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October Sky: Movie Viewing Guide
Students will love watching this movie and learning more about the intriguing life of Homer H. Hickam. Included in this study unit, you will find a movie viewing guide, the answer key, a case file project, and an essay prompt. All answer keys and rubrics are included.
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October Sky Video Questions
Video questions to accompany "October Sky" (1999), the true story of NASA engineer Homer Hickam. Film is based on his book "Rocket Boys". Great connection to physics, physical science and astronomy. Film rating: PG Film length: 108 min Film and handout can be used as an emergency substitute activ
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October Sky & Apollo 13 viewing activities
This is some questions/ activities to go along with two movies, October Sky and Apollo 13. October Sky is the story of the expanding American space program through the eyes of a teenager in rural West Virginia. Starting with the launch of Sputnik, this movie chronicles the life of Homer Hickum as h
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"October Sky" Video Guide
"October Sky" is a fun-to-watch Space Race movie students thoroughly enjoy. For today's entitled generation to watch the Rocket Boys, who all save one come from extremely disadvantaged backgrounds, strive for ways out of their circumstances imprints the "Yankee ingenuity can-do spirit" of earlier ge
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October Sky Literature Circle Roles
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Are you planning to read October Sky (aka Rocket Boys) with your class? Use this guide to assign roles for literature circles. It was developed to integrate science concepts, terms and history into the student-led discussions. The assignment is a word document and can be edited as needed.
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October Sky 3 day plans
This worksheet accompanies the video October Sky. It can be used over 3 days, or sub plans.My students and I stop and discuss the answers and scenes to increase understanding. The worksheet is broken up in 3 sections.Discussing the answers and scenes creates great dialog!
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October Sky autobiography close reading and short response writing
This is my BEST SELLING resource! it is super easy to implement and your students will love it!This engaging text will give students a chance to hone their short response writing skills after reading a fascinating autobiographical text. Students will read excerpts from October Sky: A True Story, an
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October Sky Video Questions History Physics Worksheet
This can be used for either US History or Physics/Physical Science. Questions go along with the movie "October Sky" (1999). Questions focus more on analysis and less on laundry-list facts.
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October Sky Reflection Questions
Eight thought provoking short answer/essay questions to go along with the movie "October Sky." Questions include reflections on character attributes, resources, displays of personal character, and identifying mentors.
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October Sky Movie Viewing Guide (PG-1999)
October Sky (PG - 1999) is a great movie set during the space race against Russia back in the last 1950s. Challenge your students to learn the meaning of grit and persistence from Homer and his quest to build a rocket, regardless of all the people who tried to stop him. Explore the complex relations
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October Sky followup research assignment
October Sky is a movie that I always devote 2-3 class periods to show the film in its entirety to my 9th grade earth science students. It is a phenomenal film that "every student should see" (stated by several of my freshmen over the years!) It is the real story of Homer Hickham and the "Rocket Boys
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October Sky movie test
answers included. this is a great film about a true life experience. the test determines how well the students pay attention to details beyond the "romance" of the story.
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October Sky video viewing activities
The film "October Sky" (1999) is adapted from "Big Creek Missile Agency" and "Rocket Boys: A Memoir," by Homer Hickam Jr. They tell the heart-touching story of growing up in a rural West Virginia mining town in the late 1950’s, and a boy and his friends’ pursuit of amateur rocketry.This product can
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October Sky Movie Project
Students view the movie October Sky and use the worksheets to take notes on aspects of the movie. Following the movie, students use the essay writing guide and grading rubric to write an essay about aspects of the movie. Finally, students choose a topic about the Cold War and the Space Race to resea
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October Sky Short Answer Movie Questions
These 10 questions go along with the movie, October Sky. They are not multiple choice. There is a short, paragraph writing prompt at the end as well.
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October Sky PBL
Students can watch the movie October Sky and they will research and attempt to build a rocket to get man into space. Students will take the old egg astronaut experiment and take it up a level, by also creating a lunar rover.
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October Sky ELA Common Core Writing Prompts
The movie October Sky is a great choice during the holiday season. It focuses on a young man from a coal mining town whose destiny seems to be in the coal mines. However, he and a small group of comrades take advantage of opportunities and make choices that change their destinies. This movie focu
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October Sky (video) - A Study of Themes
This assignment asks students to analyze two themes present in the movie version of Homer Hickum's story. It is uploaded as a Word document so your students may have an electronic version or you may alter to fit your curriculum or instruction
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October Sky Plot Graph - Homer H. Hickam Jr.
This plot graph is presented in landscape view. This worksheet has a staircase pattern that moves from the bottom left to the upper right of the paper. Beginning at the bottom left of the page, students will number each major event in the literary work and write a short description of the event. Lin
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October Sky Film Discussion Questions PPT
Use this PPT in a Film & Lit or Film Studies class to facilitate a discussion (ex: Socratic). These questions create a deep, powerful class discussion.
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October Sky Quadratics Activity
This activity connects what students have learned about quadratic functions to a real world problem found in the true story found in the movie "October Sky." It requires students to solve problems using one of the projectile motion equations, convert and report units, mathematically model the path o
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October Sky Novel Study Final Project Choice Menu
If your students are reading October Sky (Rocket Boys) as a novel study and you want to ditch the traditional book report, this product is perfect for you! This product contains 8 different final project choices that ask students to connect the text to the outside world. It includes multiple talents
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October Sky Movie Guide
Questiosn to accompany the movie "October Sky".
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October Sky
Use these questions to accompany the video in science.
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