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Movie Revenues: Percent of Change
Post the names of movies that have sequels around the room and ask questions, which the students will answer by going to stand by the name of the movie that fits best. Then work with your class to analyze revenue from each film and percent increase or decrease with sequels.
6th - 8th Math 8 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Reel World
Students explore the ways in which the New York Times column 'Taking the Kids' analyzes whether or not current movies are appropriate for different ages of Students. They explore past articles from the column and create movie posters.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Is All Cinema Verité?
Students explore the relationship between movies and culture, looking at movies as both a part of and a reflection of popular culture. They research the specific historical and cultural realities present during the run of a particular movie.
6th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 23 Downloads
Students evaluate and debate whether movies, television shows, and other mass media cause violent behavior in students and whether books are the same as or different from these other media in their potential for causing violent behavior in Students.
6th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 55 Downloads
What Role did the Movies Play in Forming a New Generation of Youth After WWI?
Class members examine a series of primary and secondary source materials to try and ascertain the role films played in forming “a new generation of youth after World War I.” Individuals are assigned one of three documents to examine, form expert groups to share their findings, and then participate in jigsaw discussions.
9th - 12th Language Arts 12 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
This is a good Common Core question that relates inflation to operations with decimals and rounding. Young learners are asked to find out if an amount of money can purchase the same amount of movie tickets in 2012 as it did in 1987. They then must decide how much more money is needed to purchase the same amount of items.
6th - 7th Math 10 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Movie Words- Word Search Worksheet
In this word search worksheet, students locate 18 words that are related to movies. They find words that are located in a word bank at the bottom of the page. The works include action, animated, preview, and theatre.
3rd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Scary and Smart
Do your pupils love horror movies? This Times for Kids article on different types of scary films is sure to get their attention - and not just on Halloween. After reading the short nonfiction article, three "reader's response" questions address reading comprehension, while three "writer's response" questions discuss literary analysis.
7th - 9th Language Arts 18 Views 126 Downloads
Write Your Own Screen Play
Students critique the transition of "Holes" from a novel to screenplay and consider how the details in a book are brought to life in a movie. They then choose a scene in a book and transform it into an original script after brainstorming the endless possibilities.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 17 Downloads
Coming Attractions Theater
Elementary students research the history and construction of movie theaters, read a book of their choice and portray its primary characters and plot in a visual, movie-style report. They design and create their own movie theater in which to show their book report.
1st - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
Telling It the Digital Way: Stories of Sports Spectacular Stand-outs
Fifth graders design, develop, and produce a five-minute biographical video presentation highlighting the life of a famous athlete. They conduct Internet research, dress up as their favorite sport figure as another student films them narrating their movie, and present their movie to the class.
5th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
BrainPOP Featured Movie
With new featured movies daily, this tool allows learners to explore various topics in: science, math, English, social studies, arts, health, and technology. In addition, learners can take a quiz and play games to reinforce comprehension. While the app is free, there are in-app subscription options.
Pre-K - 8th 21st Century Skills 11 Views 10 Downloads