.  
  5. Write who your staring actors/actresses will be (actors/musicians or people you know)

 

Subgenres to use for this project (choose three): historical fiction, science fiction, realistic fiction, biography, autobiography, fairy tale, fable, tall tale, or informational writing.

 

Example:

 

 

  1. Genre and subgenre

 

  1. Title

 

 

 

 

3. Full color (or carefully sketched) illustration

 

 

 

 

4.  Why the story belongs in the subgenre listed

 

 

 

5.  At least two actors and/or actresses

 

 

Genre: Fiction    Subgenre: Science Fiction

 

Aliens from Outer Space!

 

"Aliens from Outer Space" is science fiction.  I know this because the story has aliens and advanced technology.

 

Starring:

Mr. Morton as Max Powers

Lil Wayne as the Martian

 

Knowledge: Is the information on your poster correct?

 

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Does not understand genre and subgenre            Made a few mistakes            Made a couple mistakes            Made a mistake            Perfect

 

Requirements: Did you complete everything that was required?

 

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 Did  not meet requirements                      Missing a few things  Missing a couple things  Missing something            Complete

 

Quality: Do your posters look presentable?  Did you color or neatly sketch your drawings?

 

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Posters are very low quality                                  Posters looks messy or rushed                      Nice work            Beautiful

 

Effort:  Did you try your best?  Does your project show your effort?

 

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   Incomplete    Very sloppy or rushed  More effort needed                                  Well done