Reflection: Data Analysis Two mediums, one topic: Comparing the treatment of setting in "The Most Dangerous Game" and a movie clip - Section 6: Closure


I noticed that the students did a fantastic job with the charting of figurative language that describes the setting and creates a mood, BUT the comparison paragraphs for the closure paragraphs were underwhelming. Some students did a great job of including details from the text and the movie, but others did not include ANY details, and I was rather frustrated. As I reflected on possible reasons, I noted that students did not have enough time at the end of the period and rushed through that part. Instead of 10 minutes, they had about five---which clearly wasn't enough.

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Two mediums, one topic: Comparing the treatment of setting in "The Most Dangerous Game" and a movie clip

Unit 7: Actions and Reactions in The Most Dangerous Game
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Objective: SWBAT identify and analyze the impact of word choices on mood in order to compare the treatment of a topic in two different mediums

Big Idea: Students become book and movie critics to analyze and compare an author and a producer’s portrayal of a setting

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