Figure 4 shows a graph of the weekly ticket receipts for the week run of the film in the U. Note the "hockey stick" of the geometric progression as the film rapidly gains in popularity in its first five weeks, doubling and then tripling its receipts because of the good word-of-mouth advertising buzz that it generated. Figure 4. Listed and graphed weekly gross receipts for the Whale Rider movie. An even more remarkable sleeper hit was the U. Chart the progress of the U. Give students the data in the chart and have them graph it. Then have the students discuss the shape of the graph and the different trends they see.
Answer: Her actions serve to unite her tribe and restore their spirit. Answer: Yes, she has a strong sense of her destiny and is able to stand up to her grandfather while maintaining her respect for him. Answer: She learns the ways of a chief.
Answer: When she rides the whale in the climactic scene of the film. Answer: She is accepted as a "great chief" by her grandfather and leads the warrior's chant with her grandfather's blessing. Updated September 29, Propaganda Critic.
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Students learn how the "Big Mo" of the bandwagon effect contributes to the development of fads and manias, and how modern technology and mass media accelerate and intensify the effect. Students develop media literacy and critical thinking skills to analyze trends and determine the extent to which their decisions may be influenced by those who manipulate a few opinion leaders.
Note: The literacy activities for the Mechanics unit are based on physical themes that have broad application to our experience in the world — concepts of rhythm, balance, spin, gravity, levity, inertia, momentum, friction, stress and tension.
Engineering Connection Good engineering ideas can evolve because of the "Big Mo. Construct and interpret scatter plots for bivariate measurement data to investigate patterns of association between two quantities. Describe patterns such as clustering, outliers, positive or negative association, linear association, and nonlinear association. Grade 8 More Details View aligned curriculum Do you agree with this alignment? Distinguish between situations that can be modeled with linear functions and with exponential functions.
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Various relationships exist between technology and other fields of study. Grades 3 - 5 More Details View aligned curriculum Do you agree with this alignment? They now have 3 screens here, a new one opened in may. The new screen is the screen the triple feature ran on.
Fairly good crowd for this triple feature. The other 2 fields had good crowds as well. Ill do a little review of each print of the movies they ran. Up first was Back to The Future. Awful print. Choppy, spotty, jumpy, green and yellow.
All in all, it was still great to see this classic on a big screen again. Grease Sing A Long version. I hate these updates they do to movies. Original Grease is a good movie….. Side note, about 80 percent of the crowd left after Grease. Best movie of the night coming up, and everyone leaves???? Ah, what do they know????!!! Beautiful print of the movie. This is one of my all time fave movies, and finally seeing it on big screen, I was blown away.
Print was crisp, sharp, vibrant colors……The ending scenes out on the ocean simply blew me away, I felt I was out there on the water myself. Jaws was made for the big screen,and it shows. This was my first trip to the Big Mo, and I will be back. The gates open around 7 p. Screenings include a mix of kids shows, popular blockbusters and maturely rated films. The theater is unique in that it offers trivia games on the main field during the intermission period. They also give a shout-out to guests celebrating birthdays on the big screen.
According to the drive-in's website, large crowds can be expected on the weekends, especially during holidays, so guests are advised to arrive early. For more information about The Big Mo, including showings, ticket prices, and theater rules, visit thebigmo.