Wonderstruck - Part 1 - pages 134-193
Synopsis: This section discusses the things that Ben may be thinking as he opens the locket that he found. He looks at a bookmark that he found with his birthdate written on it and wonders if it has something to do with his father. The girl’s part of the story shows the “Talkie” equipment being installed at the movie theatre.
Text Teaser Video
The video gives a brief synopsis of a portion of the text without giving away too much detail to encourage students to continue reading the story.
Length of Video: 0:34
Picture Teaser Video
This video gives a brief synopsis of the picture portion of the book without giving away too much detail to encourage students to continue reading the story.
Length of Video: 37 Seconds
Discussion Question 4 Video (Text)
This video poses the question “How do you think Ben felt about the idea of possibly meeting his father after all this time?”
Length of Video: 31 Seconds
Discussion Question 4 Video (Pictures)
This video poses questions related to the “Talkie” equipment being installed at the movie theatre. It asks how deaf people’s movie-going will change?
Length of Video: 34 Seconds
This is a worksheet that assists students in taking notes while they read this section of the book. The instructions for using this worksheet are in a PowerPoint in the introduction section; download PowerPoint.Time to complete: Done while reading – time determined individually