Engaging Reluctant Readers Through Foreign Films

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R&L Education, 2005 - Education - 258 pages
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Contents

Introduction
1
Connecting Foreign Films With English Subtitles to National Standards for Language Arts and Social Studies
7
Vocabulary Instruction
17
Language Arts and Social Studies Activities
31
Film Guides
43
THE 400 BLOWS
44
AU REVOIR LES ENFANTS
51
BABETTES FEAST
59
JEAN DE FLORETTE
139
LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL
146
M
154
THE MYSTERY OF KASPAR HAUSER
162
RASHOMON
171
SEVEN SAMURAI
178
UMBRELLAS OF CHERBOURG
186
WAR AND PEACE PART I
193

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
67
THE BICYCLE THIEF
75
CHILDREN OF HEAVEN
81
CROUCHING TIGER HIDDEN DRAGON
88
THE CUP
94
DAY OF WRATH
103
EASTWEST
111
GRAND ILLUSION
119
THE HIDDEN FORTRESS
128
WAR AND PEACE PART II
201
WAR AND PEACE PART III
207
WAR AND PEACE PART IV
214
WUTHERING HEIGHTS
222
Information for Teachers Resources and the Law
229
List of Films and Awards
235
Index
245
Copyright

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Kerry P. Holmes taught elementary school before becoming an assistant professor of curriculum and instruction at the University of Mississippi. She works with teachers through the University of Mississippi Writing Project to promote the sharing of classroom research through writing. Elizabeth Glenn Stuart, a Phi Beta Kappa honor student at the University of Mississippi, is pursuing a degree in secondary education. Mary H. Warner, an honors graduate from the University of Mississippi, is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and is planning to pursue a graduate degree in Art History.

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