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Movie Stars (ELD Lesson)

For Students 7th - 12th
Reinforce conversational skills in your ELD class with this worksheet. Pairs of partners ask questions about twelve famous movie star based on a given example (Julia Roberts and Brad Pitt). Questions address given names, birthdays,...
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Nerding out on Star Wars Science

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Are light sabers possible? Could the Death Star really vaporize a planet the size of Earth? Take a look at the science behind the fiction with a video from the American Chemical Society's Reactions series. Physicists sound off on the...
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Star Wars and the Hero's Journey

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Is Luke Skywalker the archetype of a literary hero? Follow the path of the Hero's Journey with an engaging lesson that details the plot structure, applies it to Star Wars: A New Hope, and invites class members to choose their own example...
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"Shakespeare and Star Wars": Lesson Plan Day 1

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
"Now is the summer of our happiness/Made winter by this sudden, fierce attack!" Luke Skywalker meets Hamlet in a 10-lesson unit based on Ian Doescher's William Shakespeare's Star Wars: Verily, a New Hope. Using Star Wars® as source...
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How to Write a Movie Review from a Pet's Perspective

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
When would two paws up denote a blockbuster film in your classroom? Only when young writers create movie reviews from a pet's perspective in this imaginative expository writing practice. This engaging topic begins with a class discussion...
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"Shakespeare and Star Wars": Lesson Plan Day 12

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Class members compare the final 30 minutes of Lucas's Star Wars: A New Hope with Act V of Doescher's play, William Shakespeare's Star Wars: Verily, A New Hope and consider how the choice of media influences viewers' impression of the...
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"Shakespeare and Star Wars": Lesson Plan Day 6

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How can a screenplay create meaning and drama in ways that other forms of writing cannot? That is the question class members must answer as they compare the cantina scene of the screenplay for George Lucas's Star Wars: A New Hope with...
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Exploring Stars

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students discuss the life of a star and the different types of stars after watching the Discovery video "Exploring Stars". They create a flipbook that demonstrates the life of a star after collecting information on the life cycles of...
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Standards Focus: Conflict, Number the Stars

For Teachers 6th - 10th
In this Number the Stars worksheet, young scholars examine internal and external conflict as they complete a graphic organizer identifying conflicts as internal or external along with their justification for doing so. In addition,...
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The Fault in Our Stars: A Movie Study Guide for Eighth Grade Language Arts, Social Studies, and Science

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
How would you spend your last days with a loved one? The movie guide for The Fault in Our Stars prompts scholars to compare important scenes from the novel to the film and contains background information about the author, guided...
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EconMovies 1: Star Wars (Scarcity, Choices, and Exchange)

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
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...
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The War of 1812

For Teachers 8th Standards
After reading a sample memo regarding the conflict with Britain and France before the War of 1812, your class members will assume the role of James Madison and brainstorm how to handle the situation. They will then analyze the creation...
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How Many Stars Are There?

For Students 9th - 12th
Are there more stars in the universe than grains of sand in the sea? This video looks at the way scientists attempt to answer this question by using data from NASA and focusing on observable space.
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"Shakespeare and Star Wars": Lesson Plan Day 4

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Class members have an opportunity to compare how a film and a play handle the same source material by viewing the opening chapters of George Lucas's Star Wars: A New Hope and acts I and II of Ian Doescher's play, William Shakespeare's...
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"Shakespeare and Star Wars": Lesson Plan Days 8 and 9

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How does an author's choice of artistic medium influence an audience? What about how an author chooses to transform original source material? These are the questions class members grapple with as they compare scenes from episode IV...
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"Shakespeare and Star Wars": Lesson Plan Days 13 and 14

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How important are sound effects in films? In stage plays? In radio programs? To gain an understanding of the impact of these special effects, class members watch a short video spoof of the sound in a scene from Star Wars: A New...
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Movie Maker: Retelling a Story

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Using Movie Maker, sixth graders make an eight frame movie based on a story they have written. They choose music clips, select pictures from PowerPoint, and make their movie. The lesson should take about ten days to complete.
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Sunny Times News: Movie Guide for Local Theaters

For Students 2nd - 5th
In this movie review worksheet, students read through a movie guide and review. They then answer 6 questions about the information they reviewed.
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Intermediate Question Response- "Your Favorite Movie"

For Students 7th - 11th
In this intermediate question response worksheet, students write a response telling what their favorite movie is and why. They read an exemplary answer, write a rough draft, and a final draft of their answer.
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Film Festival: An ESL Lesson Plan to Get Students Talking About Movies Part II

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Learners discuss movies currently playing in theaters. In this class discussion, students practice their oral dictation, retelling of information and the ability to carry a social conversation. Learners also complete a worksheet...
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Space: Stars

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students study information about stars including their life cycle, size, colors, constellations, and history.
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Making Movie Predictions

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Have you ever predicted the ending of a movie before it was over? Take your middle and high schoolers through the prediction process in this lesson, where they examine textual clues and predict the ending of a story.  They pick a sequel...
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Antimatter Matters

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Use science fiction movies to teach pupils about antimatter and alternate universes. Individuals learn about the portrayal of antimatter and alternate universes in movies such as Star Trek and Angels & Demons. They consider three...
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Movies: How did they do that?

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Learners study how coordinates in space are used to produce special effects in movies. They locate a point in space, and then use the distance and midpoint formulas to find points in space.

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