Tuesdays With Morrie is both a book and a movie. They are alike and different in so many different ways. The movie is never going to have as much detail as the book did, but they did a good job making the movie as close as possible to the book.
Hilly is portrayed in the book as a dark haired woman, whose weight increased throughout the timeline in the book, but in the movie, she is thin and stays that way through the whole movie.
Students will respond with ideas that suggest they were comparing the book to the movie and mentally noting similarities and differences. Inform students that since they have just finished the book, they are going to watch a movie based upon it. During the movie they will consider how well the movie honors the ideas presented in the book.
Watching a movie after reading the book is a wonderful way to encourage students to think critically about how each medium presented roughly the same information. Here are some questions to ask: Think about the setting of the book. Did the setting in the movie look like you had imagined it? (Good ones for this are the Harry Potter series, Holes, The Chronicles of Narnia series, and Where.
In the movie there were difference then in the book. In this book and movie All My Sons there are certain statements one was If you want to know ask Joe another is there is a universe outside your responsible. Both these statements are important in the book and movie. The black and whit.
When writing a movie or book critique, it is important to reflect your opinions of the piece and evaluate it to certain criteria. To review a book, it's needed to comment on what points made it great and enjoyable to read then compare it to similar books in its genre or prequels.
Compare and Contrast Book and Movie with analysis. To merely list the similarities and the divergences from the plot could be done by anyone. Put in your own analysis, something only you can come create. Introduction. Give the overall picture. Define the subject matter, give brief, all inclusive background.
These resources will help your students think more critically when comparing and contrasting a book with its movie counterpart. Use this resource over and over again with ANY book that has a movie version. The following is included in this compare and contrast books and movie resource: -1 printab.