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The Shack Movie Guide

$4.89

The Shack does a wonderful job at asking the hard questions that many people ponder about Christianity. Use this movie guide to engage your students and increase their understanding of the big issues discussed in this film. Don’t forget to download a free Book & Movie Comparison worksheet (see the resources category) if your class has also read the 2007 novel by William Young.

Discuss with your students the 11 high-level, short answer and essay questions in this 4 page PDF movie guide by pausing at the designated times on the movie guide.

Please see the product images for example questions from this movie guide and download a free, complete movie guide for Kung Fu Panda 3 to see the general quality of my questions and movie guides.

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Use The Shack movie guide to help students explore a fascinated story that does a wonderful job at asking hard questions about Christianity.  Engage your students and increase their understanding of the big issues discussed in this film. Don’t forget to download a free Book & Movie Comparison worksheet if your class has also read the 2007 novel by William Young. Discuss with your students the 11 high-level, short answer and essay questions by pausing at the designated times on the movie guide.

Please see the product images for example questions. Download a free, complete movie guide for Kung Fu Panda 3 to see the general quality of the questions in these movie guides.

An answer key is not included as many questions are open-ended and encourage students to analyze the film. Many answers will not fit into a ‘box’. Students are encouraged to construct their own meaning from the characters’ dialogue and behavior.

Here are my tips for using The Shack movie guide for students in your classroom:

  1. Print one, double-sided movie guide for each student
  2. Preview each question on the movie guide as you come to it before resuming the movie
  3. Pause at the times designated on the movie guide and help students if necessary
    • Discussion here is great, encourage and allow students to share their ideas and thoughts for any question
    • Discourage students from simply copying answers
    • If needed, and if time allows, feel free to rewind and show important parts of the movie for additional analysis
  4. After completing the short answers on the movie guide, allow 5-10 minutes for each essay question at the end
  5. On average, completing this movie guide will require about 30-45 minutes in addition to the length of the movie