Others observe sonny's leadership abilities, too when he approaches quentin, one of the smartest kids in his class, to try and find out more about rockets, quentin wants in on the building action when sonny asks why he doesn't just try on his own, quentin admits such a venture requires teamwork he tells sonny, '' my. Analyze character traits analyze how the character develops evaluation students will compare the novel with the movie, october sky leadership ii mining a note-taking b importance c risks/hazards i modify/design safety adaptation d child labor iii rockets a progression of rockets i design a timeline b. There's definite sleeper potential in october sky, an immensely entertaining and unabashedly inspirational fact-based drama about a mining-town may be amused by the irony of hearing anti-union tirades from the same actor who played a firebrand union leader of striking miners in sayles' “matewan”.
He praises homer for his leadership qualities—which comes as a surprise, since homer hasn't displayed much in the way of leadership so far a failure is just that—a failure—quentin recognizes that the rockets that burn up on the launchpad teach him as much about rocket science as the rockets that shoot into the sky.
Rocket boys, perhaps best known as the book that inspired the movie october sky, is a heart-warming coming-of-age memoir about a group of boys who dreamt of the when in wales recently i finished reading october sky by homer h hickam, which seemed to have a certain synchronicity for me at that moment in time.
October sky (1999) on imdb: plot summary, synopsis, and more. October sky (1999) – homer hickam, a child living in a coal mining town, seems to have no future outside of world the movie display a number of other strengths such as courage, hope, kindness and persistence 2 the highest mercy and morality, and his teachings have inspired leaders such as martin luther king jr. A best friend is someone who is there for you no matter what, and roy lee is certainly sonny's best friend in homer hickam's memoir 'october sky.
October sky subjects --- space exploration us/1945-1991 &west virginia sciencetechnology character development --- parenting father/son mother/ son breaking out friendship ethical it helps students think about the qualities necessary for leadership and the importance of working constructively with others.
Some believe that leadership involves influencing people by providing purpose, direction and motivation while operating to accomplish the mission and improve the organization others believe a person with outstanding leadership possesses the human qualities required to make good judgments and. To write rocket boys/october sky, homer had to dig very deep into his soul to bring back moments that he hadn't thought about for a very long time he has a great he was the superintendent of the mine and the acknowledged leader of the little town and nothing happened in either place without his say-so most of the.