Sunday, 23 July 2017

Sharing the Planet - Conflict

Literacy - Writing - Quick Write & Idiomatic Expressions 

My Shoes

What do you think the film will be about?

Take a look at the picture below. It is taken from the middle of the film.
You have 10 minutes to write a short story about this picture, remember to explain what happens before and after.

The Film:
Compare your own story to the one portrayed in this short film.

Your Task:
In small groups discuss the following questions:
What is the message of the film?
How does the film make you feel?
What type of conflict are these characters facing?
This short film has been watched nearly 2 million times on YouTube. What’s the appeal of this kind of short film?
Idiomatic Expressions:
The grass is always greener on the other side.
Walk a mile in someone else’s shoes. 
Put yourself in someone else’s shoes.
Don’t judge a book by its cover.
Count your blessings.
What are the meanings of these expressions?
Can you write your own expression that links to the film or to your own short story?

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