Alphabetical Index
for the Letter "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]

Sarafina (World/South Africa; SEL: Rebellion; Human Rights; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Citizenship) [13+]

Snippet Lesson Plan on the Omaha Beach Landing Using a Film Clip from Saving Private Ryan (U.S./1941 - 1945; World/WWII; SEL: Courage in War; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Citizenship) [16+]

Sayonara (U.S./1945 - 1991 & Diversity; World/Japan; SEL: Male Role Model; Friendship; Romantic Relationships; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Respect) [12+]

The Scarlet Letter (U.S./1629 - 1750 & Massachusetts; Religions/Christianity; Literature/U.S.; SEL: Redemption; Romantic Relationships; Revenge; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Responsibility) [12+ ]

Schindler's List (Biography; World/WWII; SEL: Courage; Rebellion; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Respect; Caring) [15+]

The Searchers (U.S./1865 - 1913; ELA.; SEL: Revenge; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring) [13+; Literary devices analyzed: expository phase, character development, theme.]

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

Selma ( U.S.: 1945-1991; Civil Rights Movement; SEL: Leadership; Courage; Human Rights; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Fairness, Citizenship) [12+]

Sense and Sensibility (Literature/England; World/England; SEL: Romantic Relationships; Sisters; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring) [12+]

Seven Days in May (U.S./1945 - 1991; SEL: Rebellion; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Responsibility) [12+]

Introduction to Romeo and Juliet Using a Clip from Shakespeare in Love — a Snippet Lesson Plan (Drama; World/England) [12+]

Shakespeare Behind Bars (Drama and U.S./The Law; SEL Redemption; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [14+]

Shall We Dance? (Dance; World/Japan; SEL: Breaking Out; Marriage; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [12+]

She's Too Young - (Health (social structure of school; STDs); SEL: Peer Pressure; Bad Associations; Romantic Relationships; Self-esteem; Taking Care of Yourself; Families in Crisis; Parenting; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Responsibility) [15+]

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

The Shootist (U.S./1865 - 1913; Literature/Myths of the Western Genre; Literary Devices: theme & characterization; Cinema; SEL: Coming of Age; Illness (Serious); Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Caring) [14+]

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+]

The Simpsons - The Raven section of the Second Season, Treehouse of Horrow Episode Introducing the Poetry of Edgar Allan Poe Using "The Simpsons" and "The Ladykillers" [14+; snippets: 8 minutes; lesson: from one to three 45 - 55 minute classes, depending on the assignments given]

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]


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

Smoke Signals (U.S./1991 - Present, Diversity (Native American) & Idaho; SEL: Father/Son; Grieving; Alcoholism and Drug Abuse; Child Abuse; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring (Forgiving)) [12+]

Sometimes in April (World/Rwanda & the Post-Cold War Era; SEL: Human Rights; Courage; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsiblity; Citizenship) [14+]

Solar System: Historical Evolution of Views About the Solar System and the Retrograde Motion of Mars — Snippet Lesson Plan Using Film Clips from Agora and Internet Animations (Science & Technology/Astronomy) [12+: Middle and High School Levels; Snippet: 8 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/ WWII & 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+ ]

Spare Parts (Science-Technology; U.S. 1991 - Current, Hispanic & Arizona; SEL: Education; Breaking Out; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [13+]

Spartacus (Biography; World/Ancient Rome; SEL: Rebellion; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect) [13+]

Spiderman 2 Snippet Lesson Plan for Thermonuclear Reactions in the Sun and As a Source of Unlimited Energy for Mankind (Science & Technology/Astronomy; the Environment; Science Fiction) [12+: Middle School Level; Snippet: approximately eight and 1/4 minutes in two segments. Lesson: approximately 30 minutes]

Stalin (Biography; World/Russia; SEL: Ambition; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [12+]

Stage Beauty: A Demonstration of the Use of Acting Technique to Describe Character in Shakespearian and Other Plays [14+; snippet: 18 minutes; lesson: one and one-half class periods]

Stand and Deliver (U.S./1941 - 1996, Diversity & California; Mathematics; ELA; SEL: Male Role Model; Self-esteem; Education; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Responsibility; Citizenship) [12+; Literary devices analyzed: character, symbols, subplot, foils and irony]

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]

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+]

A Lesson Plan for Health Classes based on "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;s Moral-Ethical Emphasis: General) [6 - 12]

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.

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