Using specific expectation 1.3 “Responding to and Evaluating Texts” in Media Literacy, grade 7s and 8s could use the two different renditions of Lewis Carroll’s poem, “The Jabberwocky” to compare the effectiveness of the presentation. Three example questions might be:
Which rendition of the poem helped you understand the story the most? Refer to the videos to explain why.
Who might be the target audience for each version of “The Jabberwocky” and what makes you think so?
What gestures and voice techniques in each video did you find effective and why?