Show the original classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer movie and your students will get more out of this movie than any other they've ever watched at school!
Included is a viewing guide (with accompanying reference guide that has content information and definitions) for your students to complete,
Book vs. Movie Printables: FREE
Use these two printables after you have read the book and then seen the movie version. Great for comparing and contrasting and thinking critically about how the movie was made.
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Add rigor to your movie viewing experience with this The Giver: Movie Viewing Guide, Questions, Prompts, Media Cinematic Effects and Choices Analysis
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This pack of activities is an excellent way to ad
A wonderful handout to keep students on-track while viewing the movie "Holes," based on the awesome novel by the same name written by Louis Sachar. The worksheet includes 25 questions: multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, and short answer that cover major events, plot points, and characters in the m
Freedom Writers, rated PG-13: the movie or film guide - 40 questions total!
This guide has 35 questions for students to complete as students watch the movie. They are in chronological order. It also has five additional questions that require longer answers. They are analytical and work well as follo
This unit contains 21 pages of comprehension questions, 24 pages of reading/writing activities, a Matilda super power glasses art project, and an interactive movie companion guide.
Three different files are provided in order to allow for differentiation in your classr
If you are like me, you look for anything and every thing to inspire your students to write. Using video clips is one way I've been able to do that. The kids love these short Pixar Short Films and we always watch them 2-3 times before responding to the prompt. This is also a great way to fit in some
'A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving' is a holiday classic and the Charlie Brown movies are my favorite to show in the classroom on holidays! This 29-page pack includes 11 reading, writing, and fun activities that correlate with 'A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving.' An answer key has been provided for each activi
Do you want to keep your students focused as they watch videos in class? I created these pages for just that reason. There are student sheets for fiction and nonfiction videos.
Include pages in your sub folder so that your students are focused and stay on task!
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Teach your students how to “read” a movie in just the same way that we closely read literature with this five-day lesson that begins with a study of Brian Aldiss’ short story, “Supertoys Last All Summer Long,” the inspiration for A.I. Artificial Intelligence, a 2001 film directed by Steven Spielberg.
This is a viewing guide for Denzel Washington's 2007 movie The Great Debaters. Based on the true story of a formidable debate team from a small, all-black college in Texas whose members face down indignity, discrimination, and racial violence to compete against the top schools in the country, the mov
**** Recently Updated and Improved ***The movie is based on the book The Freedom Writers Diary by teacher Erin Gruwell who wrote the story based on Woodrow Wilson Classical High School in Eastside, Long Beach, California. The title is a play on the term "Freedom Riders", referring to the multiracial
This guide accompanies the movie "The Princess Bride." The movie is rated PG.
The guide has 15 questions in chronological order of the movie and five critical questions, which allows for more sophisticated answers for older students.
This guide is ready to use and works well for a substitute teac
This viewing guide can be used while students watch the film "Selma Lord Selma' about the freedom marches in Selma, Alabama during the Civil Rights Movement. It includes a characterization graphic organizer for students to record important information about the main characters in the film. Also inclu
With the 2013 film version of The Great Gatsby being just around the corner, I wanted to create an engaging activity for students to enjoy as the watch the movie. As we all know, sometimes watching a movie allows students to see it as a free day, but with this interactive folder, students will be fo
The Little Match Girl is a classic story by Hans Christian Anderson. This analysis applies the common core standards for literature. The goal of the study is to challenge students with critical thinking questions directly connected to the text.
The study includes:
1. The story in block form with
This guide focuses on the movie adaptation of Markus Zusak's The Book Thief released in 2013. This great guide include 40 questions that mainly focus on comprehension but also include creative response questions.
Creative response questions include writing a review, summarizing/sketching a scene, a
A cross country coach in a small California town transforms a team of athletes into championship contenders. This 24-question movie guide will help your students stay focused and it will help your students get the most out of this powerfully inspiring movie. This product includes a character chart as
The Odyssey, a TV miniseries starring Armand Assante (1997) stars an all-star cast and sets a gold standard for the English and World History classroom. Students love it and your Common Core lessons can come to life with this engaging film as a supporting text. It is especially appropriate for reluct
This 24-question movie guide will help your students get the most out of this powerful movie. This movie guide comes with an answer key. Ready to print and ready to use! Enjoy!
Movie overview: "Set in Alexandria, Virginia, in 1971, the fact-based story begins with the integration of black and white
In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of the "real" world.
This amazing movie is based on the book by Lois Lowry. This 22-question guide will help your students get th
The Schoolhouse Rock series of videos are packed with learning potential, but sometimes our students aren't engaged enough with the videos to learn all of the content. I have seen my students' engagement and learning with the Grammar Rock videos increase through the use of this seri
This guide focuses on the movie adaptation of Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief released in 2010. This great guide include 35+ questions that mainly focus on comprehension but also include creative response questions.
Creative response questions include creating
This mega set of activities is a growing bundle of musical activities. Please be sure to follow the links below to more closely examine these products. These sets were designed for the K-12 teacher but are most appropriate for grades 1-8. Suggested grade levels are included but they are easy to ad
'A Charlie Brown Christmas Activity Pack' is the perfect to complement to the holiday classic! 11 Reading, writing, and just for fun activities aligned with Common Core and the Virginia SOLs are included. Answer keys are included for each activity and a table of contents can be found at the beginni
This is a set of movie graphic organizers for use with The Hunger Games. Great if you are supplementing your novel study with the movie follow up, or if you are doing the movie as a stand-alone unit.
In this pack:
-One graphic organizer highlights 6 common core skills each to cover during the vie
This PDF worksheet provides over 75 questions to help students analyze the 1996 film adaptation of Arthur Miller's play, The Crucible. Editable word documents and an answer key have also been provided. These questions require students to view the film carefully (What mood is set with the opening titl
This 108 page comprehensive study guide combines both a Novel Study and Movie Study.
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas is a complete 79 page novel study guide. The guide is presented chapter-by-chapter and includes the following distinct sections: Before You Read, Vocabulary, Comprehension Questions (
This is a great movie guide for The Ransom of Red Chief that highlights key ELA skills to cover during the viewing of the movie. I use the Haley Joel Osment version, but it would work with any version - even with the story. It covers plot, cause/effect, setting, foreshadowing, archetype, and irony.
These 25 teacher-generated questions are designed to help students focus in on key information during this powerful movie. This movie guide comes with some additional background information about the Bracero program and it also comes with a Cesar Chavez character map. Ready to print and use! Comes wi
This is the story of a team of African-American women mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the US space program.
This product includes 32-questions to help keep your students focused and engaged throughout the movie. The video guide is time stamped, which allows
This worksheet goes along with the A&E Biography over Edgar Allan Poe. It includes fill in the blank and True/False questions. It follows the video and allows students to get an overview of who Poe was and the type of life he lived when he was alive. It is comprehensive of the video.
Christmas season is on its way! Use this movie response in your classroom to ensure that your students are following along with the movie.
Questions include comprehension, comparison to novel, summary, and illustration.
Perfect for the holiday season!!
This chart provides a way for students to organize their observations about the movie "A Cry in the Wild," which is often used as a companion to the novel Hatchet, by Gary Paulsen.
Rather than "just watching a movie," students will be able to analyze it effectively by comparing and contrasting it wi
***File revised on August 3, 2014. Updates include 1) correction of small typo, 2) font improvement, and 3) the addition of vocabulary assignments.
I have created resources that may be used in conjunction to viewing the documentary, Blackfish. These resources can be used for any class, but is especi
Blank Generic Interactive Notebook Novel Study – No Prep and Stress Free. Great for students reading different books at the same time. Can be used for ANY book... Use this resource over and over all year long!!!
You'll find a set of 12 quotes by famous children's book authors that are perfect for cl
Annie Mega Pack of Activities
“The sun’ll come out tomorrow! Bet your bottom dollar that tomorrow there’ll be sun!” Who doesn’t love the musical Annie? This product gives you a wide variety of worksheets, writing prompts and activities to use with your students. This set was designed for grades
This unit contains materials related to the film: He Named Me Malala. There is a viewing guide enclosed, as well as materials that will lead up to the movie experience. As always, the answer key is included.
*Note: This item is available as a part of my I am Malala complete study unit.
Bring the magic of Roald Dahl's classic story to life with this must-have resource pack. This download contains over 50 pages of fully-prepped, exhilarating activities to get you started in minutes.
This film or movie review lesson comes with the following:
- Teacher instructions explaining what aspects students should watch for in the movie such as cast choices, plot structure, cinematic aspects, etc.
- Student movie viewing guide focusing on the aspects that will go into their essay
Feel good about showing that movie to your students!
A wonderful handout to keep students on-track while viewing the movie "The Polar Express," based on the awesome picture book written by Chris Van Allsburg. The worksheet includes over 30 questions: multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, and short ans
This is a generic movie guide with lots of visual appeal. It is only two pages long so you can copy it front and back with no stapling, collating, etc. It comes in both doc and pdf form so that if your computer doesn't support the photos the pdf format is there for you to use. The front has most of t
Movie Viewing Guide – Show any movie while students practice meaningful skills! These eye-catching movie response pages allow you to comfortably show a movie knowing students are analyzing topics such as setting, characterization, tone, mood, conflict, and theme. Three additional post-viewing activit
An excellent film to view for English, History, or Italian Language classes.
"This is a simple story ... but not an easy one to tell. Like a fable, there is sorrow. And, like a fable, it is full of wonder and happiness."
These are the opening words of the film Life is Beautiful, starring and direc
This free "Film as Literature" analysis graphic organizer is the perfect tool for film study, sub plans, end of the year, or reward movies in Language Arts class. Six short answer analysis questions cover plot, character, setting, conflict, theme, and summarizing. Keep students engaged and focused w
Movie Analysis & Comprehension for Any Film are designed for easy printing from PDF form! They are simple to use and engaging!
These movie analysis worksheets are an excellent modern and engaging activity to have students take ownership of their learning and dig deeper and closely read a film a
Show the film "Les Miserables in your French class! Includes 34 related vocabulary words in French and English, 14 multiple-choice and fill-in-the-blank movie questions in French, a film critique assignment, vocabulary and expressions for writing a film critique, and an answer key. There is also a "W
There are two activities in this Mark Twain biography viewing guide to introduce your students to Mark Twain or supplement your Twain unit or American Literature realism authors unit. The activities can be used consecutively or independently.
- Video viewing guide and links to several fr
William Goldman’s The Princess Bride is the perfect fairy tale to use with secondary students, but it’s not enough to just hit “play” on the DVD. Instead, add a layer of rigor to your students’ study of The Princess Bride with this packet of print-and-teach materials that will take four days to compl