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BIO:  Hi, my name is Mr. Joshua Henderson.  I got my B.A. at UC Irvine, and I've been at Kory Hunter for 8 years where I now teach two 8th grade courses:  Film and Creative Writing.  


Google Classroom Codes:

Period 1 Film:  prm7ci3

Period 2 Film:  waw3qca

Period 3 Film:  4crgnr3

Period 5 Creative Writing:  xproqru

Period 6 Film:  ydz3bvc

Advisory:  twoxjps



 Various YouTube videos by Jenna Moreci

Various YouTube videos by Ellen Brock

Various TedTalks by Frances Frei, Kelly McGonigal, Shane Koyczan, Sheila Heen, Phil Kaye

Poetry:  Shakespeare, Percy Shelley, Walt Whitman, Robert Herrick, Audre Lorde, Marilyn Chin, Gabriela Mistral, E.E. Cummings, Emily Dickinson, John Keats

Short Stories:  "The Monster in the Drawer" by Wrath James White, "The Veldt" by Ray Bradbury, and various short stories completed by previous CW students

The Restaurant at the End of the Universe by Douglas Adams (1980)



Singin' in the Rain (1952)

Suicide Squad (the trailer, not the film from 2016)

Citizen Kane (1941)

Edward Scissorhands (1990)

Howl's Moving Castle (2004)

Aliens (1986)

Matrix (1999)

Various short films:  NinePoilusStill LifeThor: Ragnarok (the trailer), The StaplerHorrorCalderaWinstonTime TrapThe Last Day of War



  • Film Art: An Introduction
  • How Movies Work
  • An Introduction to Film Analysis
  • A New History of Animation
  • Anime: A History
  • Special Effects: The History and Technique