Need to look at: teacher has created long list of cartoon Pixar (and other) shorts to be used to teach reading strategies. She also has graphic organizers to go with them....Totally and completely amazing! What a great way to get (and keep) the kids' attention!
Pixar's "Day and Night" short film. I used this today for a first grade science lesson on day sky vs. night sky and it was a PERFECT set. It highlights some of the good things about each to get the wheels turning in their head, and the kids really enjoyed it! I followed it up by a Venn diagram of day and night that we completed as a class.
Inferencing with VIDEOS: Lesson Plan & Activities NO PREP:Use short film clips to teach students to make inferences and to cite implicit and explicit evidence for secondary reading literature and reading informational texts. Introduce, Practice & Assess: CCSS.ELA.RI.1 & CCSS.RL.1 (GRADES 6-12)! Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. Pixar shorts to teach reading and inferencing
Teach EVERY reading literature and reading informational text common core state standard with film clips (Grades 6-8)! Common Core ELA Test Prep is FUN with VIDEO CLIP ACTIVITIES! Use videos to teach inferencing! Use pixar shorts to teach main idea, plot characterization! Use spoken word and speeches to teach theme! An entire year of middle school english curriculum. NO PREP secondary text bundle for reading literature and informational text standards #videostoteachinferencing