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Reading in the Reel World: Teaching Documentaries and Other Nonfiction Texts
by John Golden
|Grades||7 – 12|
John Golden offers middle and high school teachers a practical guide for using documentary film in the classroom to improve students' reading, writing, and thinking skills; the book includes discussions of over 30 films, step-by-step activities, and copy-ready handouts.
Grades 5 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  October 6
Students think about the sound in a movie they have seen multiple times. Then students predict what sounds they expect to hear in a short scene from a film with the sound turned down.