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Language Arts  

In the Language Arts section of Movies in the Classroom, there are numerous lesson plans waiting to be discovered. You’ll find ‘The Inner Beast Will Be Released’ (The Hulk), Living Forever (Tuck Everlasting), ‘Plot Structure’ (The Hours & Adaptation), ‘How Literature Effects Our Lives’ (The Hours), ‘Imagery in Shakespeare’ (A Midsummer Night’s Dream) which has Internet resources, worksheets, a crossword puzzle, and a word search, Character & Society (Lord of the Rings), and ‘Time Travel in Literature’ (The Time Machine). Extras include a Book List for Finding Nemo, Picture Books for Kids, suggested films, a Vocabulary List for The Pianist, Street Slang from Gangs of New York, an Excerpt from The Secret Language of Crime: The Rogue’s Lexicon, a Lord of the Rings Poster Store and a Lord of the Rings Trivia Test.


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Language Arts
Tale of Despereaux Writing Competition
Write a character study for the Tale of Despereaux, and win a special Despereaux movie package.

Dec 19, 2008, 21:25 PST

Language Arts
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Tale of Despereaux Writing Competition

Tale of Despereaux Writing Competition at ClassBrain.com.

Dec 19, 2008, 14:56 PST

Language Arts
ClassBrain's Kit Kittredge® Hometown Reporter Competition
Learn how you can become a published writer in The Kit Kittredge® Hometown Reporter Competition sponsored by ClassBrain® and Picturehouse®, and win cool prizes in celebration of the new American Girl®, Kit Kittredge® movie.

Jun 29, 2008, 12:34 PST

Language Arts
Hobo Jungle Poetry - Kit Kittredge
Create a series of Hobo Poems depicting the Depression Era, which is the setting for the Kit Kittredge American Girl Movie.
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Jun 29, 2008, 12:27 PST

Language Arts
Creating a Bucket List
In The Bucket List, Nicholson and Freeman spend their last days crossing items off their list of things to do, people to see, and places to visit. Why not make your own list and start today?

Dec 18, 2007, 20:02 PST

Language Arts
Lord of the Rings - Character & Society

´┐Ż New Line Cinema 2001
Discover the complexities of the societies that Tolkein created in Middle Earth. Create your own Tolkien character.

Apr 23, 2007, 23:26 PST

Language Arts
Pirate Books For Kids of All Ages
If you love pirates, and you love to read, take a look through our pirate bookstore. We have wonderful books that are just waiting to help you explore the world of pirates.
Film: Pirates of the Caribbean

Sep 5, 2006, 16:35 PST

Language Arts
Joseph Conrad's Secret Agent
Anarchists and tragedy abound in Joseph Conrad's A Secret Agent. Read the e-text courtesy of Penn State and explore some of the questions reaised by this classic text.

Aug 26, 2006, 20:32 PST

Language Arts
Lord of the Rings Trivia Test
Test your knowledge of Tolkien's classic text, Lord of the Rings."
Aug 26, 2006, 10:33 PST

Language Arts
The Polar Express

┬ę Houghton Mifflin
Based on the popular children's book, The Polar Express has inspired some wonderful lesson plans. Come see for yourself!

Aug 26, 2006, 09:39 PST

Language Arts
War of the Worlds
Read H.G. Wells' famous story of The War of the Worlds. (1898)
Aug 25, 2006, 19:12 PST

Language Arts
The Polar Express - Reading Materials

┬ęHoughton Mifflin
Just in time for the film! Check out these Polar Express reading materials.

Aug 25, 2006, 11:29 PST

Language Arts
Excerpt From The Secret Language of Crime: The Rogue's Lexicon

Courtesy of Templegate Publishers
This is a supplemental resource for the Gangs of New York Lesson Plan.
Film: Gangs of New York

Aug 25, 2006, 10:29 PST

Language Arts
Vocabulary List for "The Pianist" Lesson Plans
This set of vocabulary words is a supplemental resource for The Pianist Lesson Plans.
Film: The Pianist

Aug 25, 2006, 08:58 PST

Language Arts
Worksheet - A Midsummer Night's Dream Crossword Puzzle

´┐Ż Fox Searchlight 1999

Work on your Shakespearean vocabulary with this crossword puzzle. A Supplemental resource for A Midsummer Night's Dream - Imagery in Shakespeare

Grade Level: 6-12, college

PDF - Adobe Acrobat Required

Movie: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

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Aug 24, 2006, 16:37 PST

Language Arts
Worksheet - Time Travel Crossword Puzzle

This Crossword Puzzle is a supplemental resource for Time Travel in Literature

Grade Level: 5-12

PDF - Adobe Acrobat Required

Movies:  The Time Machine (2002), The Time Machine (1960), Clockstoppers, Somewhere In Time

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Aug 24, 2006, 15:37 PST

Language Arts
Book List for Finding Nemo
If you enjoyed Finding Nemo, take a look at some of these fun books based on the film.

Aug 24, 2006, 15:26 PST

Language Arts
Worksheet - Time Travel Word Search Puzzle

This Word Search Puzzle is a supplemental resource for Time Travel in Literature

Grade Level: 5-12

PDF - Adobe Acrobat Required

Movies:  The Time Machine (2002), The Time Machine (1960), Clockstoppers, Somewhere In Time

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Aug 24, 2006, 15:26 PST

Language Arts
Time Travel in Literature
Explore various approaches to time travel in literature and film.
Grade level: 5-12
Movies: The Time Machine (2002), The Time Machine (1960), Clockstoppers, Somewhere In Time

Aug 24, 2006, 14:43 PST

Language Arts
The Inner Beast Will Be Released
Movie: The Hulk

´┐Ż Amazon Books
Do you have another side to your personality? Maybe one that few people have seen? Learn a bit about your inner self with this lesson plan.
Grade Level: 7-12, College
Movies: The Hulk, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde

Aug 24, 2006, 14:11 PST



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