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Activity 4: Characters & worlds

A scene from the Pixar short film "Sanjay's Super Team" with a boy inside a building with magical sculptures.
Part A: Return to your 3 films. Identify the worlds and characters in each. Write these down.
  • Who are the main characters?
  • Is there a character you identify with most?
  • Where does the movie take place? Is it one world or multiple worlds?
Part B: Try mixing a character and world from different movies. Try this a few times and see what happens.
Part C: Return to your three "what if" statements from the previous exercises. Pick your favorite one. Can you imagine a possible character and world?
Part D: (optional) Draw or write about what life would be like in this world.
You can submit your ideas in the Tips & Thanks section below, or write them down in your story journal.

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    2. The robot.
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