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Literature Analysis, Literal Thinkers and Movies in High School 7SistersHomeschool.com

Literature Analysis, Literal Thinkers and Movies in High School

Why is literature analysis easy for some teens and SOOO difficult for others? If you are homeschooling high school students, you may have observed that analyzing, discussing and writing about literature comes very naturally to some kids and is a source of great frustration to others. Understanding why it’s hard for some opens the door…

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Using Movies as High School Curriculum - Is It Legit?

Using Movies as High School Curriculum – Is It Legit?

Movies are a great add-on resource for high school learning, right? Particularly when we are learning about a historical event, we often find a movie with some degree of repute to enrich the learning experience for our teens.But what about using movies for literary analysis? Is that educationally legit for homeschool families? Can you really…

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HSHSP Ep 47: Using Movies as Curriculum in Homeschool High School

Homeschool Highschool Podcast Episode 47: Using Movies as Curriculum

This week on The Homeschool Highschool Podcast Episode 47: Using Movies as Curriculum. Homeschool Highschool Podcast Episode 47: Using Movies as Curriculum There are LOTS of reasons to make movies part of your homeschool highschool curriculum! Are you wondering if that’s legit? Can you really count movies as curriculum? Savvy homeschool moms can!  Join Sabrina and…

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 History Movies for Homeschool - Our Favorite Titles for High School 7SistersHomeschool.com

History Movies for Homeschool – Our Favorite Titles for High School

We asked our Facebook homeschool-friends to share their favorite movie adaptations of a book. (We love good movies for enriching our children’s educational experiences.) Here they are:  History Movies for Homeschool – Our Favorite Titles for High School (Note: Some of these are most appropriate for high schoolers.) Ancient History Spartacus The Robe Ben Hur…

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What Makes a Good Movie Adaptation of a Classic Book? 7SistersHomeschool.com

What Makes a Good Movie Adaptation of a Classic Book?

One of my favorite directors who has taken classic literature and brought it onto the silver screen is Kenneth Branagh and his productions of several of Shakespeare’s plays. Branagh dares to set the stories in entirely the wrong time period, in the wrong country, even, and yet I love his productions. Why? Because he seems to understand the SPIRIT of the play, and he successfully translates that SPIRIT into the setting he chooses for his production.
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