Movie Segments to Assess Grammar Goals contains a series of movie segments and activities to assess or practice grammar points through fun, challenging exercises. Here you will find the movie segments, the lesson plans, printable worksheets with answer key for each activity, and the tips to develop your own grammar activities with the DVDs you have at home. New activities are posted regularly. Teaching grammar with movie segments is inspiring and highly motivating.
May 25, 2015
Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart: Imperative - Negative Forms
This is a beautiful, magical and dramatic story of a mother who has to make a very difficult decision in life - giving her baby to be raised by someone wealthier, because she does not have the means to nurture him. It is a French animated movie spoken in English I loved it.
I. Work in groups. Read the summary of the beginning of the story of Jack and the cuckoo-clock heart.
Little Jack is born on a day so cold that his heart remains frozen. Madeleine, the midwife, saves his life by inserting a cuckoo-clock in place of his defective heart. It will work, she warns him, as long as Jack observes three golden rules.
II. Come up with the three rules you believe would keep Jack alive. Be creative and use your imagination.
1 He must never _________________________________________