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Language Arts Program
The Giver: Comparative Essay
Dive into the world of The Giver
The Page to Screen Club is a chance for students to engage with incredible, youth-focused science fiction novels that have been adapted into major feature films! We will examine the differences between each medium, where authorial/directorial choices diverge and why, and ultimately decide how successful each adaptation was. Movie-lovers unite!
Areas of Focus | Students will get to:
- Watch excellent movie adaptations of significant science fiction franchises
- Gain a deeper understanding of the film-making/adapting process
- Discuss major themes
- Design a new Movie Poster
Main Skills to be taught and practiced:
- Critical Analysis
- Comparative writing
- Poster Design
New York Times Review - Review the movie as a junior editor for the New York Times Entertainment section
The Giver, by Lois Lowry