Camille

(Cinema; Drama/France; World/France; SEL: Romantic Relationships; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect) [12+]

Captains Courageous

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

Carmen

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

Cars

Talking and Playing for Growth

(SEL: Sportsmanship; Teamwork; Friendship; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring Citizenship) [5 – 8]

Casablanca

The Best of TWM

(U.S./1941 – 1945; World/WWII, France & Morocco; ELA: Extended Metaphor; Allegory; Hero’s Journey; SEL: Romantic Relationships; Redemption; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring; Citizenship) [12+]

Mary Cassatt: American Impressionist

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

Cast Away

The Best of TWM

(U.S./1945 – 1991 and Tennessee; ELA: expository phase; motif; symbol; theme development; dramatic irony) [13+]

Cast Away

Set-Up-the-Sub

Keep your English Language Arts classes learning while you are absent (ELA: expository phase; motif; symbol; theme development; dramatic irony) [13+]

Cesar Chavez: Respect for All

(U.S. 1945 – current, Diversity; Hispanic-Americans & California; SEL: Leadership; GBLTQ; Caring for Animals; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect) [10+; 22 minutes]

Chariots of Fire

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

Charlotte’s Web

Talking and Playing for Growth

(Science-Biology; SEL: Caring for Animals; Friendship; Grieving; Justice; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Caring) [5 – 8]

Charlotte’s Web

(Science-Biology; SEL: Caring for Animals; Friendship; Grieving; Justice; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Caring) [5 – 10]

Charly

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

The Chorus (“Les Choristes”)

(Music; World/France; Literature/Poetry Analysis; Literary Devices: themeSEL:Self-esteem; Talent; Education; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring) [10+; in French with English subtitles]

The Chosen

(Literature/U.S. & Literary Devices: Theme, Symbol, Irony; Religions/Judaism; U.S.: 1941 – 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+]

Citizenfour

Part of a unit on National Security Whistleblowers (U.S. 1945 – Current, the Press; & the Law; Civics; SEL: Courage; Moral-Ethical Responsibility; Citizenship) [13+]

The Civil War

(U.S./1860 – 1865; SEL: Courage in War; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness) [12+]

The Color Purple

(Literature/U.S. & Literary Devices: motif, theme, symbol, characterization; U.S./1865 – 1913, 1913 – 1929; & Diversity/African-American; SEL: Breaking Out; Self-esteem; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect) [15+]

Concussion

(U.S. 1991 – Current; Medicine; Sports; SEL: Courage; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Responsibility; Citizenship) [13+]

Conquest

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

Conrack

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

Contact

(Religions/Judeo-Christian; Science Fiction; Aviation & Space Exploration; MathematicS.; SEL: Grieving; Father/Daughter; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Caring) [12+]

Contagion

The Best of TWM

(Health; Medicine; Science-Technology; U.S. 1991 – present; World/Asia; SEL: Courage; Surviving; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Citizenship) [13+]

Cowspiracy

(The Environmentment; SEL: Surviving; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [13+]

Cross Creek

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

Courage Under Fire

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

The Cove

(The Environment; SEL: Caring for Animals; Breaking Out; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect) [12+]

Cosmic Voyage

Snippet Lesson Plan

Exponents, Scientific Notation, and Numeral Systems (Math and Science & Technology) [12+: middle and high school levels; Film Clip: 9 minutes; Lesson: not applicable – clips and supplemental materials designed to supplement teachers’ existing lesson plans.]

Cosmic Voyage

Snippet Lesson Plan

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.]

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+]

Crash

(U.S. – 1991 to Current; Diversity; California; Literary Devices: Irony; SEL: Mother/Son; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect) [15+]

The Crossing

The Best of TWM

(U.S./1750 – 1812, New Jersey & Pennsylvania; SEL: Courage in War, Leadership; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness, Responsibility & Citizenship) [13+]

The Crucible

The Best of TWM

(U.S./1629 – 1750, 1945-1991 & Massachusetts; Drama/U.S.; SEL: Justice; Marriage; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Fairness) (Two versions, one in French with English Subtitles) [12+]

Cry, the Beloved Country

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

Cyrano de Bergerac

The Best of TWM

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

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, K, L, MN, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z