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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.
How does the movie create a disdain for August? Is it important that viewers dislike him in order to justify the film’s ending? Why do moviemakers often avoid sympathetic villains?
What challenges do these circus performers endure? Why are they motivated to continue with their jobs? Do they have any other alternatives?
Sara Gruen penned Water for Elephants as part of National Novel Writing Month held every year in November.