Tag: animated shorts

Miyako and The Monster Under My Bed

Teaching Reading and Writing with Animated Short Films - FREE Activities

The two animated short films, Miyako and The Monster Under My Bed, both tell of young girls with monsters under their beds. The two shorts are great for teaching compare and contrast.  Continue Reading

Permanent link to this article: https://bookunitsteacher.com/wp/?p=7754

Teaching with Animated Shorts Coin Operated

Teaching Reading and Writing with Animated Short Films - FREE Activities

The animated short Coin Operated spans 70 years in a man’s life in which he never gives up his dream to fly to the moon.

Coin Operated Story

A young boy wearing an astronaut’s helmet and jet pack on his back plays with his toy rocket ship as he and his mother walk down the street. The boy spots a coin operated rocket ship ride in front of the grocery store. The boy’s eyes widen with anticipation. His mother tries to pull him away, but the boy pulls out his own nickel, and his mom relents. Continue Reading

Permanent link to this article: https://bookunitsteacher.com/wp/?p=1969

Teaching Theme with Animated Shorts

Teaching Reading and Writing with Animated Short Films - FREE Activities

The animated short film The Catch is a fable-like story in which a young fisherman who has no luck until an act of kindness changes his fate.  Continue Reading

Permanent link to this article: https://bookunitsteacher.com/wp/?p=1568

Teaching Character Traits with Animated Shorts

Teaching Reading and Writing with Animated Short Films - FREE Activities

The animated short film Broken: Rock, Scissors, Paper brings to life the child’s game with three fantastical characters.  Continue Reading

Permanent link to this article: https://bookunitsteacher.com/wp/?p=1614

Animated Short On the Same Page Lesson

Teaching Reading and Writing with Animated Short Films - FREE Activities

The animated short film On the Same Page is uniquely creative. A news reporter types an article for the newspaper. The reporter types, “There is nothing to report today.” Continue Reading

Permanent link to this article: https://bookunitsteacher.com/wp/?p=2003

Teaching with the Animated Short Crow: The Legend

Teaching Reading and Writing with Animated Short Films - FREE Activities

Crow The Legend is a phenomenal animated short film. It features an all-star cast, is beautiful, and teaches a great lesson. Continue Reading

Permanent link to this article: https://bookunitsteacher.com/wp/?p=2459

Teaching Compare and Contrast with Animated Shorts Distracted and Dear Alice

Teaching Reading and Writing with Animated Short Films - FREE Activities

The animated shorts Distracted and Dear Alice tell similar stories of two young girls who crave the attention of their parents. The parents are too distracted by their cell phones to give their daughters the attention they need.

Distracted and Dear Alice

Distracted

In this animated short, a father works on his cell phone. His daughter repeatedly tries to get her father’s attention by showing him things about her life: her stuffed toy, an A+ on a math assignment, and a drawing.   Continue Reading

Permanent link to this article: https://bookunitsteacher.com/wp/?p=96