Name a movie you've seen recently in one word.
Movies can be a great way to learn about history, cultures, and social issues. The right movie can entertain, educate, and inspire. Watching movies can help you become a better thinker and communicator.
A Guide to Movies for 9th Grade Students
Film: A motion picture consisting of a series of scenes that convey a story, typically shot on photographic film. Cinematography: The art of making motion pictures, including techniques of shooting, editing, and projecting them. Genre: A category of artistic composition, as in music or literature, marked by a distinctive style, form, or content.
The original script for the movie 'The Terminator' was written in just 3 days. The movie 'E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial' was the first movie to use a synthesizer to create part of the soundtrack. The movie 'Back to the Future' was the first movie to use a digital cordless phone.
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Work together in pairs: What is one way that movies can be used to explore and understand different cultures and perspectives?
What makes a movie memorable and impactful to you?
Work together in pairs: What techniques do filmmakers use to create suspense in a movie?
Brain break: Draw an elephant flying in a toothpaste-spitting airplane
Which movie won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2020?
- Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Who directed the movie 'The Dark Knight'?
- Steven Spielberg
- Christopher Nolan
- Quentin Tarantino
- Martin Scorsese
'The Lord of the Rings' trilogy is based on the novels written by which author?
- C.S. Lewis
- J.R.R. Tolkien
- J.K. Rowling
- George R.R. Martin
Which actor portrayed Iron Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe?
- Chris Evans
- Robert Downey Jr.
- Mark Ruffalo
- Chris Hemsworth
In which movie does Leonardo DiCaprio say, 'I'm king of the world!'?
- The Wolf of Wall Street