Films Suitable for Children
Eleven (11) Years of Age

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12 Angry Men (U.S./1945 - 1991 & The Law; SEL: Justice; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Fairness; Respect; Citizenship) [11+]

1776 (U.S./1750 - 1812 & Pennsylvania; Drama/Musicals; SEL: Rebellion; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Responsibility; Citizenship) [11+]

 

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (Science Fiction; Seafaring) [8 - 12]



A

Abraham and Mary Lincoln: A House Divided (U.S./1812 - 1865; Biography; SEL: Families in Crisis; Marriage; Grieving; Leadership; Father/Daughter; Mother/Son; Romantic Relationships; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect, Responsiblity, Fairness) [10+]

The Adventures of Huck Finn (U.S./1812 - 1860, Diversity & Missouri; Literature/U.S.; SEL: Breaking Out; Running Away; Friendship; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [6+]

The Adventures of Robin Hood (World/England & Middle Ages; SEL: Rebellion; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [8 - 13]

The African Queen (Science-Technology; World/WW I & Africa; SEL: Romantic Relationships; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Citizenship) [10+]

Angels in the Outfield (Sports/Baseball; U.S./1945 - 1991 & California; SEL: Families in Crisis; Friendship; Parenting; Female Role Model; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring) [9 - 12]

Animal Farm (Literature/England & Literary Devices; World/Russia; SEL: Rebellion; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness) [6+; Literary genre: Allegory]

 

Anne of Green Gables (World/Canada; SEL: Coming of Age; Female Role Model) [8+]

"Antz" and "A Bug's Life" (Science-Technology; SEL: Friendship; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect, Responsibility) [9-12]

Apollo 13 (Aviation & Space Exploration; U.S./1945 - 1991; SEL: Teamwork; Male Role Model; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Responsibility) [8+]

Around the World in 80 Days (Science-Technology; World/England; SEL: Gambling Addiction; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility, Respect, Fairness) [8 - 13]

Au Revoir Les Enfants (World/France & WW II (Holocaust); SEL: Coming of Age, Human Rights, Friendship; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness, Responsibility, Caring) [11+]

The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (U.S./1865 - 1991 & Diversity; SEL: Female Role Model; Diversity) [10+]



B

Bach's Fight for Freedom (Biography; Music/Classical; World/Germany; SEL: Talent; Friendship; Father/Son; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring) [6 - 12]

Ballad of a Soldier (World/WW II & Russia; SEL: Courage in War; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness) [10+]

Baseball: Innings 1 - 9 (Sports; U.S. History & Culture; SEL: Sportsmanship; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Fairness)[10+]

Beethoven Lives Upstairs (Biography; Music/Classical; World/Austria; SEL: Grieving; Disabilities; Friendship; Talent; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring) [9 - 12]

The Birth of the Constitution -- Short Subject -- from the series "This is America Charlie Brown" (U.S./Creating the Nation; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Citizenship) [9 - 12; 24 minutes]

Bizet's Dream (Biography; Music/Opera; World/France; SEL: Father/Daughter; Talent; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [9 - 12]

The Black Stallion (Sports/Horse Racing; SEL: Caring for Animals; Surviving; Grieving; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring) [8+]

 

The Bolero -- Short Subject (Music (classical); SEL: Talent; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: None) [9+; 26 minutes]

Born Free (World/Africa; the Environment; SEL: Caring for Animals; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Caring) [10+]

Boystown (U.S./1913 - 1929 & Nebraska; Religions/Christianity; SEL: Male Role Model; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring; Citizienship) [10+]

Brian's Song (Sports/Football; U.S./1945 - 1991 & Diversity; SEL: Friendship, Grieving, Sportsmanship; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Caring) [10+]

Bridge to Terabithia (Literature/U.S.; U.S./1945 - 1991 & Virginia; SEL: Friendship; Grieving; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring) [10-13]

The Building of the Transcontinental Railroad -- Short Subject -- from the series "This is America Charlie Brown" (U.S./1865 - 1913) [8 - 11; 24 minutes]



C

Captains Courageous (U.S./1929 - 1941 & Massachusets; Seafaring; SEL: Friendship, Parenting; Male Role Model; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Responsibility) [8 - 12]

Mary Cassatt: American Impressionist (Visual Arts; World/France; U.S./1865 - 1913; Biography; SEL: Talent; Romantic Relationships; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [8+]

Chariots of Fire (World/England; Sports/Olympics; Religions/Judaism and Christianity; SEL: Sportsmanship; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness) [10+]

Charly (Science Fiction; SEL: Disabilities; Courage; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring; Responsibility) [10+]

The Chosen (Literature/U.S. & Literary Devices: Theme, Symbol,Irony; Religions/Judaism; U.S.: 1939 - 1945 & New York; SEL Parenting; Father/Son; Friendship; Breaking Out; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Caring) [10+]

A Christmas Carol (Religions/Christianity; World/England; SEL: Redemption; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring) [8+]

 

Conrack (U.S./1945 - 1991, Diversity & South Carolina; SEL: Male Role Model; Work/Career; Education; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect) [10+]

Cool Runnings (Sports/Olympics; World/Jamaica; SEL: Sportsmanship; Redemption; Male Role Model; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Fairness) [8+]

Coppelia (Dance/Performance; SEL: Romantic Relationships; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect) [5+]



Snippet Lesson Plans
from Cosmic Voyage

Interstellar and Intergalactic Distances (Science & Technology; Astronomy) [10+: middle and high school levels; Film Clip: approximately 12 minutes or a shorter clip of approximately five minutes will also work; Lesson: one 50 minute class period.]


Cry, the Beloved Country (World/South Africa; SEL: Grieving; Crime; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Caring) [10+]



D

Damn Yankees (Drama/Musicals; Sports/Baseball; Dance/Performance; U.S./1945 - 1991; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [10+]

The Dawn Patrol (Aviation; World/ WW I & England; SEL: Courage in War; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness) [10+]

Degas and the Dancer (Visual Arts; World/France; Dance; SEL: Talent, Ambition, Mother/Daughter, Sisters; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Responsibility; Caring) [8 - 13]

 

Dr. Strangelove (U.S./1945 - 1991; SEL: Leadership; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness) [10+]

Donald in Mathmagic Land -- Short Subject (Mathematics; World/Greece; Music) [7+; 27 minutes]



E

Edison: The Wizard of Light (Science-Technology; U.S./1865 - 1929; Cinema; Biography; SEL: Talent; Disabilities; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring; Citizenship) [8 - 13]

Einstein: Light to the Power of 2 (Biography; Science-Technology; U.S./1945 - 1991 & Diversity; SEL: Self-esteem; Education; Families in Crisis; Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Caring) [8 - 13]

 

Ever After (World/France and the Renaissance; Myths & Fairy Tales; SEL: Romantic Relationships; Self-Esteem; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Caring) [10+]



F

Fiddler on the Roof (Drama/Musicals; Religions/Judaism; U.S./Diversity; World/Russia; Dance/Performance; SEL: Parenting; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Caring) [7+]

Field of Dreams (Sports/Baseball; U.S./1945 - 1991 & Iowa; SEL: Grieving; Father/Son; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trutworthiness) [10+]

Finding Nemo (Marine Biology (Science/Technology); SEL: Father/Son; Friendship; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Respect) [9-12]

 

Fly Away Home (Health (Grieving); ELA: theme, characterization, back story, allusion, complication; Science(Biology); the Environment; World/Canada; SEL: Grieving; Parenting; Father/Daughter; Caring for Animals; Teamwork; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring) [10+]

Fort Apache (U.S./The Frontier and the West & Arizona; SEL: Courage in War; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect) [8+] (Some Spanish spoken by the Native Americans)



G

Galileo: On the Shoulders of Giants (Biography; Science-Technology; World/Italy & the Renaissance; SEL: Brothers; Education; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Respect) [8 - 13]

Gandhi (Biography; World/India & South Africa; U.S./Diversity; SEL: Rebellion; Peace/Peacemakers; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Respect; Responsibility; Fairness; Caring; Citizenship) [10+]

Gettysburg (U.S./1860 - 1865 & Pennsylvania; SEL: Courage in War; Leadership; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Citizenship) [10+]

The Gods Must be Crazy (World/Africa; SEL: Romantic Relationships; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect) [9+]

The Gods Must Be Crazy II (Environment; World/Africa; SEL: Male Role Model; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect) [10+]

 

Goya: Awakened in a Dream (Visual Arts; World/Spain & the Enlightenment; Biography; SEL: Father/Son; Friendship; Illness; Human Rights; Talent; Disabilities; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring) [8 - 13]

The Great Dictator (Biography/Hitler; World/WW II) [10+]

Great Expectations (Literature/England; World/England; SEL: Romantic Relationships; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness) [10+]

The Great Inventors -- Short Subject -- from the series "This is America Charlie Brown" (U.S./1865 - 1913; Science - Technology) [8 - 11; 24 minutes]

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (U.S./ 1945 - 1991 & Diversity; SEL: Families in Crisis; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect) [10+]

Gulliver's Travels (World/Enlightenment; Literature/Ireland; SEL: Peace/Peacemakers; Courage in War; Humility) [7+]



H

Handel's Last Chance (Biography; Music/Classical; World/England & Ireland; SEL: Talent; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Caring) [6-12]

High Noon for American History and Civics Classes (U.S./The Frontier & the West, 1865 - 1913 and 1945 - 1991 (the Red Scare); Cinema; SEL: Marriage; Leadership; Courage; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Citizenship) [11+]

High Noon for ELA Classes (Literature/Myths of the Western genre; Literary devices: symbol; motif; foil; and expository phase; SEL: Marriage; Leadership; Courage; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Citizenship) [11+]

High Noon — Snippet Lesson Plan on the Expository Phase ELA: Expository Phase [12+; snippet: 15 minutes, 20 seconds; lesson: one to two class periods]

High School Musical (Dance; Drama/Musicals; SEL: Breaking Out; Friendship, Peer Pressure; Father/Son; Talent; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Caring) [8 - 14]

Hiroshima Maiden (U.S./1941 - 1991; World/WW-II and Japan; SEL: Courage; Friendship; Human Rights; Peer Pressure; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring) [9 - 13]

 

Hoop Dreams (Sports/Basketball; U.S. 1991 - Present & Illinois; SEL: Sportsmanship; Breaking Out; Talent; Alcohol and Drug Abuse; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility Fairness) [10+]

Hoosiers (Sports/Basketball; U.S. 1945 - 1991 & Indiana; SEL: Teamwork; Alcohol and Drug Abuse; Male Role Model; Father/Son; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness, Responsibility, Caring) [11+]



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Ice Princess (Sports/Ice Skating; SEL: Breaking Out; Parenting; Mother/daughter; Sportsmanship; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Respect; Fairness; Caring) [9+]

Iron Jawed Angels (U.S. 1913 - 1929; SEL: Human Rights; Courage; Leadership; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Fairness) [11+]

 

It's a Wonderful Life (U.S./1913 - 1945; SEL: Male Role Model; Suicide; Breaking Out; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Citizenship) [10+]



J

The Jackie Robinson Story (Biography; Sports/Baseball; U.S./1945 - 1991 & Diversity; SEL: Male Role Model; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness, Respect, Citizenship) [8+]

 

Judgment at Nuremberg (U.S./1941 - 1945, The Law; World/WW II; SEL: Justice; Human Rights, Male Role Model; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect, Responsibility Fairness) [10+]



K

The King and I (Drama/Musicals; World/Thailand; U.S./1860 - 1865; Dance/Performance; SEL: Courage, Education; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Respect) [8+]

Kit Kittredge: An American Girl (U.S./1929 - 1941 (the Great Depression); SEL: Ambition; Families in Crisis; Female Role Model; Friendship; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Caring; Trustworthiness; Citizenship) [6-12]

 

Knute Rockne -- All American (Sports/Football; U.S./1913 - 1929; Biography; SEL: Leadership, Sportsmanship, Talent; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [8+]



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Leonardo: A Dream of Flight (World/Italy & the Renaissance; Science-Technology; Aviation; Biography; SEL: Talent; Friendship; Mother/Son; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: General) [8 - 11]

Les Choristes (Music; World/France; Literature/Poetry Analysis; Literary Devices: themeSEL:Self-esteem; Talent; Education; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring) [10+]

Les Misérables (Literature/France; World/France; SEL: Redemption; Suicide; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Fairness, Caring) [8+]

Life With Father (U.S./1865 - 1913 & New York; SEL: Coming of Age; Father/Son; Marriage; Parenting; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring) [8+]

The Life of Emile Zola (Biography; World/France; Literature/France; SEL: Justice; Talent; Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Fairness) [10+]

 

The Lion King (The Environment; Science/Technology; SEL: Grieving; Redemption; Friendship; Ambition, Running Away; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Responsibility) [8 - 11]

Liszts' Rhapsody (Biography; Music/Classical; SEL: Talent; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect) [6 - 12]

Little Buddha (Religions/Buddhism; World/Tibet; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Citizenship) [10+]

Little Women (U.S./1860 - 1865 & Massachusetts; Literature/U.S.; SEL: Female Role Model; Families in Crisis; Parenting; Sisters; Coming of Age; Talent; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring) [6+]

The Longest Day (U.S./1941 - 1945; World/WW II; SEL: Courage in War; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness) [10+]

Looking Beneath the Surface — Helps students answer the question: What is going on beneath the surface of an event or conversation?



M

Madame Curie (Biography; Science-Technology; World/France; SEL: Female Role Model; Grieving; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [10+]

March of the Penguins (Science; the Environment; World/Antarctica; SEL: Caring for Animals) [10+]

Marie Curie: More Than Meets the Eye (Biography; World/France & WW I; Medicine; Science-Technology; SEL: Female Role Model; Mother/Daughter; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [8 - 12]

The Mayflower Voyagers -- Short Subject -- from the series "This is America Charlie Brown" (U.S./1629 - 1750; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect) [7 - 11; 24 minutes]



Snippet Lesson Plans
from Microsmos

Complex and Cooperative Ant Behaviors (Science-Biology) [5+; grades K - 12; snippet: 4 minutes; lesson: 30 minutes]

Symbiosis and Predation in the World of Insects (Science-Biology) [5+; grades K - 12; snippet: 25 minutes; lesson: one class period]

Set-Up-the-Sub Lesson Plan for Symbiosis and Predation in the World of Insects (Science-Biology) [5+; grades K - 12; snippet: 25 minutes; lesson: one class period]

Mosquito Emerging from Pupal Sack (Science-Biology) [10+; snippet: 4 minutes; lesson: 25 minutes]

Surface Tension and Molecular Bonds (Science/Chemistry; molecules; surface tension) [10+; middle school and high school; snippet: 7 minutes (in three segments); lesson: the clips and related discussion will add about fifteen minutes to existing lesson plans.]

 

Midway (U.S./1941 - 1945; World/WW II; Seafaring; SEL: Courage in War; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness) [10+]

The Miracle Worker (Biography/Keller; U.S./1865 - 1913; SEL: Disabilities; Female Role Model; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring) [10+]

Moby Dick (Literature/U.S.; Seafaring; U.S./1812 - 1860 & Massachusetts; SEL: Revenge, Humility; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [10+]

Modern Times (Cinema; U.S./1929-1941; SEL: Surviving; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Caring) [8+]

Mr. Holland's Opus (Music/Classical; U.S. 1945 - 1991; SEL: Education; Male Role Model; Parenting; Father/Son; Mother/Son; Marriage; Disabilities; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Citizenship; Caring; Respect) [10+]

Mrs. Miniver (World/England & WW II; SEL: Families in Crisis; Female Role Model; Courage in War; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness) [10+]

Much Ado About Nothing (Drama/England; SEL: Romantic Relationships; Brothers; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Fairness) [10+]

Music of the Heart (Music/Classical, U.S./1991 - present & New York; Biography (Guaspari); SEL: Education; Talent, Disabilities; Romantic Relationships; Divorce and Separation; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Citizenship) [9+]

The Music and Heroes of America -- Short Subject -- from the series "This is America Charlie Brown" (U.S./1865 - 1913; Music) [8 - 11; 25 minutes]

The Music Man (Drama/Musicals; U.S. 1865 - 1913; Dance/Performance; SEL: Romantic Relationships; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness) [6+]

My Fair Lady (Drama/Musicals; World/England; SEL: Breaking Out; Romantic Relationships; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring) [6+]



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Never Cry Wolf (Science-Technology, The Environment; U.S./1945 - 1991; Alaska; SEL: Caring for Animals; Courage; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect) [10+]

Isaac Newton: A Tale of Two Isaacs (Biography; Science-Technology; World/England & Enlightenment; Mathematics; SEL: Romantic Relationships; Talent) [8-13]

 

The Nutcracker (Dance; SEL: Romantic Relationships; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect) [5+]



O

October Sky (Aviation & Space Exploration; U.S./1945 - 1991 & West Virginia; Science-Technology; SEL: Parenting; Father/Son; Mother/Son; Breaking Out; Friendship; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring) [10+]

The Old Curiosity Shop (Literature/England; SEL: Gambling Addiction; Parenting; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [11+]

Old Yeller (U.S./1865 - 1913; SEL: Courage; Grieving (for a beloved animal); Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [7-12]

 

Oliver! (Drama/Musicals; Literature/England; World/England; SEL: Spousal Abuse; Crime; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring) [8+]

Oliver Twist (Literature/England; World/England; SEL: Spousal Abuse; Crime; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring) [10+]

The Outsiders (Literature/U.S. & Literary Devices; U.S./1945 - 1991; SEL: Brothers; Coming of Age; Courage; Fighting; Friendship; Peer Pressure; Redemption; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Caring) [11+; Literary devices analyzed: expository phase; flashback; symbol; foreshadowing; Bildungsroman; irony; protagonist/antagionist confusion and theme]



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Partners of the Heart (Medicine; U.S./1917 - 1991, Diversity, Tennessee & Maryland; SEL: Teamwork, Education, Friendship; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring) [10+]

Paths of Glory (World/France & WW I; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness) [10+]

Pink Floyd: The Wall — Snippet Lesson Plan on Determining Theme [10+; snippet: 15 minutes, Lesson: three 45 - 55 minute class periods]




Snippet Lesson Plans Using
Pirates of the Carribean: At World's End

Harmonic Motion (Science & Technology/Physics – harmonic motion) [10+; late elementary to high school; film clips: Pirates of the Caribbean – At World's End: three minutes 30 seconds; Tacoma Bridge Collapse Video on YouTube: four minutes 13 seconds. lesson: Playing the snippets and discussing the examples of harmonic motion described in the Helpful Background section will take about 40 minutes.]

Refraction and the Green Flash (Science & Technology/Physics) [10+; late elementary to high school; Film Clips: one minute and five seconds, in two segments; three additional optional segments total about 50 seconds; Lesson: Adds 30 minutes to a class in which the phenomenon of optical refraction is introduced.]



 

Ponyo (Literature/World; World/Japan; SEL: Breaking Out; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring) [5+]

Ponyo (Talking and Playing SEL: Breaking Out; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring) [4-8]

The Pirates of Penzance (Drama/Musicals; World/England; SEL: Romantic Relationships; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Responsibility) [8+]



Snippet Lesson Plans
Using Planet Earth

The Arctic and Antarctica (Earth Science) [10+; snippet: 40 minutes, 30 seconds; Lesson: One and one-half 45 - 55 minute class periods]

Caves and Extremophiles (Earth Science/Biology) [10+; snippet: 16 minutes, 15 seconds; lesson: 40 minutes]

Deep Ocean Dwellers (Earth Science/Biology) [10+; snippet: 26 minutes; Lesson: One 45 to 55 minute class period]



Pride of the Yankees (Biography/Gehrig; Sports/Baseball; SEL: Male Role Model; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [8+]



Q

Quiz Show (U.S./1945 - 1991 & New York; SEL: Ambition; Father/Son; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness) [11+]

 


R

Rabbit-Proof Fence (World/Australia; SEL: Human Rights; Courage; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect) [10+]

The Red Badge of Courage (U.S./1860 - 1865; Literature/U.S.; SEL: Redemption, Coming of Age; Courage in War; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [10+]

Remember the Titans (U.S./1945 - 1991, Diversity & Virginia; Sports/Football; SEL: Breaking Out; Friendship; Teamwork; Leadership; Male Role Model; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Responsibility; Fairness; Citizenship) [11+]

The Rookie (Sports/Baseball; U.S./1991 - present; SEL: Talent; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Responsibility; Caring) [9+]

 

Eleanor Roosevelt (Biography; U.S./1865 - 1991; Politics; SEL: Leadership; Female Role Model; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring, Citizenship) [10+]

Rossini's Ghost (Biography; Music/Opera; World/Italy; SEL: Talent; Friendship; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [6 - 12]

The Russians are Coming the Russians are Coming (U.S./1945 - 1991 & Massachusetts; SEL: Peace/Peacemakers; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring) [8 - 12]



S

The Sandlot (Sports/Baseball; ELA Discussion and Writing Exercises for middle and junior high school; SEL: Friendship; Leadership; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring) [10 - 14]

Searching for Bobby Fischer (Sports/Chess; World/Canada; SEL: Talent; Father/Son; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [10+]

Shiloh (U.S./1945 - 1991 & West Virginia; SEL: Caring for Animals; Father/Son; Mother/Son, Parenting; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworhiness; Caring) [10+]

Show Boat (U.S./1865 - 1913 & Diversity; Cinema; Drama/Musicals; Dance/Performance; SEL: Marriage; Romantic Relationships; Alcohol and Drug Abuse; Gambling Addiction; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect) [11+]

Small Wonders (Music/Classical; U.S./1991 - Present & New York; Biography/Guaspari; SEL: Education; Female Role Model; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Citizenship) [6+]

The Smithsonian and the Presidency -- Short Subject -- from the series "This is America Charlie Brown" (U.S./Creating the Nation, 1860 - 1865; and 1929 - 1941; SEL: Disabilities; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness) [7 - 11; 25 minutes]

Something the Lord Made (Medicine; U.S./1917 - 1991, Diversity, Tennessee & Maryland; SEL: Teamwork, Education, Friendship; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring) [10+]

 

The Sound of Music (Drama/Musicals; World/ WW II & Austria; SEL: Parenting, Romantic Relationships; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Caring) [6+]

South Pacific (Drama/Musicals; U.S./1941 - 1945 & Diversity; SEL: Romantic Relationships; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Citizenship) [10+]

Strauss: The King of Three-Quarter Time (Biography; Music/Classical; World/Austria; SEL: Friendship; Child Abuse; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring) [6 - 12]

Strictly Ballroom (Dance; World/Australia; SEL: Breaking Out; Talent; Families in Crisis; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect) [9+]

Super Size Me (U.S./1991 - present; Medicine; SEL: Taking Care of Yourself; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [11+]

Swan Lake (Dance/Performance; ELA; SEL: Romantic Relations; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring) [10+; Literary devices analyzed: metaphor; symbol.]

The Swiss Family Robinson (Literature/England; Science-Technology; World/Indonesia; SEL: Families in Crisis; Brothers; Surviving; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: General) [6 - 12]



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The Time Machine (Science Fiction; SEL: Courage; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: General) [10+]

To Kill A Mockingbird (U.S./1929 - 1941, the Law & Diversity; Literature/U.S. & Literary Devices; SEL: Justice; Male Role Model; Courage; Mental Illness; Parenting; Disabilities; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Respect; Responsibilility; Fairness; Caring; Citizenship) [11+; Literary devices analyzed: symbol; flashback; irony; humor]

Tora! Tora! Tora! (U.S./1941 - 1945; World/Japan & WW II; Seafaring; SEL: Courage in War; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness) [10+] (Portions in Japanese with English subtitles)

A Tree Grows In Brooklyn (U.S./1913 - 1929, Diversity & New York; SEL: Alcohol and Drug Abuse; Education; Families in Crisis; Father/Daughter; Grieving; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring) [9+]

 

Tucker: The Man and His Dream (U.S./1945-1991; Science-Technology; SEL: Ambition; Courage; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Fairness) [10+]

The Tuskegee Airmen (Aviation; U.S./1941 - 1945, Diversity & Alabama; SEL: Courage; Courage in War; Friendship; Self-esteem; Grieving; Suicide; Surviving; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Responsibility) [10+]

Twelve O'Clock High (Aviation; U.S./1941-1945; SEL: Leadership; Courage in War; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [10+]



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Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives (U.S./1812 - 1865; 1865 - 1913; and African Americans & the Civil Rights Movement; Literature/U.S. (Narrative Writing); SEL: Human Rights; Courage; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Fairness) [10+]

 


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W

War of the Buttons - Using Characterization in Literary Analysis (ELA: characterization; World/Ireland; SEL: Fighting; Friendship; Leadership; Parenting; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Caring) [10+]

War and Peace (Literature/Russia; World/Russia & France) [10+]

Where the Red Fern Grows (SEL: Grieving; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Perseverance; Fairness,) [8-12+]

Winslow Homer: An American Original (U.S./1861 - 1913; Visual Arts; Medicine-Psychiatry; Biography; SEL: Talent; Grieving; Mental Illness; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Responsibility) [8 - 12]

 

The Wizard of Oz — Primary (Cinema; Drama/Musicals; U.S./1865-1913; SEL: Self-esteem; Friendship; Taking Care of Yourself; Breaking Out; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness, Respect, Caring) [5+]

The Wright Brothers at Kitty Hawk -- Short Subject -- from the series "This is America Charlie Brown" (U.S./1865 - 1913; Aviation; SEL: Ambition, Brothers; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [8 - 11; 24 minutes]



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Y

The Yearling (U.S./1865 - 1913 & Florida; Literature/U.S.; SEL: Male Role Model; Coming of Age; Running Away; Father/Son; Mother/Son; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring) [8 - 12]

 


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