Galileo: On the Shoulders of Giants

(Biography; Science-Technology; World/Italy & the Renaissance; SEL: Brothers; Education; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Respect) [8 – 13]


(World/ WWI, Australia & Turkey; SEL: Courage in War; Friendship; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness) [13+]


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


(Science Fiction; SEL: Breaking Out; Alcohol and Drug Abuse; Human Rights; Brothers; Friendship; Suicide; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Fairness) [14+]

A Gentleman’s Agreement

(U.S./1945 – 1991 & Diversity; SEL: Male Role Model; Female Role Model; Parenting; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect) [12+]


(U.S./1860 – 1865 & Pennsylvania; SEL: Courage in War; Leadership; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Citizenship) [10+]

Ghosts of Mississippi

(U.S./1945 – Present, Diversity, the Law & Mississippi; SEL: Courage; Justice; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness, Responsibility; Citizenship) [12+]

The Ghosts in Our Machine

(Social Studies; SEL: Caring for Animals; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect, Caring) [13+] (This is not a TWM Learning Guide but our Deborah Elliott was a contributor.)


(Drama/Musicals; World/France; SEL: Romantic Relationships; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring) [12+]

The Glass Menagerie

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

The Glenn Miller Story

(Biography; Music/Popular; U.S.: 1929 – 1941 – 1945; SEL: Talent; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness) [12+]


(U.S./ 1860 – 1865 & Massachusetts; SEL: Courage in War; Patriotism; Leadership; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Citizenship; Trustworthiness) [14+]

The Gods Must be Crazy

(World/Africa; SEL: Romantic Relationships; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect) [9+]

The Gods Must Be Crazy II

(Environment; World/Africa; SEL: Male Role Model; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect) [10+]

Gone With the Wind

(U.S./1860 – 1865 & Georgia; SEL: Female Role Models (Melanie and Mammy, not Scarlet); Moral-Ethical Emphasis: General) [12+]

Good Will Hunting

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

Gorillas in the Mist

(The Environment; Science-Technology; World/Africa; SEL: Caring for Animals; Courage; Human Rights; Romantic Relationships; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Respect; Citizenship) [13+]

Goya: Awakened in a Dream

(Visual Arts; World/Spain & the Enlightenment; Biography; SEL: Father/Son; Friendship; Illness; Human Rights; Talent; Disabilities; Moral-Ethical Emphasis Caring) [8 – 13]

Gracie’s Choice

(Health; U.S./1991 – present; SEL: Alcohol & Drug; Abuse; Families In Crisis; Mother/Daughter; Parenting; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring) [12+]

The Grapes of Wrath

(U.S./1929 – 1941; Oklahoma & California; Literature/U.S.; SEL: Families in Crisis; Female Role Model; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Fairness) [12+]

Grave of the Fireflies

(U.S./1941 – 1991; World/WW-II and Japan; Cinema; SEL: Human Rights; Surviving; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring) [13+]

The Great Dictator

(Biography/Hitler; World/WWII) [10+]

Great Expectations

(Literature/England; World/England; SEL: Romantic Relationships; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness) [10+]

The Great Inventors

Short Subject

From the series “This is America Charlie Brown” (U.S./1865 – 1913; Science – Technology) [8 – 11; 24 minutes]

The Great Gatsby

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

Groundhog Day

(Literature; SEL: Friendship; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring) [12+]

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner

(U.S./ 1945 – 1991 & Diversity; SEL: Families in Crisis; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect) [10+]

Gulliver’s Travels

(World/Enlightenment; Literature/Ireland; SEL: Peace/Peacemakers; Courage in War; Humility) [7+]

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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