Students will explore theme and create an iMovie movie trailer for a book they recently read.
PROJECT INTRO: Imagine that you are the author of the book you have just read. Suddenly the book becomes a best seller. A Hollywood movie studio wants you to make the book into a movie. The movie studio wants you to present a short trailer explaining the theme and central idea of the book. You must also explain why the story, characters, conflicts, etc., would make a good film. Suggest a filming location and the actors to play the various roles. Use the information below to outline your movie proposal.
All files are editable. Rubric included.
PowerPoint on themes located on store site. Recommended for middle or high school classes.
Skills: Identifying Themes; Summarizing Main Ideas; Technology; Plot Line