There's no doubt the recent film Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be recorded in history as one of the most successful films ever. As a result of its widespread popularity and as the first film in the new trilogy, speculation about some of the film's unanswered questions abound!
Who is Snoke?
How did Maz get Luke's lightsaber?
How does Rey know how to use the Force?
While many fans have tried to answer these questions, the biggest unanswered question seems to concern Rey's family lines. So, in keeping with the excitement of the film this activity will allow you to experiment with your English and explore the 2 biggest fan theories about Ray's parentage.
Have fun, enjoy and may the Force be with you.
♦ In this activity you will review theories supporting Rey as either a Skywalker or a Kenobi, and create an opinion of your own.
Questions to think about while reading the following articles:
While you're watching the videos below, think about the following questions:
Vlogger presents the case that Rey is not a Skywalker
A case for Rey Skywalker
With a partner or in a small group, discuss the following questions.
With a partner or in a group divided into 2, conduct a debate adopting the two positions outlined below. Once you have chosen your positions take some time to prepare your debate based on the materials presented above.
You firmly believe that after Kenobi delivered the newly born Luke Skywalker to his aunt and uncle on Tatooine, “Ben” Kenobi fathered children during his 19 year exile there. Thus as a result, Rey is his direct descendant - most likely his granddaughter. Use the evidence from the film as well as the articles and videos above to formulate and defend your position.
Without a doubt you believe that after Luke Skywalker defeated the emperor and brought his father, Darth Vader back to light side of the force, he fell in love, married and had at least one child during the time preceding the events in The Force Awakens. Construct your argument using evidence from the film as well as the videos and articles above.
What are your thoughts on the parentage of Rey? Express yourself here.