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Summer Movies for Kids: Staying Engaged and Entertained
Too hot outside? Pandemic blues have your students or children down? Share My Lesson has a curated collection of summer movies for kids with resources to help avoid the dreaded "summer slide." Using movies to teach can provide for valuable learning experiences to keep kids engaged, differentiate instruction and enhance understanding for your students. Looking for more resources? Check out this list from Share My Lesson partner Common Sense Media.
Below, explore Share My Lesson's collection of free preK-12 lessons and educational activities inspired by films and documentaries. You'll find ideas that range from using Disney movies to exploring food chains to using the film “National Treasure” to help students investigate primary sources. Why wait? Scroll on down and see how you can keep your family or classroom engaged with summer learning opportunities.
If you're having students compare the film and book versions of classic stories, be sure to check out Share My Lesson's Beloved Books collection.
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Join us for Friday Night at the "Virtual" Movies
Amazon Studios is offering a free advance screening of their new film, "Radioactive." As a member of the AFT's Share My Lesson, you will get exclusive access to the film a week before it's available on Amazon Prime worldwide. In addition, you will receive lesson plans and access to movie clips to accompany the film.
Friday, July 17
Two Advance Screening Opportunities
East Coast: 7:00 PM EDT
West Coast: 7:00 PM PDT