comparative media and formats

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Kelly Philbeck
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English / Language Arts
Middle (6-8)

Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick is an all-time favorite novel for middle school students. In this module, students will be comparing the written story to its filmed version, analyzing the effects and techniques unique to each medium.

This module is taught in October, near...

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New Hampshire Task Bank
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NH educators
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English / Language Arts
9, 10, 11, 12
High (9-12)

Compare and contrast how multiple types of media portrayed a current event, analyzing how words, or sounds, and still or moving images are used in each medium.  The literary essay should be between 3-5 pages (5-8 paragraphs).

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