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JayCut, Part 1: Creating a Movie

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Movie making can be fun and provide an amazing opportunity for learners to explore and express in a unique and motivating way. This video tutorial walks teachers through the first eight steps needed when using JayCut software. This is...
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Allons Au Cinema: French Movies

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students study reviews of French movies. They research French movies on the Internet, identify key vocabulary used in movie reviews and design a promotion for a movie based on its reviews.
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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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Thumbs Up For Movie Reviews

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
If your class loves movies, this lesson is sure to interest them. After discussing the purpose and structure of movie reviews, young writers compose a movie review and discuss why people may read a review before they go see a film. The...
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Make a Book Into a Movie

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Turn your high schoolers into casting directors with this lesson, which focuses on turning a class novel into a movie. Choosing the cast for a movie based on a class reading, as well as designing a poster for the movie, helps young...
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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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Is That Movie OK?

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Discuss movies and movie enjoyment with your middle school language arts class. They interpret movie review information, determine appropriate movies, and then write film reviews to share with the class. Focus on using context clues to...
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Movie Riddles: An ESL Activity to Get Student Talking About Movies

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Enjoy the thrill of the movies with this ESL activity! Not only can learners talk about their favorite films, but in creating riddles about their chosen movies, they can practice the skills of context clues and deductive reasoning. This...
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Silent Movies: A Year 7 Scheme of Work

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Even an outline can give you enough information to execute an awsome project. The tasks for each of the seven weeks of this project are defined, as well as the objective and specific content facilitated through the project. Learners will...
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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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Pixar: The Math Behind the Movies

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
When will we ever use this? A Pixar movie maker explains to students how math is used in the creation of animated films. The movie maker discusses the importance of coordinate planes, transformations and translations, and trigonometry.  
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The Iditarod Race Compared with the Movie, Iron Will

For Teachers 7th
Feel the freezing rush of an Alaskan sled dog race in this reading lesson. Using research about the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, seventh graders compare and contrast the depiction in the movie Iron Will. The lesson lasts for seven days...
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Humor in the Movies

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Lighten the mood in your film class (or film as lit class) with this amusing presentation. From pictures of Sacha Baron Cohen as his infamous character Borat to a play-by-play of jokes and exaggerated plot lines in many popular movies,...
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Shakespeare's Plays in the Movies

For Students 11th
Quite a few movies are somewhat based on Shakesperean plays. Can you match them correctly? The title of a movie is given with four Shakespeare play titles to choose from for each question.
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How to Make a Movie Not an Animation

For Teachers 7th - 12th
This is not animation, it just looks that way. This brief explanation describes how to make a movie using PowerPoint and iMovie software. For individuals familiar with these tools, this clip could be a big help.
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Make Movies, Not Migraines

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Use these free iOS and Android apps to produce high-quality video projects.
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When the Book is Better than the Movie

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Sometimes the book is better than the movie; other times, the movie comes out on top. A video discusses the topic of novels and their film adaptations, pointing out specific texts and how the tale translated to the big screen. The...
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Movie Projector Cost

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Small groups analyze the attendance at a movie theater and determine the amount of money made for per show. Team members calculate the number of shows it would take for a theater to make a profit after purchasing a new digital projector....
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Real Ice Ages Longer Than Movie Ice Ages

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
If your class's knowledge of the Ice Age is limited to animated movies, use this lesson plan to strengthen their knowledge. After sharing what they know about the Ice Age, young readers explore a news article seeking to dispel...
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"Movies That Rock": Moulin Rouge

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Upper graders explore musical film and the Bohemian lifestyle common in Europe during the turn of the century through the musical Moulin Rouge. After listening to (or viewing) songs from the movie, they discuss the Bohemian era and how...
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Movie Books- Children's Stories

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Learners use iMovie to write, illustrate, and narrate a movie book to bring their story alive visually and capture the interest of and inspire nonreaders at their school.
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Science Review Using Movie Maker

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students reinforce science concepts learned throughout the year using Movie Maker. Eighth grade students work with fourth grade students in which they create a movie project about a science topic after completing a graphic organizer.
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Adjectives in Movie Reviews

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Expose the power of adjectives! Select a movie review, remove all the adjectives from the article, and give a copy of the edited review to each class member.  Pairs then work together to reintroduce the missing adjectives into the review...
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Introduce Your Class at Open House with Microsoft Windows Movie Maker

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students explore script writing. In this beginning of the year "building classroom community" lesson, students write several autobiographical sentences and introduce themselves on videotape. Students share the class introduction, which...

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