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Compare And Contrast Books And Movies Essays

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Don't judge a book by its movie!

Students LOVE to watch the movie version of a book they have just read, whhich presents teachers with a valuable opportunity to teach compare-and-contrast/opinion writing.

This complete resource will take your students through the entire process of writing a 5-paragraph essay with 11 detailed lessons and supporting student planning pages.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.1 Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information. {Grades 4-8}

Lesson 1- Viewing the Movie, Venn Diagram
Lesson 2- Getting Started: Compare and Contrast
Lesson 3- Pre-Writing: Thinking About an Essay
Lesson 4- The "Meat": Writing the Body of Your Essay
Lesson 5- Essential Component: Writing a Thesis Statement
Lesson 6- First Impression: Writing the Introduction to Your Essay
Lesson 7- It's a Wrap!: Writing a Concluding Paragraph
Lesson 8- Familiarize Your Students with the Grading Rubric
Lesson 9- Putting It All Together: First Draft
Lesson 10- Self and Peer Editing
Lesson 11- Time to Publish and Assess

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Essay on Compare and Contrast "The Help" book and movie

838 WordsOct 2nd, 20134 Pages

There are many differences between the book, The Help, and the movie, “The Help”. Although the director did manage to keep some of plot the same, there are still not as many similarities as differences in the book and movie. To start off, the director did keep most of the characters looks and personalities the same in the movie as in the book. Some differences were that in the book Skeeter is big and tall, but the movie has her slender and average height, if not shorter. Hilly is portrayed in the book as a dark haired woman, whose weight increased throughout the timeline in the book, but in the movie, she is thin and stays that way through the whole movie. Also in the movie, Skeeter’s maid, Constantine, is shorter that Skeeter, although…show more content…

He got the idea from a book called “The Invisible Man”, and Aibileen decides to help Skeeter with it because of Miss Hilly. Unlike the book, Skeeter comes up with the idea of writing what it’s like to be a black maid working for a white family herself, and Aibileen chooses to help her with it because of God and Miss Hilly. Near the end of the book, Aibileen gives Skeeter a copy of “The Help” signed by everyone that helped out. In the movie, the church (filled with everyone who helped the book) gives Aibileen a signed book. Celia has very different events in the book and in the movie. For example, in the book, Celia hires Minny without telling her husband Johnny. He soon finds out about Minny by the improvement of the meals. In the movie Celia tells Johnny about Minny. Later in the book, Minny thinks Celia has a drinking problem, because she is going upstairs and hiding in her room all the time with a drink. She then finds out that Celia is trying to avoid a miscarriage and it is a drink that she bought to help avoid them, but there is no mention of this in the movie. The book states that there is a naked man that tries to break into Celia’s house, but Celia and Minny scare him off. This is not shown or talked about in the movie. When Celia gets drunk in the book, she accidently rips a part of Miss Hilly’s dress, and Hilly asks for $200, saying it’s going to help children in Africa, but in the movie, there is no request for money, a check

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