12 Angry Men Essay

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12 Angry Men Writing Assignment
Final Exam Project
Due: ________________________________________ (EDMODO)
You will see a lot of psychological phenomena exhibited in the movie 12 Angry Men. Many of these phenomena are listed in the boxes on the next page. Your task for this assignment is to watch the movie, take note of these various psychological phenomena, and then write a cohesive 2-3 page paper discussing these themes.
In writing your paper you must pick at least 5 separate incidences from the movie. For each incidence, describe how it relates to psychological phenomenon. Be sure to use concepts from across all of psychology. Do NOT, for example, just pick examples from social psychology (such as conformity and stereotyping);
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As we watch the movie, you can use the matrix on the next page in order to keep track of events and topics. Look over the items in the matrix (they all occur in the movie, along with others) before watching the movie, and reacquaint yourselves with the unfamiliar ones. Define each term before we begin watching the movie.

Grading Rubric for the
12 Angry Men Paper
Student: ____________________________________ Criteria for Grading | Maximum Points | Your Points | Description of psychological theme | 20 | | Relating movie to psychological phenomena | 20 | | Variety of psychological phenomena | 15 | | Cohesiveness of Paper | 10 | | Grammar/Punctuation/Presentation | 10 | | Matrix | 25 | |
TOTAL 100 points

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