links will open in a separate window.)
this site then click on the links site below. Questions will be provided..
Sense gun control lobby
•Articles and Press (Read
three and be prepared to comment critically.)
Teachers Guide (read sections as directed by your teacher.)
Techniques 10 Excel 2003 student homework on Columbine
Visit 1 above and browse.
Read the links indicated
above and answer questions as directed.
Visit 2 above, read the article and answer the following:
1. At the end of this article Moore states : "PS. From now on,
I will deal with all wacko attackos on this page. If you hear something
about me that doesn't sound quite right, check in here."
Comment on his post script i.e. what can be inferred about
him and from his comment?
2. In the article
Moore states :"So, faced with a thoroughly truthful and honest film,
those who object to the film's political points are left with the choice
of debating us on the issues in the film – or resorting to character
assassination." In the light of our understanding of documentary
film making as always presenting some version of reality,
does Moore lose some of his credibility for stating that his version of
the truth is the only one? Discuss in groups. You are not expected to
Read 3. above.
This is a very significant
article. You will need to be guided through this by your teacher.It is
a very significant article because it reinforces the need for people to
remember that NO documentary (or text) contains 'the truth'. Every text
presents some view, some representation, of reality. Every text presents
some version of reality. It is up to us to assess the relative merits
of whatever is put before us and see that a wide range of (in our case)
documentary and propaganda techniques are being employed to persuade us.
need to scrutinise whatever we are told by anyone, be they the NRA, or
an apparent messiah of truth and right, Michael Moore.