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The Little House by Virginia L. Burton - Short Film Disney

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This task is meant for elementary school kids. It is part of a philosophical discussion. All the questions relate to the topic of environmental change and serve as guiding questions. In order to create a connection to the book (that pupils must have read prior to watching this film) some of the questions are linked to specific pages of the book (must be read together before answering the question)
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The short film is based on Virginia Lee Burton's storybook "The Little House" . It is about the Little House who sits on a hill in the countryside. Over the years, the Little House watches how the country transforms into an urban city. The Little House who was once curious about the city life begins to dislike it. The movie ends with the Little House returning home to the countryside.
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8 minutes 19 seconds
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Short films
The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Elementary (A1)
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This resource is intended for:Elementary schoolers
Elementary schoolers
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1. Guess the end.
How is the Little House feeling? Let's read page 2 -
2. Guess the end.
Why does the Little House feel lonely?
3. Guess the end.
What is happening around the Little House? Let's read page 16 -
4. Guess the end.
What has changed and why is the Little House looking so sad?
5. Guess the end.
What is so different in the city? Why are the people leaving the Little House? What do you think?
6. Guess the end.
Why were all the houses destroyed? What do you think will happen now? Let's read page 28 -
7. Guess the end.
Oh dear.. how would you feel? Have you ever felt left out or lonely?
8. Guess the end.
Do you like the city life? Why and why not?
9. Guess the end.
Oh no! What is going to happen to the Little House? Let's read page 34 -
10. Guess the end.
Why is the Little House smiling again? Let's read page 38 -
11. Guess the end.
What do you love about the countryside?
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