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"Understanding the Power of Media: Planning a Documentary Segment About Peter, a Juvenile Sentenced to Life Without Parole "

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Step One:

Note: The goal of this particular part of the lesson is to make students aware of the power of the filmmaker to influence the viewer and convey a particular point of view.

You might want to highlight a few terms after they have read through the handout.

Step Two:

Students will now apply what they are learning about film documentaries to create a storyboard for their own documentaries. To proceed:

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