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  1. STAR WARS Entry Tasks and Follow-up Questions Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  2. Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  3. Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  4. STAR WARS Entry Task Day 1 • In a brief paragraph, tell me what you know about Star Wars and what you like or dislike about the film or series. Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  5. Follow-up Questions (1A) • Why is the film set “A long time ago…?” • What did you notice about Darth Vader’s introduction? • Why do you think the plot follows the droids at the beginning? • What do you think is significant about the setting of Tatooine? • Why might Uncle Owen be hesitant to let Luke leave the farm? Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  6. Follow-up Questions (1B) • What is the significance of the lightsaber? Why not a blaster? • What are your impressions of Obi-Wan to this point in the story? • Why does Luke refuse to help Obi-Wan when he’s been trying to leave? • Luke’s reaction upon seeing his dead aunt and uncle is not grief but determination. Why is this important? • To this point, does Luke Skywalker seem to have the makings of a hero? Why or Why not? Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  7. STAR WARS Entry Task Day 2 • In a brief paragraph, tell me who your favorite character in the film is to this point. Least favorite? Why? Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  8. Follow-up Questions (2A) • Why does Princess Leia’s accent change? • Why do you think that Han doesn’t believe in the Force? • How does Leia treat her rescuers? • What do you think about the Force: Is it real, or might it really be “luck” as Han says? Why do you think that way? Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  9. Follow-up Questions (2B) • Why does Ben say “…if you strike me down, I will become more powerful than you can possibly imagine?” • Han claims he’s in it for the money. Do his actions show this to be true? • What is the significance of Darth Vader surviving the Death Star’s destruction? • Consider Luke’s heroic moment. How much was luck? How much was the Force? • What was the most memorable quote from the movie? Why? Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  10. Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  11. STAR WARS Entry Task Day 3 • THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK is the sequel to the highly successful STAR WARS, but is often regarded as a better film. Can you think of any other sequels regarded this way? Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  12. Follow-up Questions (3A) • Why do you think Darth Vader is obsessed with finding Luke? • Why does Han go back out after Luke? • What do you think of the way Han and Leia interact with each other? • What is the purpose of Obi-Wan Kenobi’s appearance to Luke? • How have the relationships between Luke, Leia, and Han evolved from the last film? What do you think has happened since we last saw them? Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  13. Follow-up Questions (3B) • What do Yoda and the space slug have in common? • Why does Han enter the asteroid field? • The Sith only allow for two of them to exist at any one time. Why then does Vader suggest to the Emperor that Luke be turned to the Dark Side? • Why does Yoda initially hide his identity from Luke? • Discuss Yoda’s concerns about Luke’s training as a Jedi. Are they valid? Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  14. STAR WARS Entry Task Day 4 • Jedi are forbidden to have attachments. Why might this be an important rule? Why might that be an issue for Luke? Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  15. Follow-up Questions (4A) • What does it mean that the cave contains “only what you take with you”? • What are your observations regarding Boba Fett? • Is Lando a sympathetic character? Why or Why not? • Discuss Luke’s choice to leave Yoda in order to save Han and Leia. Is he being brave? Foolish? Reckless? Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  16. Follow-up Questions (4B) • Does Lando redeem himself as a friend? Would you trust him? Why or Why not? • Why does Darth Vader tell Luke that he’s his father? • If Vader’s telling the truth, what does that say about Obi-Wan? • Vader says that it is Luke’s destiny to join him. Is he right? How does Luke respond to this? • Yoda told Luke to complete his training rather than to try and help Han and Leia in Cloud City. Was he right? Explain. Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  17. THE PREQUELS Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  18. Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  19. STAR WARS Entry Task Day 5 • In a brief paragraph, tell me whether you think people are born good or bad—or if they are defined by their choices. Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  20. Follow-up Questions (5A) • Why is the film called “The Phantom Menace”? • What did you notice about the way the Jedi are portrayed in this film? • Why do you think Queen Amidala uses elaborate makeup, costumes, and an accent? • What is significant about the introduction of Darth Maul? Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  21. Follow-up Questions (5B) • What did you think about the first meeting of Anakin and Padme? • What seems stronger--Anakin’s pride in his abilities or his selfless nature and desire to help others? • Anakin is shown to be very good with technology--how might this be foreshadowing? • Anakin’s mother says that he had no father. How might this affect him later on? • If Qui-Gon is such a big believer in fate, then why does he spend so much time manipulating things? Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  22. STAR WARS Entry Task Day 6 • The Jedi code forbids attachment to other people. Why do you think this is? Why might this be a problem for Anakin? Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  23. Follow-up Questions (6A) • What do you think about the midichlorians and their relationship to Force ability? • Which is more important--testing a potential Jedi’s abilities or their feelings? • Why would Anakin’s age be a reason to reject him as a potential Jedi? • What do you notice about Palpatine in regards to the Chancellor? • What do you think about the relationship between Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan? How might his master influence what kind of Jedi Obi-Wan Kenobi becomes? Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  24. Follow-up Questions (6B) • In your opinion, how many people in the film knew that Padme was the queen and her bodyguard was a decoy? • When Anakin destroys the droid control ship, was it luck or the Force? • Why do you think the Jedi council ultimately let Obi-Wan train Anakin as a Jedi? • Compare the partnerships of Qui-Gon/Obi-Wan and Darth Sidious/Darth Maul. • What does Palpatine mean when he says that he will be watching Anakin’s “career with great interest”? Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  25. Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  26. STAR WARS Entry Task Day 7 • ATTACK OF THE CLONES takes place 10 years after THE PHANTOM MENACE. What might be the reasoning behind this large jump in time? Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  27. Follow-up Questions (7A) • What is the significance of Padme being continuously in danger? • What do you think of the way Jar Jar is being portrayed in this film? • Compare the way Obi-Wan conducts himself to how Anakin does. • Why might it be a bad idea to give Anakin the assignment to protect Padme? Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  28. Follow-up Questions (7B) • Why do you think the Jedi would forbid attachment? • Who do you think is responsible for the creation of the secret clone army? • What do you think will happen between Padme and Anakin? • Has the Jedi council’s recommendation against training Anakin as a Jedi proven to be wise? Explain. Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  29. STAR WARS Entry Task Day 8 • Jedi are forbidden to have attachments and we’ve seen how this affected Luke. How has this affected Anakin so far? Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  30. Follow-up Questions (8A) • What were your thoughts about Anakin slaughtering the Sandpeople? Has he gone to the Dark Side? • What is the danger of Anakin saying he will be “all powerful” and “will learn to stop people from dying”? • What did you think of Count Dooku telling Obi-Wan about a Sith Lord controlling the Senate? • Why is Jar Jar manipulated so easily into proposing emergency powers for Chancellor Palpatine? • Do you think Padme has really been in love with Anakin the whole time--or is she simply reacting to the death sentence? • Are the Jedi the moral authority they claim to be? Has this film shown them to be fallible? Why or Why not? Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  31. Follow-up Questions (8B) • What were your thoughts about the clone troopers fighting for the Jedi? • What is the significance of Darth Tyranus (Count Dooku) telling Darth Sidious about the start of the war? • Why can’t the Jedi tell who Darth Sidious is? • Why is Bail Organa upset about the creation of the GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC? • What is significant about Anakin and Padme marrying in secret? Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  32. Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  33. THE SITH • The Sith is an organization in the Star Wars universe whose members dedicate themselves to the Dark Side of the Force. • Their individuals, known as Sith Lords or Dark Lords of the Sith, traditionally use the title Darth before their Sith name. • The Sith are the archenemies of the Jedi, and like them, their main weapon is the lightsaber. • They only exist two at a time: a master and an apprentice. Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  34. DARTH BANE • In a time where Sith Lords existed in legions, Darth Bane renewed the Sith order and established the Rule of Two. This rule stated that there must be only two Sith Lords at a time: a master to embody power, and an apprentice to crave it and eventually overthrow his master and adopt an apprentice of his own. Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  35. DARTH PLAGUEIS • He was the master of Darth Sidious and rumored to have become so powerful that he was able to overcome death and create life. Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  36. DARTH SIDIOUS • He was the apprentice to Darth Plagueis and master of Darth Maul, Darth Tyranus, and Darth Vader. He was also the self-proclaimed Emperor of the Galactic Empire. Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  37. DARTH MAUL • He was the first apprentice of Darth Sidious and was also the first Sith to publicly appear in 1,000 years. Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  38. DARTH TYRANUS • Also known as Count Dooku, he was once a respected Jedi Master before he fell to the Dark Side of the Force and became Darth Sidious' second Sith apprentice. Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  39. DARTH VADER • Once known as a Jedi by the name of Anakin Skywalker, he was turned to the Dark Side of the Force by Darth Sidious and became his third and final Sith apprentice. Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  40. STAR WARS Entry Task Day 9 • In a brief paragraph, tell me if you’ve ever been tempted to cheat or take risky shortcuts to something. How might those temptations be connected to anger—especially in the Star Wars universe? Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  41. Follow-up Questions (9A) • Compare Anakin and Obi-Wan’s relationship in this film to what we saw in ATTACK OF THE CLONES. • What are your impressions of General Grievous? • What did you think about Anakin’s killing of Count Dooku? Was it justified? • How is Anakin’s loss of his mother impacting his current decision making? • Do you think Yoda’s advice to Anakin (“Train yourself to let go of everything you fear to lose”) is realistic? Explain. Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  42. Follow-up Questions (9B) • What are your thoughts on Anakin being given conflicting assignments by both the Jedi Council and Chancellor Palpatine? • What is the significance of the tragedy of Darth Plagueis? • Compare and contrast Anakin’s mentors--Obi-Wan and Palpatine. • Is Mace Windu’s order to Anakin about staying at the Jedi Temple during Palpatine’s arrest a wise one? Explain. • What would you do if a loved one’s life depending on an evil person escaping justice? Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  43. STAR WARS Entry Task Day 10 • Sometimes, the actions and choices of one person can affect not only their own future, but also the future of their children. How is this illustrated in the Star Wars universe? Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  44. Follow-up Questions (10A) • Why does Anakin turn to the Dark Side? Is he still a sympathetic character? • What are your impressions of Order Sixty-Six? • What did you think about Palpatine re-organizing the Republic into an Empire? Why does the Senate applaud? • What isironic about how Anakin treats Padme on Mustafar? • How do you think Obi-Wan feels as his duel with Anakin begins? Explain. How much of the blame for Anakin’s fall can be placed at Obi-Wan’s feet? Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  45. Follow-up Questions (10B) • What did you think about Yoda’s defeat to Palpatine and his subsequent exile? • What ultimately causes Anakin to lose to Obi-Wan? Explain. • Why do you think Palpatine saved Anakin and encased him in the black armor? • What did you think about the birth of the twins and the subsequent plan to hide them from the Emperor? • How has this film (and the Prequels as a whole) shed light on Anakin becoming Darth Vader? Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  46. Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  47. Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  48. STAR WARS Entry Task Day 11 • In a brief paragraph, tell me whether or not it is okay to tell a lie to spare someone’s feelings. Explain. Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  49. Follow-up Questions (11A) • Why are the Imperial officers more afraid of the Emperor than Darth Vader? • What are your impressions of Jabba the Hutt and his palace? • Luke seems much more confident in this film. Is it warranted? Why or why not? • At this point in the saga, Han and Luke have seemingly switched roles. What is the reason for this? • Luke and Anakin each are willing to risk their own lives in order to save their friends. Who is more brave? Why? Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com

  50. Follow-up Questions (11B) • Why does the Emperor want Darth Vader to bring Luke to him? • Why does Yoda say that Luke only needs to confront Vader again to become a Jedi? • Luke is instructed to “pass on” what he has learned? Who should be his first student? • Why does Vader allow the Rebels to land on Endor? • Compare how secrets and lies affect the lives of Luke and Anakin. Can they ever be used to help someone or only to hurt them? Why? Created by Craig Dickinson. Shared with permission on StarWarsintheClassroom.com