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Storyboarding the Transformation from Dr. Jekyll into Mr. Hyde
|Grades||9 – 12|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Three 50-minute sessions|
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
- TV with DVD or Computer connected to the internet (with projector)
Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Writing & Publishing Prose
The Stapleless Book can be used for taking notes while reading, making picture books, collecting facts, or creating vocabulary booklets . . . the possibilities are endless!
- Freud Civilization and its Discontents excerpt handout
- Small Group Discussion Guide
- Storyboard Printout
- Sample Storyboard
- Note Taking Guide
- Suggested Adaptations
- Internet Movie Database
The internet movie database is an online database of movies and made for TV movies. It is a good place to start looking for adaptations of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. While it is a good resources for finding and reading about adaptations, you cannot stream movies from IMDB.
- You Tube
You can stream several adaptations of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde on youtube.com. Additionally, several clips of transformation scenes are available. Try search terms “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” and “Dr. Jekyll transformation.” Please preview all clips before showing in the classroom.
Netflix is a movie rental and streaming service that requires membership and costs a monthly fee. If you are already a customer, it is a good resource for streaming clips of transformation scenes without having to have the physical DVDs.
- This activity works best after students have completed the novel Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. It is possible to begin the first session before students have read the final section of the novel, Henry Jekyll’s account of the affair, but they will lack some of his explanation of his motivation.
- Prepare copies of the Freud Civilization and its Discontents for each student.
- Prepare copies of the Small Group Discussion Guide (1 for every 4 students).
- Prepare copies of the Storyboard Printouts or arrange to access the Stapleless Book Interactive.