Lesson Plan

My Shoes

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Engage your pupils in short story and short film. Using a still from the film as inspiration, pairs compose short stories, which they later share and compare with other members of the class. They then watch the film and respond to a series of questions about the film in small groups. In addition, class members explore the message of the film, pick apart idioms, and write a second short story individually. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Classroom Considerations
  • Since this lesson was originally written, the video has been watched another million times; you may wish to edit a question in the plan to reflect this change
  • Depending on the level of your students, you might consider providing additional scaffolding for some of the activities
  • The plan may take longer than the hour listed in the resource
  • Video is thought-provoking, if a bit sad
  • The resource comes with everything you need to teach the lesson including questions, writing prompts, and video comments to analyze
  • Pupils are encouraged to collaborate and discuss
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