This activity bundle gives you several choices for comparing a movie (or portion of a movie) with a short story or novel of your choice. Includes evaluation of the movie vs book pairing with several options. Fully editable.
While use of movies in the classroom can be controversial, bringing different media into lessons for comparison and evaluation can be a worthwhile activity. A well-structured comparison and evaluation activity requires higher-order thinking
--Instruction with suggested and sample comparison items
--Comparison Table with 10 slots for teacher or student selected comparison items
-- Best of Both Worlds comparison where students pick which parts of the book and which parts of the movie were better
-- Final Evaluation: two versions. Students write either a paragraph or an essay on which version was better. (Rubric included for essay.)
Use one or more parts with any book and movie pairing.
This item is a Word document (.docx format) and is fully editable to fit your classroom needs.
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