Edward Scissorhands: Film Guide

This resource uses Edward Scissorhands to help secondary students explore g
This resource uses Edward Scissorhands to help secondary students explore g


All ages


Short (1-4 activities)

A film guide that looks at Edward Scissorhands (1991), a gothic fantasy tale from Tim Burton telling the story of Edward, a synthetic man with scissors for hands, who must try to adapt to a new society with the help of a teenage girl.

This guide is useful for exploring Design & Technology, English and Art & Design in addition to highlighting themes surrounding storytelling, love & relationships and directors.

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  • Citizenship
  • PSHE Education

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