by Lauri Perkins, Western Kentucky University (Graduate Student)

This WebQuest is designed as a literacy project that will compare and contrast the book and movie, The Polar Express. This WebQuest is designed for 3rd & 4th grade students. The students will work in whole group settings as well as paired group settings.

Introduction

Isn't the book and movie the same? You may be surprised by what you find out!  Now that Christmas is approaching, let's look at the popular story, The Polar Express.

Your job is discover if books and movies are the same. You will work in groups to make predictions, compare and contrast the book and movie. Finally you will let your creativity flow as your group creates a project that will uncover your discoveries.