Movies Can Teach

We all love a great movie — and what better way to capture a teachable moment!

Historic movies, Steampunk movies, even emotional movies can help students of all ages learn.

This great website has lists of movies which can be used to teach:

http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/lesson-plans/cover-cover-comparing-books-1098.html

There are times when comparing a book to its movie can be very educational. They have that list and other great resources:

Books to Movies List

The list looks like this (only longer) —

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Another great site that helps us locate literary devices in movies is here:

http://www.teachwithmovies.org/literature-subject-list.htm#devices

It starts out like so:

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As we start into the New Year let’s add learning with movies to our list of resolutions.

Happy New 2015!

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