Rachel gave her students the following possible maps and tasks:
Circle map: Define the elements of the Western genre, typical characters or one aspect of the film.
Bubble map: Describe the film, a character or the genre.
Double Bubble Map: Compare and contrast two films, two characters within a film, two main characters from different films, or two directors' styles.
Tree Map: List details about the literary, dramatic and cinematic elements of a film and in the frame comment on their effects on the viewer.
Brace Map: Break down the setting of a film into its subparts. In the frame, answer the question: How does the director use set direction to enhance theme?
Flow Map: Sequence the main events of the film and include important substages of that event.
Multi-Flow Map: Analyze the causes and effects of a main conflict in the movie. The frame should answer the question: How do cinematic elements enhance conflict?
Bridge Map: What analogies can you make between this movie's characters and events and pop culture of other films and books?