Think about what you have learned this week about communicating expectations to students both positively and negatively. Reflect on a situation in which you were positively recognized by your peers or a teacher for a task that you did skillfully. Then reflect on a time that the use of negative recognition and chronicling of behavior has been used in your presence (either by a teacher of yours, or by a teacher who you observed). How effective were these positive and negative communication techniques in reinforcing or changing your behavior?
What advantages do you think a theater performance has over a film in appealing to the audience? [NOTE: This is just a conversation starter, and not intended to imply that one medium is superior to the other.]
Which element of filmmaking technique do you think plays the most important role in achieving the desired outcome of a film? Explain your answer.