Alphabetical Index
for the Letter "B"

Babe - Talking and Playing for Growth (SEL: Friendship; Caring for Animals; Courage; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Respect; Caring) [5 - 8]

Babies (Health; SEL: Parenting; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [12+]

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/WWII & Russia; SEL: Courage in War; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness) [10+]

Barbary Coast (U.S./The Frontier and the West & California; SEL: Male Role Model; Justice; Bad Associations) [12+]

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

Beau Geste (World/France; SEL: Leadership; Families in Crisis; Brothers; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness) [12+]

Beautiful Dreamers (Biography/Whitman; Literature/U.S.; World/Canada; Medicine; SEL: Male Role Model; Mental Illness; Breaking Out; Friendship; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect) [12+; useful for getting students to read and appreciate the poetry of Walt Whitman]

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

Behind the Sun (World/ Brazil & Albania; ELA; SEL: Revenge; Breaking Out; Brothers; Romantic Relationships; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring; Responsibility) [12+; Literary devices analyzed: symbols, subplot, flashback, foreshadowing and irony]

Ben and Me -- Short Subject (Biography/Franklin; U. S./1750 - 1812 & Pennsylvania; Science-Technology; SEL: Friendship; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Citizenship) [8 & 9; 27 minutes]

Ben and Me - Talking and Playing for Growth -- Short Subject (SEL: Friendship; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Citizenship) [5 - 8; 27 minutes]

Bend It Like Beckham (Sports/Soccer (Football); World/England; SEL: Breaking Out; Parenting; Romantic Relationships; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Respect; Caring) [13+]

A Better Life (U.S. 1991 - Current; Hispanic & California; SEL: Father/Son; Courage; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect) [13+]

Beyond Rangoon (World/Myanmar; SEL: Human Rights; Grieving; Rebellion; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring) [14+]

Big Hero's Journey Lesson Plan (Literature/Hero's Journey) [12+]

Billy Budd (Literature/U.S. & Literary Devices: theme, characterization & irony; World/Britain; Seafaring; SEL: Justice; Leadership; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Fairness) [14+]


Billy Elliot (Dance; World/England; SEL: Breaking Out; Families in Crisis; Father/Son; Courage; Grieving; Friendship; Parenting; Grandparents; GBLTQ; Education; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring; Responsibility; Respect; Trustworthiness) [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]

Blackfish (the Environment; SEL: Caring for Animals; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [13+]

Black Holes — Snippet Lesson Plan using a film clip from Star Trek (Science & Technology/Astronomy) [13+: Middle and High School Levels; Snippet: 9.5 minutes]

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]

The Book Thief (World/Germany, WW-II, ELA (theme, personification, symbol, & irony); SEL: Families in Crisis; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility, Caring) [13+; 121 minutes]

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

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (World/WWII & Germany; ELA; SEL: Human Rights; Friendship; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Responsibility; Caring) [13+; Literary Devices Analyzed: irony]

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

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

Breaking Away (Sports/Bicycle Racing; U.S./1945 - 1991 & Indiana; SEL: Coming of Age; Parenting; Friendship; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness) [12+]

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

The Buddy Holly Story (Biography; Music/Popular; U.S./1945 - 1991; SEL: Talent; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: General) [12+]

A Bugs Life - Talking and Playing for Growth (SEL: Courage; Friendship; Teamwork; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Respect; Responsibility; Caring) [5 - 8]

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

The suggested age range appears in brackets at the end of each entry. Topics relating to Social and Emotional Learning appear after the term "SEL". "Moral-Ethical Emphasis" is a reference to Character Counts' Six Pillars of Character.

A,    B,   C,   D,   E,   F,   G,   H,    I,    J,   KLM,  
N,   O,   P,   Q,   R,   S,   T,   U,   VW,   XY,   Z