"Hana's Suitcase": Comparing Text and Video
1 The Hook
- After reading the text, Hana's Suitcase" and viewing the DVD about the book, "Inside Hana's Suitcase ",student triads will brainstorm ideas for a summary statement for the book. Students will use Power Notes ( number notes) to capture the ideas and events that impressed them during reading-referring to their previously-written sticky notes
- Using this information, students will add their own thoughts and ideas as they independently create their own digital posters, comparing and contrasting the book and movie. Students may choose to use either GlogsterEdu, or Prezi.
- Students are to include evidence from the text and DVD to support their ideas.
2 Direct Instruction
3 Independent Practice
- Identify the Common Core strand,Reading Literature in the lesson section of the Goalbook website. The lesson entitled "Text and Video" gives a variety of independent activities to meet the needs of each learner.
- Using notes and posters, students create a piece of writing that analyzes the similarities and differences between the text and video. Differentiate using the various activities listed in Goalbook, to meet the learning needs of each student.
- Check for understanding.
Present student work by posting around the classroom. Each Team stands beside their pieces, to explain. Teams take turns explaining their process, and answering any questions.
Key Standards Supported
Compare and contrast a written story, drama, or poem to its audio, filmed, staged, or multimedia version, analyzing the effects of techniques unique to each medium (e.g., lighting, sound, color, or camera focus and angles in a film).
(Not applicable to literature)
Compare and contrast a fictional portrayal of a time, place, or character and a historical account of the same period as a means of understanding how authors of fiction use or alter history.