Are you looking for a highly engaging final assessment surrounding the novel, Monster, by Walter Dean Myers? This week-long project asks students to view the Oscar Award-Winning documentary, Murder on a Sunday Morning, and compare it to the shockingly similar novel. Students love seeing the real-life courtroom action play out and connecting it to the novel they read in class.
- Assignment Directions
- Viewing Guide for Monster vs. Murder on a Sunday Morning
- Graphic Organizer for Compare/Contrast Essay
- 2 Comprehensive Peer-Review Forms
- 1 Rubric
For this week-long final assignment, there is no preparation needed!
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