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Activity Overview


Movie posters are a fun way for students to boil down the most important aspects of a novel. After reading Tuck Everlasting, students will create a movie poster that showcases the setting, characters and a chosen scene or overarching themes of the story. Students can include the title and author of the book, a catchy tagline, and a "critic's review" informing the audience why they should go to see the movie and briefly describing the compelling story.

To make this a class assignment, consider giving each student a different chapter or scene to focus on. When students complete their posters, they can be printed out and hung in the classroom. Students should be prepared to present on the choices they made during the creation process.

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Template and Class Instructions

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Objective: Create a "Movie Poster" for the book Tuck Everlasting.

Student Instructions:

  1. Click "Start Assignment".
  2. Identify scenes, characters, items and /or animals appropriate to Tuck Everlasting and arrange them artfully on the poster. You may choose to showcase a particular scene in the book or an overarching theme.
  3. Add the title and author of the book as well as a catchy slogan or tagline.
  4. Add a "critic's review": one to three sentences describing why the audience should see this movie and what is compelling about the story.

Lesson Plan Reference

Grade Level 4-6

Difficulty Level 3 (Developing to Mastery)

Type of Assignment Individual

Type of Activity: Movie Posters

Common Core Standards
  • [ELA-Literacy/RL/4/2] Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.
  • [ELA-Literacy/RL/5/2] Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text.

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