Reflection: Student Portfolios Comparative Writing on Film and Text Version of Choice Read - Section 2: Students Write individually/Interviews

 

Roughly 70% of the students were able to complete this task with little help from me, and some of these spent extra time at home and in study hall the next day in order to get the level of detail to a reasonable level.  Here, an example The Help Book Vs. Movie reveals a high degree of investment in the work and in the class.  In this case, the student has been committed to high quality work all year, and the book itself motivated her to write well. 

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Comparative Writing on Film and Text Version of Choice Read

Unit 12: Reading Unbound: Using a Choice Text to Assess Yearlong Reading and to Explore Intertextual Connections
Lesson 3 of 7

Objective: SWBAT explain differences in representation between the book and movie for their choice texts by writing observations of both and by crafting a comparison paragraph.

Big Idea: Book to movie to writing to movie: this sequence of lessons challenges students to think across modes.

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