thumbnail, Transformers

(focus on family values & action-hero)

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Contains 5 movie quotes & 15 Academic Words (AWL*).
Based on Hasbro action figures, about an ancient struggle between two extraterrestrial clans, the heroic Autobots and the evil Decepticons, and what happens when they come to Earth in search of the cube, the ultimate power.  The map to its location is held by Sam, a teenager, in the form of a pair of glasses once worn by his great great grandfather.  Only Sam doesn't know it yet.  The story is part family comedy and part super action adventure.  Stars Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, Jon Voight, John Turturro.  Rated PG-13 (144 min.)  mike laib 2010.

Classroom Tips:

1. Preview both the movie and its lesson. Lesson and movie are in the same sequence.
2. Within the lesson, decide which quotes, questions, and vocabulary to focus on. Highlight or cut-and-paste content you plan to use.
3. Estimate how you'll use available time for both watching and discussing the movie.
4. Remember: Most questions on the lesson are easy for a native speaker of English to answer, so the movie itself is the answer key.
5. Assessments are at

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