"A Christmas Story" The Movie: Point of View, Characterization, Writing Prompts, Video Clips, and Notes
Students like to be entertained while they learn!
Introduce students to the concepts of point of view, characterization and questioning. This lesson can be used prior to teaching longer, more complex texts, short stories, poems, viewing films, creative writing, novel studies.
PDF File Includes:
★ Presentation for the smart board or projector
★ Background notes for the film
★ Active links to A Christmas Story movie clips
★ 3 Video Writing Prompts (to go with the clips)
★ Point of view Santa’s Lap and Leg Lamp Activity
★ Characterization Pink Bunny Pajamas Activity
★ Inference discussion questions
★ Answer key
Aligned ELA Common Core State Standards
File has a clickable embedded links to the movie clips on YouTube. You don't have to watch the entire film to have success with this product. Just use the clips provided. Enjoy watching it with your students (ALL video clips are highly appropriate and fun for 6-12 grade). --but you know your students best, and I recommend being familiar with the film.
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