The Oscars- Movies At Their Best
Pupils investigate the history of The Oscars and conduct research using a variety of resources. They use the information in order to conduct class discussion. The instructional activity includes background information for the teacher to use.
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Movie Presentation Parent Letter and Slip
This is a detailed movie presentation permission slip that begins by explaining to parents the choice of the movie(s) and what questions will be addressed after viewing the film. While designed for a psychology course assignment, you can...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Great Depression Era Movies: What do the Endings Tell Us?
In the best of times and the worst of times the ticket lines for movies are long. Why? Why do people go to the movies? What can films and their endings tell us about the era in which they are made? These questions guide class members as...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Breaking the Muslim Monolith: Exploring Stereotypes
Bringing to light our own tendencies to stereotype is a key step toward becoming open-minded and informed members of a world community. Use this rich resource to discuss the harmful effects of stereotyping, as well as to consider the...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
EconMovies 5: Cars (GDP, Recession, and Fiscal Policy)
Compare and contrast world economies and their differences in capital, and examine the four components of GDP with a dynamic speaker and scenes from the movie Cars. The video draws connections between the film and topics such as the...
6 mins 11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
EconMovies 1: Star Wars (Scarcity, Choices, and Exchange)
Scarcity, choices, and the fundamentals of economics... in Star Wars! Here is a highly entertaining and incredibly informative video that uses several clips from the Star Wars to explain how economists make assumptions. The video also...
7 mins 11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Learning Guide for: Glory
Invite your class to learn about the first regular US army unit composed of black soldiers during the Civil War with the film Glory. This website reviews the historical accuracy of the movie, offers pre- and post-viewing handouts, and...
7 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
To Kill a Mockingbird: Phase One: Setting the Stage
Students discuss understanding of movies and their features. They bring objects to share with the class that represent themselves. Students view photographs and discuss the different perspectives presented in them. In groups, students...
10th - 12th English Language Arts