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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Literature Circle Roles Reframed: Reading as a Film Crew
|Grades||6 – 8|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Three to Six 50-minute sessions|
Grades 8 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
Students create storyboards to compare and contrast a book and its film adaptation.
Grades 3 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  February 20
Students do a journal entry about barriers that have been brokensuch as age, race, and genderthat might impede them in the future, and how they can break through those barriers.
Grades 5 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  May 16
Students make lists of their favorite and least favorite movies and brainstorm qualities that make a film good or bad. Next, students write a movie review for a film they have seen.
Grades 9 – 12 | Professional Library | Book
In this practical guide, John Golden makes direct links between film and literary study by addressing reading strategies (e.g., predicting, responding, questioning) and key aspects of textual analysis.
ACTIVITIES & PROJECTS
Grades 6 – 8 | Activity & Project
Before seeing a film based on a book, classic or contemporary, children can learn about filmmaking and create their own scenes based on their favorite moments from the book.