Damn Yankees

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


(Biography/Taylor; Dance; SEL: Talent; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [12+]

The Dawn Patrol

(Aviation; World/ WWI & England; SEL: Courage in War; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness) [10+]


Snippet Lesson Plan

Oxidation-Reduction Reactions (Redox) 

Using a Film Clip from Daylight (Science/Chemistry; Oxidation-Reduction Reactions (Redox)) [12+; middle school and high school; snippet: 3 minutes from Daylight and two YouTube sequences; lesson: One 45 to 55 minute class period.]

Dear Frankie

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

Degas and the Dancer

(Visual Arts; World/France; Dance; SEL — Talent, Ambition, Mother/Daughter, Sisters; Ethical Emphasis — Respect; Responsibility; Caring) [8 – 13]


Hero’s Journey Lesson Plan

(Literature/Hero’s Journey) [14+]

Desert Bloom

(U.S./1945 – 1991 & Nevada; SEL: Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Child Abuse, Running Away, Coming of Age; Families in Crisis; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring) [13+]

Diary of Anne Frank

Four Films About Anne Frank

Dolores Claiborne

Snippet Lesson Plan

For Total Solar Eclipse (Science & Technology/Astronomy) [10+: Middle and High School Levels; Snippet: 1 minute, 35 seconds; lesson: adds 15 minutes to a lesson on total solar eclipse]

Donald in Mathmagic Land

Short Subject

(Mathematics; World/Greece; Music) [7+; 27 minutes]

Dr. Sarmast’s Music School

Snippet Lesson Plan

Music as a Human and Cultural Right using Clips from Dr. Sarmast’s Music School (Music and Social Studies (World/Afghanistan; Human Rights of Artists; Women’s Rights) [12+; 100 minutes]

Dr. Strangelove

The Best of TWM

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

A Dry White Season

(World/South Africa; SEL: Courage; Justice; Human Rights; Grieving; Father/Son; Marriage; Families in Crisis; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness, Responsibility; Citizenship) [14+]

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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