Theater vs. Film
Kind of Activity:
Students will deepen their understanding of the play by adapting it to a new medium
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.11-12.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.11-12.1.B, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.3, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.3.B
Lead a class discussion about the differences between theater and film. Consider these specific facets of both media:
- Setting or location
- Timeframe of action
Track students' responses on a chart on a SmartBoard.
Now ask students to consider how Topdog/Underdog would be different if it were a movie. Ask students to consider all the facets discussed as...
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