Reflection: Joy Adapting a Story for the Screen - Section 1: Starter


Sharing my own experiences with writing and literature is one of my favorite things to do with my students.  I think they tend to see me as more of a real person when I talk about the books and movies I loved when I was their age.

I have had more than one person comment on the passion and joy that shine through when I'm talking about something I love.  I can't help it.  I truly wear my heart on my sleeve.  However, I think that the reason I am able to convey this joy is because I truly feel it.  I do.

We are certainly not in this job for the money.  If we're not feeling true fulfillment and joy from the subjects we teach then the work can become wrote and monotonous. 

I challenge you to find your joy in the content you're sharing with students.  Each and every time you can share a story with kids about why you love what you're teaching, it makes your day, and theirs, a little brighter.

Merry Sunshine, out!

  Sharing Your Passion
  Joy: Sharing Your Passion
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Adapting a Story for the Screen

Unit 16: Genre Swap
Lesson 2 of 5

Objective: SWBAT use narrative techniques to develop a script by adapting a fictional story for the screen.

Big Idea: Get ready, Hollywood, a new batch of screenwriters are ready!

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