Zeezok Publishing's Z-Guide to April Morning is a great way to incorporate media into your study on the American Revolution.
Adam Cooper is at that awkward age where hes more than a boy but not quite a man. He wonders why his harsh father doesn't love him. On the eve of the American Revolution father and son Cooper come to understand each other in the midst of extraordinary circumstances. In the process Adam learns what it means to be a man.
This Z-Guide contains a topic overview a movie synopsis and ten learning activities for an in-depth study of the film. Learn more about the opening battles of the American Revolution. Read a British account of the events of that day. Memorize a brief selection from Thomas Paines The American Crisis or create a diorama of the Lexington skirmish. Get some friends together for a game show competition about the American Revolution and complete the fifteen-minute history of the American Revolution. Evaluate your own beliefs with the worldview activity probe the directors mind with The Filmmakers Art activity and get the entire family involved with the For Family Discussion section at the end of the guide. Choose those activities which best fit your students course objectives areas of interest or time schedule.
Contains a printable pdf file of the complete study guide. It does not include the movie. This file is licensed to the original purchaser and is not to be resold. Permission is not granted for district-wide school-wide system-wide classroom or co-op use. (Movie sold separately.)
This Z-Guide is based on the movie April Morning (1988). You can view a trailer for the movie below.