Night at the Museum
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A multimedia resource centring on the films Night at the Museum and Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, with an audio extract from a book adaptation, movie trailer and information on key characters from the film.
This multimedia resource centres on the films Night at the Museum and Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian. Night at the Museum (released by Fox Studios in 2006) was based on a picture book called The Night at the Museum by Milan Trenc, published in 1993. The on-screen resource contains a text and audio extract from a book adaptation of the film; a film trailer for the second movie and an information text covering six of the characters from the film and offering some background information about them.
Shared teaching and learning
- Find out if any of the children have seen the Night at the Museum films. Encourage discussion about the films.
- Establish which museums the children have visited and what they expect of a museum. (Refer to On-screen resource 1.)
- Do they know anything about American History? Can they predict what a museum in the US might contain?
- Create a simple timeline together to illustrate the history of the United States.