Inquiry Questions G9

Here is a list of questions you can use for this unit. Please choose the ones you are interested in researching further. At least one of your questions should use a primary source.


  • What are the elements of a short film?
  • What is the original version of my story?
  • What are the different versions of my story?
  • What are the steps of a stop motion film?
  • What does an Animator do?
  • What does an Stop Motioner do?
  • What is the purpose of a moral?
  • What camera angles can I use to make this film?


  • How to write a script?
  • How to make a story board?
  • How to use Stop Motion app?
  • How to use FlipaClip (animation app)?
  • How to use a camera? or a phone?
  • How to edit a film using iMovie?
  • How color affects the mood of a film?
  • How can I find music I can use for this project? (free rights)
  • How music influences the mood of the film?


  • Do stories need morals?
  • Are moral tales universal?
  • Can you change someone’s moral compass by watching a film?
  • Is the form more important than the message?

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