Snippet Lesson Plan
Introducing the Poetry of Edgar Allan Poe Using “The Simpsons” (The Raven) and “The Ladykillers” (To Helen) [14+; snippets: 8 minutes; lesson: from one to three 45 – 55 minute classes, depending on the assignments given]
(U.S./1860 – 1865 & Massachusetts; Literature/U.S.; SEL: Female Role Model; Families in Crisis; Parenting; Sisters; Coming of Age; Talent; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring) [6+]
Snippet Lesson Plan for the Sale of Indulgences in the Middle Ages Using Two Film Clips from the Movie Luther (World/Middle Ages; Religions/Christianity) [12+; Two clips from the film lasting about 12 minutes]
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.