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1. Word cloud
120 seconds
In a few words, describe the Lady Bird film.
2. Slide
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Lady Bird is a 2017 American coming-of-age comedy-drama film directed and written by Greta Gerwig. The movie follows the story of a 17-year-old girl named Christine 'Lady Bird' McPherson, who navigates her way through life in a Catholic school in Sacramento, California. The film received critical acclaim and has been nominated for several awards, including five Academy Awards.
Lady Bird: A Coming-of-Age Film
3. Slide
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Coming of Age: The process of maturing and developing from a young person to an adult. Lady Bird is a coming of age story about a high school senior who deals with the challenge of growing up and finding her own identity. Female Agency: Refers to a female's ability to make her own decisions and take control of her own life. Lady Bird prominently features a female protagonist learning to take charge of her own life and make choices for herself. Sacramento, CA: The city that Lady Bird is set in and where Christine 'Lady Bird' McPherson, the protagonist, grows up. Sacramento is a prominent setting in the film and provides a backdrop for the main character's coming of age story.
4. Poll
60 seconds
What do 11th graders think of the Lady Bird film?
  • It's amazing!
  • It's okay.
  • It's terrible!
5. Slide
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The film was shot in Lady Bird's hometown of Sacramento, California in just 25 days. The film was the first to receive a 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The film was nominated for five Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Achievement in Film Editing.
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6. Drawings
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Drawing activity
7. Open question
300 seconds
What do you think the filmmakers were trying to convey through their use of symbolism?
8. Personalised Feedback
360 seconds
What were some of the major themes explored in the film Lady Bird?
9. Word cloud
60 seconds
How does Lady Bird relate to teenagers? Was there anything in the film you felt related to yourself/your friends?
10. Open question
300 seconds
What are the key takeaways of the film?
11. Word cloud
60 seconds
What did you notice about the cinematography of the film?
12. Drawings
360 seconds
Drawing activity

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