Laughing with Charlie

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By Michelle Lynn Senters- The legendary Charlie Chaplin (1889-1977) rose to fame during the silent film era as a comedian, actor, and filmmaker. 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of “Tramp”, a screen character created by Charlie. ACTIVITY Watch the following clip from Charlie’s 1936 film, “Modern Times” and choose one or both of the activities […]

Missing Cookies

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By Michelle Lynn Senters- ACTIVITY Watch the following KIDS ARE WRITERS “movie trailer” and write a mystery. Title: The Missing Cookies Characters: Detective Boy, Little Sister, Baby Sister, Mom, Dad, Dog Setting: Home Plot: Someone is stealing all the cookies from the cookie jar. Who could it be? Detective Boy is on the case. CHECK-IN In […]