Synthesizing the voice of the author visually by making a movie.
Brian’s plane crashes in the Canadian wilderness, and to survive, he must use a Hatchet. Katniss, using her wits and a bow and arrow, must fight to the death to save her sister in the Hunger Games. The people have lived in darkness for 200 years in The City of Embers.
This survey class of essential series sends readers scrambling for the next book, and the next.
As we follow these characters on their epic journeys of self-discovery and self-preservation, we endeavor to make essential text-to text, text-to-self, and text-to-world connections as we become well-versed in the advanced techniques of master storytellers that keep us on the edge of our seats.
Students create short stories, artwork for a movie poster, write a screenplay, and film a movie trailer. Be prepared to welcome your children down the red carpet.
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