Meet You at the Movies

Brightly equipped knights and highborn maidens come to life as young screenwriters use the provided worksheet to script a film version of Edgar Allan Poe's "Eldorado" or "Annabel Lee."

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Brainstorm possible ways for groups to share their movie plan
Classroom Considerations

  • The activity assumes participants are familiar with characterization, plot, mood, and atmosphere
Pros

  • The activity encourages kids to consider the asthetic elements of film
Cons

  • No rubric is provided
Common Core