I plan on showing the students a 30 second trailer I found on YouTube. http://www.youtube.co/watch?v=U5BC3hKlon8 (DOE school librarians have to download the movie at home) Then I will have the students brainstorm in groups who the missing children are. Depending on the responses from the children, the lesson could become a discussion of various genres.I will leave the lesson open ended so the students are motivated to read the book to find the answer to the mystery.
I plan on showing a YouTube book trailer:
Then I plan on asking the students to predict if Origami Yoda is really able to give advice or if it is just Dwight acting peculiar.