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Looking to get your students even more invested in a book? If there's a movie version of the book, then do an activity comparing the book to the movie! This blog post shares some guiding questions and links to a FREE worksheet you can download and use in your classroom.

Comparing the Book to the Movie

Watching a movie after reading the book is a wonderful way to encourage students to think critically about how each medium presented roughly the same information. Here are some questions to ask: Think about the setting of the book. Did the setting in the movie look like you had imagined it? (Good ones for this are the Harry Potter series, Holes, The Chronicles of Narnia series, and Where

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Using Analogies

    keyboard : computer : : pen : ____________ Thanksgiving Analogies Analogies like the ones above require you to analyze a pair of pictures or words to find a connection (or sometimes more than one connection) and apply that connection to a new pair. Doing analogies is a good idea because:   Analogies are a great way to improve analytical thinking, verbal comprehension, and

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