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Page to Screen: Divergent

Engage with incredible, youth-focused science fiction novels that have been adapted into major feature films!

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About this course

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!

What you'll learn

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
  • Poster Design
  • Comparative writing
  • Discussion

End-of-Week Project:  

New York Times Review - Review the movie as a junior editor for the New York Times Entertainment section

Materials & Homework

Divergent, by Veronica Roth

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Headmaster, Focus Learning

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Headmaster, Focus Learning

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$300

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Grades:
5-8
Duration:
Half-day for 1 week
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$300

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Grades:
5-8
Duration:
Half-day for 1 week
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