Lesson Plan

Screen Play

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High schoolers examine the New York Times review of the film adaptations of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings and explore the elements of scriptwriting. They read the article about the film adaptation screenplay and examine a sample screenplay to determine the basic format and style. Then they create a screenplay adaptation from a selected short story. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
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10th - 12th
English Language Arts
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1 hr
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