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Have You Seen the Movie Yet?

 

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Have You Seen the Movie Yet?

Grades 6 – 8
Activity Time 2 to 4 hours, depending upon the number of strategies used to evaluate and create scenes (can be completed over several days)
Activity Author

Jaime R. Wood

Jaime R. Wood

Portland, Oregon

 
Publisher National Council of Teachers of English
 

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Grades   9 – 12  |  Activity & Project

Telling Good from Bad in Movies and Television

In this activity, you can discuss with teens how they can tell the “good” characters from the “bad” ones by watching for clues that the movie makers have left.

 

Grades   7 – 12  |  Activity & Project

Music in Movies: You Pick the Soundtrack

Explore how music can have an emotional impact on a scene in a movie, then help teens write and film a scene of their own.

 

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Grades   7 – 10  |  Printout  |  Learning New Skills

Tips for Using Movie Maker

It’s easy to make a movie today, thanks to software that may already be on your home computer. Create movies to communicate through video.

 

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