This chart provides a way for students to organize their observations about the acclaimed novel Wonder, by R. J. Palacio. The depth of realism and emotion in this story about courage and kindness made this book an instant favorite not only of educators but also of students and families.
Narration by the main character, Auggie Pullman, is integrated with viewpoints from his family and others, creating a quilt of perspectives that keep the attention of readers and viewers to the end.
Rather than "just watching a movie," students can use this resource to analyze the film version of this story effectively by comparing and contrasting it with the novel. As a graphic organizer, this chart heightens the students' attentive responses and improves their awareness of the themes and events in Wonder as presented through different media.
The movie "Wonder" was released in theaters in November 2017 and runs about 1 hour and 45 minutes. At this time the DVD release date has not been announced.
This resource is created by Stephen Campbell. Check out the full list of charts for other novel/movie pairings:
• Because of Winn-Dixie
• Bridge to Terabithia
• Charlotte's Web
• The City of Ember
• The Devil's Arithmetic
• Maniac Magee
• Number the Stars and the movie Miracle at Midnight
• Number the Stars and an amateur film version
• The Outsiders
• The Tale of Despereaux
• Tuck Everlasting
• A Wrinkle in Time