These activities will help your students think more critically when comparing and contrasting a book with its movie counterpart. Use this resource over and over again with ANY book that has a movie version.
The following resources are included:
-1 printable with questions for students to answer after reading the book but before watching the movie
-3 printables with questions and charts to fill out to compare the book with the movie
-9 pages of activities to help your students be successful in writing an essay that compares and contrasts the book with the movie. Scaffolding is provided for students that need it, allowing you to differentiate more easily.
-2 grading rubrics
This works with a variety of children's books, including Polar Express, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Matilda, Charlotte's Web, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, The Tale of Despereaux, Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH, Holes, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Because of Winn Dixie, How to Train Your Dragon, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, The Phantom Tollbooth, The Mouse and The Motorcycle, James and the Giant Peach, Stellaluna, Where the Red Fern Grows, Jumanji, The Indian in the Cupboard, and more.
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