“The mother-daughter relationship is not often explored in this way, certainly not where the mother becomes massively powerful and also utterly helpless.” - Emma Thompson on her character Queen Elinor from “Brave.” Read the full interview.
Look at this photo. What do you see? Do you know the name of the movie? (Up) How do you know? If you were inside this house how would you feel? Follow with a small group discussion. Ask the students to do a whole group shout out, or short written response. *This written response may be done as a collective piece where students either share the pen, or dictate their sentence. Read their story aloud. Ask them to read it!