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Pop some popcorn and watch a great flick. Afterwards, turn it into an educational study. Your student will learn so much with this Movie Lapbook!

Thanks to Wende for preparing this movie lapbook.

Movie Lapbook Lessons

This study includes some wonderful lessons, and many of these concepts will apply in your student’s literature studies as well. Here is a sample of the lessons in the Movie Lapbook.

Setting– Setting is the time and place in which the story takes place.

Mood– Mood is the feeling that a film arouses in a viewer. It could be happy, sad, peaceful, hopeful, etc. Various elements, such as setting, dialogue, or facial expressions help to create the mood. The mood can change throughout a work.

Tone–Tone is the attitude of the author towards his audience and characters. This attitude may be serious, light-hearted, humorous, satiric, ironic, optimistic, pessimistic, formal, or informal.

Point of View– Point of view is the vantage point from which a story is told. There are four basic points of view.

  1. First-person: the story is told by one of the characters as he sees it.
  2. Third-person Omniscient: someone outside of the story relates the thoughts and feelings of all the characters.
  3. Third-person Limited Omniscient: someone outside of the story relates the thoughts and feelings of only one character.
  4. Third-person Camera View: seeing and recording the action from a neutral or unemotional point of view, not knowing what any character thinks or feels.

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Movie Lapbook Printables

This Movie Lapbook is JAM-PACKED with printables for your student to create a lapbook or a notebook.

  • Before You Watch the Movie Flap Book
  • Movie Clapper
  • Author’s Purpose Chair Shape
  • Awards Simple Fold Book
  • Starring Star Shapes
  • Genre Tri-fold Book
  • Tone Simple Fold Book
  • Conflict Accordion Book
  • Setting Simple Fold Book
  • Mood T-book
  • Point of View Simple Fold Book
  • Plot Diagram Flap Book
  • Theme Ticket Shape Book
  • Comedy Envelope Fold Book
  • Main Character Profile Flap Book
  • And SO much more!

Movie Lapbook Sample

This Movie Lapbook sample was made with two file folders glued together. You can gather ideas for your own Movie Lapbook lay-out by looking at this sample.

Movie Lapbook Sample (file folder on the left)
Movie Lapbook Sample (file folder on the right)

How to Get Started with the Movie Lapbook

Follow these simple instructions to get started with the Movie Lapbook.

  1. Choose a movie to watch.
  2. Choose and print the lapbook printables you want to use with your student. Remember, you can use this again and again, so pick and choose a few lessons to use with the movie. You can use the other lessons and mini-books another time (with another movie).
  3. Enjoy viewing and learning and lapbooking!

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