Science Fiction Selections: Connecting Film to Literature for First and Second Graders
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Students involved in a positive viewing process can come to know more about the world and themselves. In the text
How to Read a Film
, James Monaco notes that an introductory course should “teach people how to think about a film, rather than what to think about a film.” (Monaco, 1980) The strategies here can be utilized for other films that teachers might select and it can also provide a base for planning a student filming unit if a camera is available for classroom use.