You Know the Movie Is Coming -- Now What?


  • Sep 2 2010 1:14 PM

    Susanne Melton


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In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students take on the role of the director of a movie. After exploring cinematic terms, students read a literary work with a director's eyes, considering such issues as which scenes require a close-up of the main character and when the camera should zoom out to show the entire set. While reading the text, students record their scenes on a bookmark. Finally, students view the movie version of a favorite book. Several pieces of literature appropriate for use with this lesson are suggested. Less

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 8

    Topics: Literature, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Visual Arts