Social-Emotional Learning Index
"MOTHER/SON" to "ROMANTIC RELATIONSHIPS"

Mother/Son | Parenting | Peace/Peacemakers | Peer Pressure
Rebellion | Redemption | Revenge | Romantic Relationships

Complete List of SEL Topics



Mother/Son

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

Dear Frankie (Health, Literature; SEL: Disabilities, Mother/Son; Moral-Ethical: Trustworthiness; Caring) [12+]

The Glass Menagerie (Families in Crisis; Mother/Son; Mother/Daughter; Disabilities; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Subjects: Drama/U.S.; U.S./Missouri)[12+]

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

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

 

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

Pay It Forward (Alcohol and Drug Abuse; Mother/Son; Families in Crisis; Education; Disabilities; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring; Citizenship; Subjects: U.S./1991 - Present) [12+]

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

The Yearling (Male Role Model; Coming of Age; Running Away; Father/Son; Mother/Son; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring; Subjects: U.S./1865 - 1913 & Florida;



PARENTING

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

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

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

Billy Elliot (Breaking Out, Families in Crisis, Father/Son, Courage, Grieving, Friendship, Parenting, Grandparents; GBLTQ, Education; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring, Responsibility, Respect; Trustworthiness; Subjects: Dance; World/England) [12+]

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

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

The Chosen (Parenting; Father/Son; Friendship; Breaking Out; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Caring; Subjects: Literature/U.S. & Literary Devices: Theme, Symbol,Irony; Religions/Judaism; U.S.: 1941 - 1945 & New York) [10+]

Cross Creek (Female Role Model; Parenting; Friendship; Suicide; Running Away; Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Subjects: U.S./1865 - 1913; Florida; Literature/U.S.) [the events that inspired The Yearling]

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

Fly Away Home (Parenting; Father/Daughter; Teamwork; Caring for Animals; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring; Subjects: Science; the Environment; Canada) [10+]

A Gentleman's Agreement (Female Role Model; Male Role Model; Parenting; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Subjects: U.S./1945 - 1991 & Diversity) [12+]

Gracie's Choice (Alcohol & Drug; Abuse; Families In Crisis; Mother/Daughter; Parenting; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Caring; Subjects: Health; U.S./1991 - present) [10+]

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

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

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

 

Lorenzo's Oil (Illness, Disabilities; Marriage; Families in Crisis; Parenting; Sisters; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring; Subjects: Medicine) [13+]

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

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

The Official Story (Parenting; Human Rights; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Subjects: World/Argentina) [14+]

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

The Pursuit of Happyness (Father/Son; Parenting; Surviving, Work/Career; add the following SEL topics when using TeachWithMovies.com's student handout for this film entitled Episodes in the Life of Chris Gardner (What's Not in the Movie): Alcohol & Drug Abuse; Breaking Out; Spousal Abuse; Child Abuse; Education; Male Role Model; Ambition; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring; Subjects: U.S./1991 - present and Biography) [12+]

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

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

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

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

Trouble With The Curve (Sports/Baseball; SEL: Parenting; Father/Daughter; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring) [13+]

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

When a Man Loves a Woman (Alcohol & Drug Abuse; Romantic Relationships; Marriage; Parenting; Father/daughter; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring; Subjects: U.S./1991 - present) [13+]



PEACE/PEACEMAKERS

A Force More Powerful -- Short Subject (Rebellion; Peace/Peacemakers; Moral-Ethical: --- Citizenship; Subjects: World/India, Poland, Denmark, Chile, South Africa; 1800s - the Present; U.S./1945 - the Present; Civil Rights Movement, Tennessee) [12+; Six sections, each between 20 and 30 minutes in length]

Gandhi (Rebellion; Peace/Peacemakers; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Respect; Responsibility; Fairness; Caring; Citizenship; Subjects: Biography; World/India, South Africa, England & 1800s - Cold War Era; U.S./Diversity; Religions) [10+]

Michael Collins (Peace/Peacemakers; Courage in War; Breaking Out; Rebellion; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Respect; Subjects: Biography; World/Ireland) [14+]

 

A Midnight Clear (Coming of Age; Peace/Peacemakers; Courage in War; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring; Subjects: U.S./1941-1945) [13+]

The Russians are Coming the Russians are Coming (Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring; Subjects: U.S./1941 - 1945; Massachusetts [8 - 12]

Thirteen Days (Leadership; Peace/Peacemakers; Brothers; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Subjects: U.S./1945 - 1991; World/Russia & The Cold War) [12+]



PEER PRESSURE

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

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

Lord of the Flies (Peer Pressure; Surviving; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring; Subjects: ELA; U.S./1945 -1991) [13+; Literary devices analyzed: symbol, character development, theme, irony.]

 

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

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



REBELLION

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

Amistad (Justice; Courage; Rebellion; Human Rights; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Caring; Citizenship; Subjects: U.S./1812 - 1860 & Diversity) [14+]

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

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

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

Fahrenheit 451 (Alcohol and Drug Abuse; Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Subjects: Science Fiction) [12+]

A Force More Powerful -- Short Subject (Rebellion; Peace/Peacemakers; Moral-Ethical: --- Citizenship; Subjects: World/India, Poland, Denmark, Chile, South Africa; 1800s - the Present; U.S./1945 - the Present; Civil Rights Movement, Tennessee) [12+; Six sections, each between 20 and 30 minutes in length]

For Whom the Bell Tolls (Courage in War; Romantic Relationships; Rebellion; Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Citizenship; Subjects: Literature/U.S.; World/Between World Wars & Spain) [12+]

Gandhi (Rebellion; Peace/Peacemakers; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Respect; Responsibility; Fairness; Caring; Citizenship; Subjects: Biography; World/India, South Africa, England & 1800s - Cold War Era; U.S./Diversity; Religions) [10+]

Julius Caesar (Ambition; Rebellion; Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Subjects: World/Ancient Rome; Drama/England) [12+]

 

Kundun (Rebellion; Leadership; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Subjects: World/Tibet & China; Religions/Buddhism) [13+]

Michael Collins (Peace/Peacemakers; Courage in War; Breaking Out; Rebellion; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Respect; Subjects: Biography; World/Ireland) [14+]

The Mission (Brothers; Redemption; Courage; Rebellion; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Subjects: Religions/Christianity; World/South America, Paraguay, Brazil) [13+]

Roots Vol. IV (Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Subjects: U.S./1812 - 1860 & Diversity) [12+]

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

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

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

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

A Tale of Two Cities (Alcohol and Drug Abuse; Rebellion; Redemption; Romantic Relationships; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring; Subjects (Literature/England; World/France & England) [12+]

The White Rose (Courage; Rebellion; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Subjects: World/Germany & WW II) (13+)



REDEMPTION

Casablanca (Romantic Relationships; Redemption; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring; Citizenship; Subjects: U.S./1941-1945; World/WW II; France & Morocco; ELA: Extended Metaphor; Allegory; Hero's Journey) [12+]

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

Courage Under Fire (Marriage, Redemption; Leadership; Suicide; Alcohol and Drug Abuse; Courage in War; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Responsibility; Subjects: U.S./1991 - Present) [12+]

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

An Ideal Husband (Families in Crisis; Marriage, Friendship, Romantic Relationships, Justice, Redemption; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Responsibility; Caring; Subjects: Drama/England; World/England)[12+]

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

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

 

The Mission (Brothers; Redemption; Courage; Rebellion; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Subjects: Religions/Christianity; World/South America, Paraguay, Brazil) [13+]

On The Waterfront (Redemption; Breaking Out; Brothers; Romantic Relationships; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Subjects: Cinema; U.S./1945 - 1991 & New York) [12+]

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

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

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

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

A Tale of Two Cities (Alcohol and Drug Abuse; Rebellion; Redemption; Romantic Relationships; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring; Subjects (Literature/England; World/France & England) [12+]



REVENGE

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

Hamlet (Revenge, Fighting, Grieving; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Caring; Subjects: Drama/England) [12+]

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

Romeo and Juliet (Fighting; Romantic Relationships; Suicide; Revenge; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Caring; Subjects: Drama/England) [12+]

 

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

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

West Side Story (Fighting; Revenge; Romantic Relationships; Bad Associations; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Caring; Citizenship; Subjects: Drama/Musicals; U.S./1945 - 1991, Diversity & New York; Dance/Performance [12+]



ROMANTIC RELATIONSHIPS

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

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

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

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

Camille (Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Subjects: Cinema; Drama/France; World/France) [12+]

Carmen (Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Responsibility; Subjects: Music/Opera; World/France) [12+] (In French with English Subtitles)

Casablanca (Romantic Relationships; Redemption; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring; Citizenship; Subjects: U.S./1941-1945; World/WW II; France & Morocco; ELA: Extended Metaphor; Allegory; Hero's Journey) [12+]

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

Conquest (Romantic Relationships; Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Responsibility; Subjects: Biography/Napoleon Bonaparte; World/France, Poland & The 1800s) [12+]

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

Cyrano de Bergerac (Romantic Relationships; Self-esteem; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Subjects: Drama/France; World/France) [12+] (In French with English Subtitles)

Emma (Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Caring; Subjects: Literature/England; World/England) [12+]

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

For Whom the Bell Tolls (Courage in War; Romantic Relationships; Rebellion; Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Citizenship; Subjects: Literature/U.S.; World/Between World Wars & Spain) [12+]

Gigi (Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring; Subjects: Drama/Musicals; World/France) [12+]

The Gods Must Be Crazy (Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Subjects: World/Africa) [9+]

Good Will Hunting (Child Abuse; Marriage; Romantic Relationships; Fighting; Friendship; Male Role Model; Talent; Breaking Out; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring; Subjects: Medicine (Psychiatry); U.S./1991 - present & Massachusetts) [14+]

Gorillas in the Mist (Caring for Animals; Courage; Human Rights; Romantic Relationships; Ethical Emphasis --- Trustworthiness; Respect; Citizenship;Subjects --- The Environment; Science-Technology; World/Africa) [13+]

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

The Great Gatsby (Romantic Relationships; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Subjects: U.S. 1913 - 1929 & New York; Literature; Literary Devices: symbol, imagery, motif, flashback, characterization) [13+]

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

An Ideal Husband (Families in Crisis; Marriage, Friendship, Romantic Relationships, Justice, Redemption; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Responsibility; Caring; Subjects: Drama/England; World/England)[12+]

The Importance of Being Earnest (Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Subjects: World/England; Drama/England) [12+]

The Invention of Lying (ELA: Social Satire; SEL: Romantic Relationships; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness) [13+]

La Traviata (Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Subjects: Music/Opera; World/France) (12+) (In Italian with English Subtitles)

Midnight in Paris (Literature/U.S.; Visual Arts; Music; World/France; SEL: Romantic Relationships; Breaking Out; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring) [14+]

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

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

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

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

 

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

Oklahoma! Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Subjects: U.S./1865-1913 & Oklahoma; Drama/Musicals; Dance/Performance) [12+]

On The Waterfront (Redemption; Breaking Out; Brothers; Romantic Relationships; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Subjects: Cinema; U.S./1945 - 1991 & New York) [12+]

A Passage To India (Friendship; Romantic Relationships; Justice; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Respect; Subjects: World/India & England; Literature/England) [12+]

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

The Perks of Being a Wallflower (Literature/U.S.; SEL: Child Abuse; Courage; GBLTQ; Friendship; Romantic Relationships; Mental Illness;Suicide; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring) [14+]

Persuasion (Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Subjects: World/England; Literature/England) [12+]


Pride and Prejudice (Romantic Relationships; Sisters, Humility; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Subjects: World/England; Literature/England) [12+; Literary devices analyzed: theme; foils, contrasting characters; character development; subplot; irony; and use of letters read by a character]

Princess Mononoke (Male Role Model; Leadership; Romantic Relationships; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Caring; Citizenship; Subjects: World/Japan; The Environment; Mythology; Cinema) [12+]

Pygmalion (Breaking Out; Romantic Relationships; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring; Subjects: Drama/England; World/England) [12+]

Romeo and Juliet (Fighting; Romantic Relationships; Suicide; Revenge; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Caring; Subjects: Drama/England) [12+]

Roxanne (Romantic Relationships; Self-esteem; Moral-Ethical Emphasis Respect; Subjects: Drama; ELA: irony; characterization) [12+]

Ryan's Daughter (Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Respect; Caring; Subjects: World/Ireland & WW I) [15+]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A Tale of Two Cities (Alcohol and Drug Abuse; Rebellion; Redemption; Romantic Relationships; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring; Subjects (Literature/England; World/France & England) [12+]

Tootsie (Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Subjects: U.S./1945 - 1991 & New York; Drama/U.S.) [13+]

Twelfth Night (Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring; Subjects: Drama/England) [12+]

Wall-E - Talking and Playing for Growth (SEL: The Environment; Romantic Relationships; Taking Care of Yourself; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring) [4 - 8]

West Side Story (Fighting; Revenge; Romantic Relationships; Bad Associations; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Caring; Citizenship; Subjects: Drama/Musicals; U.S./1945 - 1991, Diversity & New York; Dance/Performance [12+]

When a Man Loves a Woman (Alcohol & Drug Abuse; Romantic Relationships; Marriage; Parenting; Father/daughter; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring; Subjects: U.S./1991 - present) [13+]


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