“Assignment Objectives:  Enhance and/or improve critical thinking and media literacy skills by: 
                                1. Developing a clear and concise thesis statement (an argument) in response to the
                                     following question: Does the film have the power to transform political sensibilities?
                                2. Writing an outline for a five paragraph analytical essay building on a clear and
                                     concise thesis statement, including topic sentences and secondary supports.
                                3. Identifying and explaining three scenes from the film text in support of the thesis
                                4.  Writing an introductory paragraph for the outlined analytical essay
Be sure to read thoroughly the writing conventions below before beginning this assignment.  
Note: You are NOT writing a full essay; rather, you are outlining an analytical essay by completing the dialogue in the boxes below.