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GREAT START OR YEAR-END ACTIVITY. Cast Away is a great movie to ease students into back-to-school, and review short story terminology from last year with sound educational value for teachers!
Also a GREAT STARTER OR ENDING TO A SHORT STORY UNIT (literary terms review)
SHORT STORY / LITERARY TERMS COVERED IN THIS DOCUMENT:
- Setting (Time, Place, Weather Conditions, Social Circumstances)
- Inciting Incident
- Person vs. Nature/Environment
- Person vs. Self
- Person vs. Time
- Theme Statement
- Irony (Dramatic Irony)
Two-page WORKSHEET to complete while viewing the film, including short story terms, higher level inferential thinking skills, and starter-questions for class discussion. (Answer Key included)
Three-page QUIZ to complete after viewing the film. (Quiz contains mostly comprehension-based questions.) (Answer Key included)