This FREE resource includes four graphic organizers for teachers to use when their students are comparing a book with it's movie version. Simplify your lesson planning with this print-and-go packet!
I used to be wary of assigning a book report for a book that had a movie - afraid that too many of m
Watching a movie in class? Does your administration want your kids to be doing something other than just 'watching' the movie? Well, here are some organizers to help your students reflect on what they are watching.
These are basic organizers that include topics such as writing vocabulary from the
This movie graphic organizer highlights Common Core skills to cover during the viewing of a movie. It covers plot, theme, flashback, characterization, making inferences, symbolism, and conflict The questions range up the Bloom's levels. You are getting two different organizers and a quiz in this p
These graphic organizers are a great way for you to have your students compare the books they are reading with the movie. You can use these with almost any book/movie comparison that you use. There is a Venn Diagram for general comparisons, and a matrix chart to compare/contrast story elements.
This graphic organizer is based on the movie Twelve Angry Men. Students are asked to record the order that each juror voted "not guilty" and their reason for doing so. I included the name of the actor playing each character. The top name is the actor in the 1957 version, and the bottom name is the a
Students use this graphic organizer to find similarities and differences in crucial scenes for Their Eyes Were Watching God. I used this after we had already finished the novel, and showed just these scenes to my students. There are also questions that follow.
This graphic organizer keeps students engaged as they view a cultural movie.
Two Graphic Organizers are included:
On the first graphic organizer the students will name the main characters of the movie and write interesting facts in Parts 1,2,3,and 4.
The second graphic organizer is a"web" graphic
This is a zip file of an introductory movie for the Midwest with a graphic organizer for students to fill in while watching the movie. Topics covered: States, cities, landforms, economy, history, climate, animals and places of interest.
Graphic organizer is suitable to contrast any movie varying noticeably from a book, such as Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men. Space for brief analysis of changes below in reference to changes.
I think this graphic organizer is great, because it is simple enough not to frighten students I worked with in
This graphic organizer can be used to keep students engaged when viewing a video or movies.
Students will complete the graphic organizer while viewing a video or movie.
1. Students will write 3 things they learned from the video/movie.
2. Students will write 2 things they found interesting fro
At first, students have difficulty identifying the jurors by number in the classic movie *Twelve Angry Men.* This versatile graphic organizer provides photos of the actors playing each role thus reducing student frustration during note taking.
It may be used simply to track events or the teacher
GREAT resource for comparing/ contrasting a book and its movie version!
I LOVE showing students the movie versions of our class read alouds once we've finished them!
For a list of amazing book/ movie pairs, see my post at www.ourclassnation.com!
Cyberbully Movie Graphic Organizer, Sub Plan, End of Year, Bullying Month
This movie viewing pack is hinged with a graphic organizer that highlights 6 CCSS skills to cover during the viewing of the movie, ABC Family's Cyberbully. It covers plot, cause/effect, setting, characterization, and characte
The City of Ember
My students LOVE to watch movies after we read books. The City of Ember is a fantastic read aloud and it is always a great activity to follow up with the movie. There are significant differences and it is great to see students identify those.
This product contains a Venn Diagram
This particular graphic organizer is best used for comparing and contrasting a book with a movie. The handout includes a Venn Diagram along with an outline with space for writing rough draft for a 5-paragraph essay.
Common Core Standards Graphic Organizers for Reading Notebooks Grades 6, 7, 8 - Use with Any Fiction & Informational Texts
NEWLY UPDATED! This bundle of organizers has 50 new pages added! Total of 91 organizers, plus 9 bonus pages.
EDITABLE ORGANIZERS HERE:
Google Drive Literature Graphic Orga
Teaching students how to summarize can be a daunting task. Often, it’s one of the hardest reading strategies for students to grasp. That’s where this mini-unit comes in. Filled with summarizing reading passages, worksheets, and graphic organizers, this unit is a great way to teach students how to
Reading Graphic Organizers for Literature, Common Core Grades 4-8 Reading Response. This product includes over 90 reading graphic organizers for teaching the Common Core Reading Literature Standards.
These are specifically designed to fit inside interactive notebooks, but can certainly be used even
These visualizing and creating mental images graphic organizers are a must have for reading comprehension strategy instruction! They are perfect to use with any texts to provide students plenty of opportunities to practice visualizing and creating mental images as they are reading.
Great For--Bell Work, Ticket Out, Formative Assessment, Digital, Print, Google Classroom
Graphic Organizers for all subject areas!
These Digital Graphic Organizers (also in print) will include ORGANIZERS for EVERY skill. There are over 71 individual graphics and 213 pages of resources. This is
Making predictions while reading is an essential skill for comprehending text. Students do not intuitively know how to make effective predictions based on clues from the passage and their own experiences. That’s where this mini-unit comes in. Filled with predicting passages, worksheets, and graphic
Graphic organizers are versatile tools to use in your classroom; you can introduce a new skill, practice skills, and assess comprehension and learning. This teaching resource is a collection of 56 of my standards-based organizers for reading literature in Google Drive format.
This is a PAPERLESS ac
Holes by Louis Sachar is a Newbery Award winning book about a young boy, Stanley Yelnats, who is unjustly sent to Camp Green Lake, a juvenile detention camp, where he must spend his days digging large holes in the ground. During his time thee, Stanley learns a lot about himself, his family, the boys
Do you have one iPad in your classroom or a class set of devices?
If so, you may be wondering how to unlock all of its capabilities.
Having students use iPads to play educational games is an easy first start, but not the best use of the device in the long term.
This pack includes graphic organi
Need digital lessons to incorporate into your second grade writing curriculum? You will find 60 writing prompts that target first grade common core standards- specifically for Opinion, Narrative & Informative/Explanatory writing. Each writing prompt template is organized with a ”Plan” section an
Film as Literature Graphic Organizers
by James D. Whitaker
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Novel to Film (The Adaptation) Resource Bundle--130 + Pages!
Product/Materials Preface [Grades 5-12]:
This unique and undeniably useful product consists of seventy-five (75+) soph
This is a packet of 25 graphic organizers. Each organizer has 2 copies, one with lines and one without lines. I created these for use during my small group interventions, but the there are many more ways to use these!
Use them for centers, small groups, whole class, independent work, with a book,
This opinion writing pack can be used to showcase your students' opinion writing as they write a review for their favorite movie, book, or song. Students' final copy of their opinion writing (review) can be written on the papers provided in this pack to be hung as a writing bulletin board display p
I use this chart to teach my students to think analytically while watching a movie. It's easy for students to become passive viewers, but this graphic organizer combats this tendency. You can use this for short film clips or the entire film. This handout forces students to think and write about what
Need graphic organizers for your students? This is a great resource to have! 65 organizational tools for all subject areas that work for multiple grade levels.
The contents include:
1. KWL (Know, Wonder, Learn)
2. KWS (Know, Wonder, Sources)
5. Venn Diagram
7. Four Qu
A 20-page collection of graphic organizers! Help students organize their thoughts for oral and written language tasks. I created organizers such as:
**Conversation maps (summer vacation, what I did this weekend, blank conversations, retelling a movie or book)
**“How to”: list the steps fo
Looking for a fun and engaging packet of activities to stimulate critical thinking and assess comprehension while reading ANY book? Well, look no further! This print-and-go packet includes 25 Common Core Aligned graphic organizers than can be used again and again!
These activities are so easy to us
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 w
Common Core Standards Graphic Organizers for English/Language Arts (ELA) Reading
Multi-Use License: This purchase grants use for up to 15 users.
Do you need to implement the Common Core Standards into your curriculum? These graphic organizers are written for each individual anchor standard for Read
This Movie Review Template was created for my students to use with any movie that we watched during the school year. It enabled them to focus their attention on South Carolina 7th Grade teaching standards for ELA. I used it as a graphic organizer to prepare their thoughts and ideas in order to write
Reading Nonfiction & Fiction Graphic Organizers Grades 6, 7, 8
95 graphic organizers to use with ANY text: articles, speech transcripts, historical documents, novels, short stories, poetry, anything!
By request, these are similar to my Common Core Reading (Literature and Informational Texts) A
CHARACTER: Help your students develop their understanding of characterization with this Common Core aligned resource. Students sometimes find analyzing a character challenging, but this resource breaks it down clearly, and makes the task less daunting!
If it is graphic organizers you are looking for, your search is official over. This package contains over 100 highly engaging graphic organizers. Each page is different and contains something for all subject areas. Whether it’s logging down the steps of the Scientific Method utilizing a complex c
Calculus Applications to Integration Graphic Organizer or Poster
Great summary sheet and graphic organizer for your students for the Applications of Integration Unit. Use it for AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, and Calculus 2. Twelve formulas and matching graphs for each topic. The handout can als
Celebrate Day of the Dead with with this fun, easy lesson that uses video clips to explore the holiday. The 45 - 60 min lesson includes two graphic organizers that will guide students through two video clips about Día de los Muertos, and then comparing / contrasting the holiday with Halloween.
Are your students: watching a movie? listening to a guest speaker? going on a field trip? reading an article? Use one of these note sheets to help your students remember what they learn, or to see if your students understood what you wanted them to, or to take an easy grade on those experientia
We've all seen the Movie and Book Venn Diagrams. And so have our students - you can tell by the groans when you pass them out and tell them to take notes during the movie.
However, I found many problems with these organizers. First - students are tired of them. Second - they don't actually fit t
Instead of a question-based worksheet to pass out during the showing of this film (which has become an annual event), I've developed a few graphic organizers to help my students improve their writing skills.
I have seven characters from the movie inside the organizer, and I request that the studen
Book Movie Comparison Graphic Organizer for The Polar Express. This sheet can be used for any book. All you have to do is change the title to the book you choose. I use with The Polar Express, but could also be used with The Lorax, The Grinch Who Stole Christmas, and other great book-movie combos.
Truman Capote’s story is touching and thought-provoking. If you need something for those last few days of school before break to engage your students, this activity would be perfect. It covers crucial skills, such as theme, conflict, characterization, mood, and setting, while enjoy a little differen
This worksheet contains two essential questions to the film "Hotel Rwanda."
These two essential questions must then be backed up with specific examples from the film, and recorded by students as they watch the film (or afterward).
I used this with my 7th graders after a lesson on genocide, and d
This 22-question video guide will help your students get the most out of this powerful and insightful movie. This movie guide comes with an answer key. This movie also comes with a graphic organizer (it is up to the teacher to decide the issue) that allows students to apply reason and arguments to a
Whether reading the novel, viewing the movie, or both, students may use the graphic organizer to gather evidence to facilitate comprehension.
= Take notes in the table about what each courtroom participant says and does.
= Use the courtroom diagram to physically and emotionally position
Help your second grade students "read like a detective" with these graphic organizers that perfectly compliment Reading Street's Sleuth text. They are common core aligned with a focus on weekly targets and skills.
In each unit, you will find three graphic organizers per weekly text. The first one