If it 8767 s only one or two words, I 8767 ll warn the kids about them and tell them why it 8767 s bad to use language like that. I also explain how bad words might be used in a movie to convey the idea that a person is crass, uneducated, or mean.
My Bodyguard is a great movie about bullying. A geeky boy hires another student (who 8767 s rumored to have murdered someone) to protect him from extortion from a teenage Matt Dillon). There 8767 s a scene about peeping in windows using a telescope, but otherwise it 8767 s pretty age appropriate and features a Joan Cusack.
You can try the random sentence generator , although it can be a bit too random. Generally, sentences that make perfect sense but that are wildly out of context, or open to many interpretations work best. Also those that inject a branch into the scene can be fun.
In terms of the facts of Houston's life, "Whitney" doesn't offer much more insight or emotional heft than last year's equally moving "Whitney: Can I Be Me." The biggest difference is that this film is produced by Houston's sister-in-law Patricia, meaning that many more family members are interviewed, including her brothers, Gary and Michael. Surprisingly, that access also produces the film's most shocking revelation, when it is alleged that Whitney was abused as a child by a close relation.
The list is crap, other than pirates of the Caribbean there are no good movies on here. And middle schoolers will think this is babyish. The movie has to be at least rated PG for them to watch it, anything rated G forget it. And I 8767 m in middle school too. How about these.
I believe that there is an edited version of the movie Glory made to be shown in schools. Maybe you could suggest that the school look into purchasing that version.
Could a larger theme work? Many kids love the classic My Side of the Mountain, although it is certainly not Everest or climbing it is the human side.
Dance ! Sing ! Paint ! Giggle ! Chew ! What are these words doing? They are expressing action, something that a person, animal, force of nature, or thing can do. As a result, words like these are called action verbs. Look at the examples below:
I don 8767 t see 8775 The Nightmare Before Christmas 8776 on your list. I always get a good response with that one.
What about A Christmas Carol. My students are reading that in their classes now and watching the movie have a million different versions from the old one, to the new one with Jim Carrey, to the cartoon versions, and the muppet christmas carol too.