Akeelah and the Bee ( Movie Analysis)
I. Tittle: Akeelah and the Bee II. Setting: Give the general place (for example; the country) and the general time (example; in what period of Akeelah’s life and student life) the story happens.
Chensaw Middle School- At the start of the movie. Woodland Hires Middle School- The District Spelling Bee. Sripps National Quiz Bee- It’s in the National Spelling Bee III. Characters each incomplete sentence. 1. Akeelah Anderson- She’s the main character in the story and a good speller. She won the national spelling bee. 2. Dr. Joshua Larabee- He’s the trainer of Akeelah who help her win the contest. . Tanya Anderson- She’s the mother of Akeelah who does not support her at the first time. 4. Mr. Welch- He’s the principal in Chensaw Middle School. 5. Javier Mendez- He’s the first best friend of Akeelah in the Spelling Bee and he is also inlove with her. 6. Dylan Chui- He’s the first competitor of Akeelah. He was also the two years’ 2nd place in the Quiz Bee. 7. Kiana Anderson- She’s the elder sister of Akeelah. She saw the contestant cheating which helped Akeelah to qualify in the top 10. 8. Devon Anderson- He’s the brother of Akeelah and played as coach of Akeelah. 9.
Terrence Anderson- He’s the younger brother of Akeelah. 10. Georgia- She’s the best friend of Akeelah. 11. Derrick T. – He’s the Hip Hop boy who help to coach Akeelah. 12. Mr. Chui- He’s the competitive father of Dylan. He always scold his son about winning. IV. Plot A. Exposition or Introduction- The part that Akeelah got the paper with the grade of 100% B. Development or Rising Action- When Akeelah started to join the Spelling Bees. C. Climax- It happened in the National Spelling Bee. D. Denouement or Falling Action- Akeelah and Dylan win the Spelling Bee. E. Ending-It’s where they go back to they’re place with trophy.
V. Explain why the lessons in life that you learned from the movie about the following: A. Honesty- The moral uprightness or being being fair and truthful. B. Racial Discrimination- It is being full competitive about the fight or competition and you don’t know that your discriminating yourself or the people around you. C. Rapport and camaraderie among students- It’s being friendly to other or the mutual liking to your fellow students and a sense that they understand and shares each other’s concern and having close friendship. D. Self-Confidence- it is having confidence that you have this abilities and you can do that thing.