Zeezok Publishing's Z-Guide to Pride and Prejudice is a great way to incorporate media into your study of Regency England.
Pride and Prejudice is a humorous and satirical look at the Regency Period a time ruled by an unwritten code of social manners. Poor Mr. Bennet has been burdened with five daughters none of whom can inherit the estate where they live. As a result most of the Bennet women scheme and conspire to secure wealthy husbands who can support them and their families. Elizabeth Bennet is a witty opinionated and fun loving young woman who is determined to marry only for love. When she meets haughty Mr. Darcy she determines to loathe him forever and he seems to disdain her presence as well. However time has a way of humbling both of them and revealing how first impressions can be misleading.
This Z-Guide to Pride and Prejudice contains a topic overview movie synopsis and ten learning activities for an in-depth study of the film. Learn more about social classes and the expectations for those in aristocracy. Study the influence of the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars. Learn about satire and create your own satirical work of art! Evaluate your own beliefs with the Worldview Activity probe the directors mind with The Filmmakers Art activity and get the entire family involved with the For Family Discussion section at the end of the guide. Choose those activities which best fit your students course objectives areas of interest or time schedule.
Contains a printable pdf file of the complete study guide. It does not include the movie. This file is licensed to the original purchaser and is not to be resold. Permission is not granted for district-wide school-wide system-wide classroom or co-op use. (Movie sold separately.)
This Z-Guide is based on the movie Pride and Prejudice (2005). You can view a trailer for the movie below.