They’ve read the book. Is it really a good idea to watch the movie, too? Absolutely! In fifth grade, analyzing how visual and multimedia elements contribute to the meaning of a text is a key skill under the Common Core Standards. After your child has read a book and seen the movie, practice this skill by talking about how the two compare. For example, ask: Did you like the book or the movie better? Why? How are they different? If you were writing a book review and a movie review, what would you mention?