Finding the right video to introduce the topic of narrative, plot and theme can be a daunting task. Here's a few of my favorite narrative videos to get you started.
Be sure to forward them on to the English teachers in your life.
The classroom applications with Little Kaiju are endless!
The video is "the whimsical journey of a mysterious vending machine dwelling creature who explores the shadowy corners of Tokyo after dark."
Bud's Songs Time covers all the elements of plot in one short video. The video also features a clear example of story conflict. Because it contains little to no dialogue, it's perfect for lessons on inference as well!
Rock in the Road is a little on the long side (11:40) but could be used in many different ways. The video contains themes of strength and personal character.
MonsterBox Great characters and narrative with loads of non-verbal communication.