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The Book vs. The Movie: An Ongoing Summer Book Club Camp for Ages 9-12

In this ongoing course, students will compare a popular story to the movie version.
Sarah Sewell, M.Ed.
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Class Experience

Before class, students should read the book and watch the movie. 
If they find it helpful, they can complete the graphic organizer to compare the two formats.
30 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class.
Some movies students will watch are rated PG. Please see below for those marked.

Week of May 3: The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate
Week of May 10: Holes by Louis Sachar (*Movie rated PG for violence, mild language and some thematic elements)
Week of May 17: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis (*Movie rated PG for mild threat, fantasy violence and battle sequences)
Week of May 24: Wonder by R.J. Palacio (*Movie rated PG for thematic elements including bullying, and some mild language)
Week of May 31: James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahsl
Week of June 7: The Spiderwick Chronicles by Holly Black and ‎Tony DiTerlizzi
Week of June 14: The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick
Week of June 21: How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell
Week of June 28: The Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl
Week of July 5: Zathura by Chris Van Allsburg
Week of July 12: A Series of Unfortunate Events by Daniel Handler and Brett Helquist
Week of July 26: The Tale of Despereaux by Kate Dicamillo
Week of August 2: Coraline by Neil Gaiman
Week of August 9: Inkheart by Cornelia Funke (*Movie rated PG for fantasy adventure action, some scary moments and brief language)
Week of August 16: The Lightening Thief by Rick Riordan
Week of August 23: Hoot by Carl Hiaasen
Week of August 30: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl (1971 movie)


Sarah Sewell, M.Ed.
Lives in the United States
Elementary Teacher, Reading Specialist, Stay at Home Mom
275 total reviews
810 completed classes

About Me

I am passionate about instilling a love of reading in children through sharing engaging, high interest texts. The classes I teach are literacy based, and I also offer reading assessments to help parents have a better understanding of... 
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