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4-H Leisure Education: Exploring through Movies Project

October 23, 2019
Movies

If you love to watch movies and want to join 4-H try the exploring through movies project. You can watch movies and think about what happened, write a summary, and give a report! Then make a poster or diorama to display at the fair!

Level A (grades 3-4)

Level B (grades 5-6)

Level C (grades 7-9)

Level D (grades 10-12)

 

 

Resources

No manual; however, a Lake County record sheet must be completed (attached below)

**Only a Lake County Record Sheet is needed**

General Exhibit Requirements

Record Sheet Required (No Manual)

  1. 4-H member may do a poster about a movie and/or assemble a diorama of a movie scene. Dioramas will be judged separately from posters.
  2. Poster: Exhibit a poster about one favorite movie (may be a specific movie in a series, but not the entire series) including a summary. Summary should be legible, no larger than 8.5x 11” and attached to the front of the poster. Name of director should be included in your summary. Summary may include your favorite part or short description of character, plot, etc. See “General Rules” for poster requirements.
  3. Diorama: Assemble a miniature structure from your favorite scene of the movie. Exhibit not to exceed 12" long x 18” wide x 15” high. Summary no longer than 8.5x11”and legible, and attached to your exhibit in a plastic sleeve outside the display. Name of director should be included in your summary. Cover the display securely. No perishables or food allowed.
  4. In addition to the poster or diorama exhibit, the following are required for project completion:

Level A (grades 3-4)

  1. Watch 1-3 movies, new or old.
  2. Give a movie review at a 4-H meeting or at school, or attend a movie share/discussion group.

Level B (grades 5-6)

  1. Watch 3-6 movies, new or old.
  2. Give a movie review at a 4-H meeting or at school, or attend a movie share/discussion group.

Level C (grades 7-9)

  1. Watch 6-9 movies, new or old.
  2. Watch one movie on government or history and give a report at a 4-H meeting or at school, or attend a movie share/discussion group.

Level D (grades 10-12)

  1. Watch 9-12 movies, new or old.
  2. Give one movie review at a 4-H meeting or attend a movie share/discussion group.

 

Interested in sponsoring a trophy or award for this project? Please contact the project superintendent or Extension Office at 219-755-3240 to learn more!

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