The Founder Movie Guide (PG13 – 2016)


The Founder Movie Guide (PG13 – 2016) challenges to analyze and learn life & business lessons from Ray Kroc’s story of persistence. Explore the relationship between supply and demand, analyze the business decisions both Ray and the McDonald brothers made, and prioritize the key attributes Ray credits to his success: talent, genius, education and persistence

Check the preview file for high resolution sample questions to see if this movie guide is suitable for your students. This resource consists of 11 high-level, short answer reflection and essay questions that will do more than just ask your students to regurgitate information.

The Founder Movie Guide (PG13 – 2016) .zip file includes:

  • Movie Guide (Student Version PDF 5 pages)
  • Movie Guide (Answer Key PDF 5 pages)
  • A Google Slides & Forms Version of the Movie Guide (PDF with a links)
  • CCSS Standards Alignment (PDF 1 page)
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Here are my tips for using The Founder Movie Guide (PG13 – 2016) in your classroom:

  • Print one, double-sided movie guide for each student
  • Preview each question on the movie guide as you come to it before resuming the movie
  • Pause at the times designated on the movie guide and help students if necessary
  • Discussion here is great, encourage and allow students to share their ideas and thoughts for any question
  • Discourage students from simply copying answers
  • If needed, and if time allows, feel free to rewind and show important parts of the movie for additional analysis
  • After completing the short answers on the movie guide, allow 5-10 minutes for each essay question at the end
  • On average, completing this movie guide will require about 30-45 minutes in addition to the length of the movie

Google Classroom | Google Slide | Tips:

  • Click on the link included in the PDF titled “Google Slides Version” and save a copy of the file to your Google Drive/Classroom
  • Create an assignment for your students
  • If you are using this resource for multiple classes and want to separate responses by class, create multiple copies of the Google Slides version with file names such as [Title]ClassPeriod[2] and then create assignments

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