Secondhand Lions, like Big Fish, is perfect for Creative Writing. I generally do not show both movies to the same class, because it is a writing class after all.
I love this movie for its stories and its focus on storytelling as a way to bring out the best in people while pulling them together. The characters in this movie always inspire students to create complex characters with an unexpected past.
In this viewing guide, you will find character comparison and development questions as well as description and review questions to throw in some writing practice in the midst of a movie.
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