After reading the novel The Devil’s Arithmetic by Jane Yolen, show your students the movie based on this book. The movie can be ordered on Amazon. It is 97 minutes long.
There are several differences between the novel and movie. As your students view the movie, allow them to jot down similarities and differences using the “Movie Watching Notes” handout included in this packet. Students can also complete the Venn diagram page (also included).
After watching the movie, students can take the test. You may want to allow them the option of looking back in the novel if needed. The test has 15 multiple choice questions and one open-ended response question. An answer key is provided.