Authorial commentary tells us what to think instead of showing us.

I teach a social science class to 7th/8th graders and am currently teaching them a unit on economics. Does anyone know of a good movie for this age group that deals with money, business, and/or the economy, etc?

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Maya comes threw these places with many thing happening to her and people she knows....
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At first, nothing in the world could seem more difficult and scary.

How could Stand and Deliver not be on this list? Also does anyone know an Aztec/Maya movie. I don’t think Apocolyto is appropriate for grade 7. Is it? Keep in mind school should not be a Cinaplex.

He finds the conch, a symbol of order and authority.

Every time I have an opportunity to show a movie as a reward or something like that I always bring in a few choices. By far the one that has stood as the “crowd pleaser” is Napoleon Dynamite.

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Based on the horror comic strips of Hideshi Hino.

After skirting the horrors of an unidentified war being waged in an anonymous countryside, a beautiful young woman takes refuge in a remote farmhouse where she becomes embroiled in the surreal domestic odyssey of a mysterious family.

Cast: Stanley Baker, Anne Heywood, David McCallum, Peter Cushing.

In a poor area of Tehran, some people inform the local welfare authorities that one of their neighbors is keeping his twin 11-year-old girls, Zahra and Masume locked up in his house and they have been living virtually as prisoners of their poor father and blind mother.

Cast: Ricky Brewster, Richie Andrusco, Winifred Cushing.

Pollyanna is an orphan who brings sunshine into the lives of everyone she meets, but her strict Aunt Polly is too concerned with appearances and local politics to appreciate her niece.

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I completely understand your point but it can be shown has a science movie with the point of view of find the vaults while they watch it. Making them think through the science of the weather and other strange things that happen….just a thought

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Contemptuous of authority and convinced his fellow corpsmen are suckers, Tommy is a major disruption until he falls for pretty Joan Martin, daughter of the local sheriff.

Cast: Rita Tushingham, Dudley Sutton, Gladys Henson, Colin Campbell.

With the wedding swiftly approaching Mohammad's future hangs precariously in the balance as his fatherstruggles against his destiny, unable to see the wonder of life and love that's so clear to his son.