Wednesday, October 8, 2014

All Boys, All Blogged: October 8, 2014

Focus: How does the film version of Of Mice and Men change or strengthen our interpretation of the novel? 

1. Warming up with a quick mini lesson on how to "read" movies

Create a Google doc called "___________ (your last name) Film Notes"

As you watch, please include a few notes on the following:

  • What does the film add that wasn't in the book?
  • What does the film delete that was in the book?
  • Why do you think the film made these changes?  What do you think of them?

2. Enjoying and analyzing the film version of Of Mice and Men (while I FINALLY give you credit for your annotations and reading journals for Chapters 4-6)

3. Wrapping up with a quick thesis:

The film version of Of Mice and Men changes _____________ by _____________ in order to illustrate that _________________.

1. FINAL DRAFTS ARE DUE OCTOBER 13.  The grade you receive on this final draft is, in fact, final, so please see me or e-mail me if you need more feedback on your rough draft.

2. Finish your independent reading book by Friday.

3. By tomorrow, complete your assignment of the week: Colons and Semicolons

1 comment:

  1. The film version of "Of Mice and Men" changes the opening of the movie by beginning the movie with the woman in the red dress in order to foreshadow troubles that George and Lennie are going to face on the ranch.