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Still shot from the movie: The Spiderwick Chronicles.

The Spiderwick Chronicles

When the Grace family is bequeathed the estate of their Great-Uncle Spiderwick, they inherit a lot more than just a ramshackle house in the country. Amongst the bric-a-brac young Jared (Freddie Highmore) finds a sealed book that reveals a world of mysterious, magical creatures --not all of whom are friendly. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: B+
Violence: C+
Sexual Content: A-
Language: B+
Drugs/Alcohol: A-
Theater Release: 13 Feb 2008
Video Release: 23 Jun 2008
MPAA Rating: PG
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How We Determine Our Grades

After watching a movie with your children or students, we encourage parents and teachers to look for education opportunities to teach with movies. Here are a few discussion topics that can help with lesson plans or teaching in the home.

The ability to see or not see is a major theme in this movie. What can Arthur Spiderwick see that others cannot? What things does he fail to notice, even though they are right in front of him? What is Jared blind to? What experiences help him to open is eyes?

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