Assignment: What Really Happened

Create a short film re-enacting a historical event.

This movie uses mods from Moddingstorm in addition to standard Moviestorm content packs.

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Suggested techniques

Do it in modern dress and setting if period dress and sets aren't available.

You can do it as a very factual documentary-style reconstruction with narration, or as a movie-style story.

Try it using period speech and language, or update it to a more modern style.

Add appropriate background music to create atmosphere, and ensure you have a striking title sequence.

For teachers: benefits to students

  • Reconstructing historical events gives the student new insights into the different people involved as well as what happened. This will help students get engaged with historical events.
  • This requires plenty of research to make it accurate.
  • Dramatic reconstruction makes for a good group project.

Suitability

  • Ages 14+
  • Suitable for groups
  • History

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