Kung Fu Panda (2008 PG)
Content Area
1h 32min
Movie Story Line
Stars Jack Black as an unlikely "chosen one," who is trained by the "furious five" martial arts masters to become the Kung Fu Panda.
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Teaching Idea #1

Learn about the wuxia genre of Chinese fiction. What elements of wuxia are present in this film? When did wuxia originate and why was it later banned by Chinese rulers?

Teaching Idea #2

Where and when did Kung fu originate? Compare and contrast it with one other style of martial arts (ex. Karate, Krav maga, Judo, etc.).

Teaching Idea #3

What characteristics of actual Giant Pandas did the filmmakers give to Po?