The Perks of Being a Film Adaptation
Kind of Activity:
Students will be able to analyze an adaptation of the novel and consider the strengths and shortcomings of the book compared to the film.
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.1; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.2; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.R.9-10.7
Watch the 2012 film adaptation of The Perks of Being a Wallflower, starring Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, and Ezra Miller. Have the students discuss the following:
-Which did you like better, the movie or the book?
-Why do you prefer one or the other?
-What did the film do that the book didn't or...
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