Modernize It Project, Works with any Novel or Short Story

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Many of the classic stories read in English classes are written and set in the past. The characters do not have many of the modern tools available today—but what if they did? Students will examine the impact of various technologies on the story and retell some or all of the story briefly showing the way things would be different if modernized. Rubric included.

This project is a fun creative writing activity. It is flexible and can be completed in a variety of formats. Students or teacher may select narrative writing, PowerPoint, film, graphic novel or other format.

•Modernize It! Technology’s Impact worksheet—can be used as a prewriting activity for the project, or as a stand-alone activity for examination or discussion of the effect of a modern setting and technology.
•Modernize It! Student printable with rubric

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