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Novel study: The Tale of Despereaux and a film version - compare and contrast

Novel study: The Tale of Despereaux and a film version - compare and contrast
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This chart provides a way for students to organize their observations about the movie version of the Newbery-award winning novel The Tale of Despereaux, by Kate DiCamillo.

Rather than "just watching a movie," students will be able to analyze it effectively by comparing and contrasting it with the novel. As a graphic organizer, this chart heightens the students' attentive responses and focuses their thoughts on how the quest to do something noble in The Tale of Despereaux can be presented through different media.

The film for The Tale of Despereaux is available on DVD at Amazon.com and elsewhere. It runs for 94 minutes.

This resource is created by Stephen Campbell. Check out my charts for other novel/movie pairings:

Because of Winn-Dixie
Bridge to Terabithia
Charlotte's Web
The City of Ember
Maniac Magee
Number the Stars and the movie Miracle at Midnight
Number the Stars and an amateur film version
The Tale of Despereaux
Tuck Everlasting
A Wrinkle in Time
The Outsiders
The Devil's Arithmetic
Total Pages
2 pages
Answer Key
Does not apply
Teaching Duration
2 days
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