And Then There Were None: Casting the Characters

In this lesson plan students will work in pairs to cast their own movie version of the novel. Students must have a knowledge of the characters and setting from the novel. Casting of the characters must correlate with the character traits mentioned in the book. Students will collaborate on a multimedia presentation that demonstrates understanding of characterization presented in a novel. Strategies and classroom accommodations for students with learning or behavior problem are listed at the bottom of the lesson plan. You will also find rubrics and assessments for the project.

Standards & Objectives

Academic standards
CLE 3005.7.4
Apply and adapt the principles of written composition to create coherent media productions.
GLE 0701.4.4
Write a research paper, using primary and secondary sources and technology and graphics, as appropriate.
 
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Learning objectives: 
  • Students will collaborate on a multimedia presentation that demonstrates understanding of characterization presented in a novel.

Lesson Variations

Blooms taxonomy level: 
Understanding

Helpful Hints

Materials and Technology:

  • Character List and notes from novel
  • Copy of novel
  • Laptops, projector, multimedia program, whiteboard
  • Video Camera (Optional)

References

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