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This bundle features five different movie guides for movies perfect for AVID classes!
These films teach lessons on empathy, compassion, determination, and perserverance. Individually, these movie guides sell for $3.00 each and would total $15.00. Buy this bundle, and save now!
Many of these films have characters from diverse backgrounds that will help AVID students relate to their personal situations. In addition, these films will have you rooting for the underdog to accomplish their dream or overcome their obstacles.
Perfect for sub days, Fun Fridays, during STAAR testing days, or holiday breaks!
For your convenience, all of the movie guides come with a complete ANSWER KEY and list the time of the movie that each question is asked. 4 out of the 5 movies are PG and appropriate for AVID Elementary!
Included in this bundle are:
• AKEELAH AND THE BEE-2006-Rated PG
Akeelah, an 11-year-old girl living in South Los Angeles, discovers she has a talent for spelling, which she hopes will take her to the National Spelling Bee. Despite her mother's objections, Akeelah doesn't give up on her goal. She finds help in the form of a mysterious teacher, and along with overwhelming support from her community, Akeelah might just have what it takes to make her dream come true.
• WONDER-2017-Rated PG
Based on the New York Times bestseller, Wonder tells the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time.
• HIDDEN FIGURES-2016-Rated PG
Three brilliant African-American women at NASA -- Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson, serve as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation's confidence, turned around the Space Race and galvanized the world.
• THE QUEEN OF KATWE-2016-Rated PG
Living in the slum of Katwe in Kampala, Uganda, is a constant struggle for 10-year-old Phiona and her family. Her world changes one day when she meets Robert Katende, a missionary who teaches children how to play chess. Phiona becomes fascinated with the game and soon becomes a top player under Katende's guidance. Her success in local competitions and tournaments opens the door to a bright future and a golden chance to escape from a life of poverty.
• FINDING FORRESTER-2000-Rated PG-13
A unique relationship develops between an eccentric, reclusive novelist and a young, amazingly gifted scholar-athlete. After the novelist discovers that the young athlete is also an excellent writer and secretly takes him on as his protégé, they develop an unlikely friendship. As they learn more about each other, they learn more about themselves, and ultimately, with the help of his new mentor, the basketball star must choose the right path.
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