One of the first reading concepts I teach (or review) in 6th, 7th, and 8th grades is plot structure. So, I thought it was the perfect time to share some of my favorite resources to use when teaching plot structure. 1. Posters First, click the posters above to grab this set of plot posters free …
Teacher has created long list of cartoon Pixar (and other) shorts to be used to teach reading strategies. She also has graphic organizers to go with them....Totally and completely amazing! What a great way to get (and keep) the kids' attention!
How to use Pixar Short Films to quickly master Plot. 10 highly engaging short films to study plot and the story elements. “Burn-E” “Day & Night” “Dug’s Special Mission” “For the Birds” “Geri’s Game” “Knick Knack” “Lifted” “Partly Cloudy” “Presto” “Tin Toy” Enjoy the Pixar Short Films Study! 1,924 Downloads so far...
Using movie shorts in the classroom can be very engaging. Guide your students to make inferences using a Pixar short. The post includes two free graphic organizers to help your students! Perfect to use for any book or video.
I Want to Make a Short Film - Canal Plus Film Making Flow Charts (The Flow Chart campaign was developed at BETC Paris by Stéphane Xiberras, Olivier Apers, Gregory Ferembach, David Troquier, and Les Graphiquants.)
Duck Soup is a silent comedy short film starring Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy prior to their official billing as the duo Laurel and Hardy. The team appeared in a total of 107 films between 1921 and 1951.
Pigeon: Impossible Wordless film. Great for inferring right from the get go...Infer the setting, the profession of the man, what might happen, character feelings based on actions and expressions...really good.