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Trolls Movie Guide

$4.89

This Trolls movie guide provides students with an educational yet fantastic opportunity to learn an important lesson about where true happiness is found. Take full advantage of the learning opportunities in this film by using this movie guide. Discuss with your students the 11 high-level short answer and essay questions by pausing at the designated times on the movie guide. To see this product on TeachersPayTeachers and read more reviews, please click here.

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

Note: This movie guide is in .zip format and has two pdf files, the movie guide for students and an answer key.

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Description

This educational Trolls movie guide for elementary students is a must have if you are showing this movie in class. Use this educational Trolls movie guide to teach students values such as loyalty, the power of optimism, and most importantly that true happiness doesn’t come from material things. The movie guide consists of 11 high-level short answer and essay questions. An answer key is not included as many questions are open-ended and encourage students to analyze the film by constructing their own meaning from the characters’ dialogue and behavior.

This product consists of a zip file that includes:
A student movie guide, PDF print version (4 pages)
A student movie guide, PDF digital fillable form version (4 pages)
A CCSS aligned to 5th grade PDF version that shows which standards each question addresses

The digital version is for a paperless classroom if your students each have a tablet/iPad. Here is a method that worked for me:

1. Ask students to download a PDF editor app if they don’t already have one. It needs to have a save function as well. I used Foxit PDF.
2. Host the file. I used google drive to share a folder with the students.
3. After students have completed the movie guide, ask them to save it in a designated google drive folder using a naming convention. (I use LastnameFirstnameMovieGuide.pdf)

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

Students are encouraged to construct their own meaning throughout the film. Arguably, many answers will not fit into a ‘box’.  In conclusion, an answer key is not included as many questions are open-ended.

Here are my tips for using this Trolls movie guide 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