To emphasize his Vietnam parallel, Cameron outlines a situation that is hopeless goes from bad to worse in a few impossibly horrific events.

To emphasize his Vietnam parallel, Cameron outlines a situation that is hopeless goes from bad to worse in a few impossibly horrific events.

Having located the colonists through transmitters that confirm they’ve been huddled together in one single section of the complex, the Marines resolve to guns that are roll-in and save your day. What they find, however, are walls enveloped with cocoon-like resin and inside colonists who serve as hosts to facehuggers that are alien. All at one time, the aliens attack and, caught off guard, the Marine’s numbers are cut right down to a few. By the right time they escape, their shootout has caused a reactor leak which will detonate in several hours. Panicked, outnumbered, outgunned, and from now on away from time, the few survivors huddle together, section themselves off, and make an effort to devise a strategy. To escape, they must manually fly down a dropship from the Sulaco. But given that coolant tower fails in the complex’s reactor, the whole site slowly goes to hell and can soon detonate in a thermonuclear explosion. Plus the aliens that are persistent stop trying to penetrate the Marines’ defenses. If alien creatures and a massive blast were not enough, there’s also Burke’s attempt to impregnate Ripley and Newt as alien hosts, leading to a sickening corporate betrayal. Each of these elements builds with unnerving pressure that leaves the audience totally absorbed and twisting internally.Continue reading

Back again to School Activities and Ice Breakers for Upper Elementary

Back again to School Activities and Ice Breakers for Upper Elementary

I asked almost 400 teachers what their favorite back again to school activities and ice breakers were. The answers were amazing! Teachers gave back into school book suggestions, ideas for building a classroom that is positive, ice breakers and much more for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students!

There have been a lot of great ideas that I can’t share them all. So, I organized every one of the answers, looking for the most used, the most unique, and the most back that is practical school activities. Some of the trained teachers were ready to share ideas but asked to keep anonymous, therefore I respected that request. The absolute most popular activities and some of my favorites are below!

Most Well Known Back Once Again To School Activities

Several back to school activities kept coming up again and again.Continue reading