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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 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 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 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 Movie Guide
Questiosn to accompany the movie "October Sky".
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October Sky Movie Guide; Space Race; Rockets
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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 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" 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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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Strengths and  Weakness Lesson bundle
Strengths and Weakness Lesson bundle Hopes, Fears and Strengths vocab lesson October Sky movie lesson/ reflection sheet Michael Jordan life lesson/ reflection sheet Adapted/ non adapted strength project Strengthening weakness worksheet Strengthening weakness project
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Physics Worksheet on October Sky
Based on the movie October Sky. High school Physics questions and problems.
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MS-PS2-1: STEM Bottle Rockets PowerPoint Graphic Organizer Close Reading & Notes
This product is one of the most engaging and meaningful activities I do all year long! What kid wouldn’t want to build and launch rockets!?! Just take a look at an email I received from a former student about her memories of the bottle rocket lab and how it changed her life: Hi Mr. Williams,“How is
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Classroom Movie Write-Up Prompt Sheet
You know those day when you NEED a movie? Maybe you have bronchitis, yet you couldn't get a sub, or maybe your stack of grading resembles the Sears tower. BUT, you don't want to waste valuable educational time by just providing a movie when kids today watch enough TV as it is. This is the perfect
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