ALPHABETICAL INDEX FOR THE LETTER “W”

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

Pink Floyd: The Wall

Snippet Lesson Plan

Determining Theme [10+; snippet: Fifteen minutes, Lesson: three 45 – 55 minute class periods]

Walk on Water

World/Israel; Germany; WW/II Holocaust; SEL: Sexual Orientation; Breaking Out; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring) [14+]

Wall-E

Talking and Playing for Growth

(SEL: The Environment; Romantic Relationships; Taking Care of Yourself; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring) [4 – 8]

War of the Buttons

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

War and Peace

(Literature/Russia; World/Russia & France) [10+]

War on Whistleblowers: Free Press and the National Security State

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

Warm Springs

The Best of TWM

(U.S./1913 – 1929 & Georgia; Biography; SEL: Courage; Disabilities; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring) [12+]

Water

(World/India; Religions/Hinduism; ELA; SEL: Human Rights; Suicide; Breaking Out; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Caring; Fairness) [12+; Literary devices analyzed: character, symbols, subplot, foils, and irony]

West Side Story

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

Whale Rider

(World/New Zealand; ELA, including characterization, symbol, and foil; SEL: Breaking Out; Female Role Model; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect) [12+]

What’s Eating Gilbert Grape

(Health; Literature; SEL: Breaking Out; Disabilities; Parenting; Families in Crisis; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [13+]

When a Man Loves a Woman

The Best of TWM

(U.S./1945 – 1991; SEL: Alcohol & Drug Abuse; Romantic Relationships; Marriage; Parenting; Father/Daughter; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring) [13+]

Where the Red Fern Grows

(SEL: Grieving; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Perseverance; Fairness,) [8-12+]

Where Science Fails and Art Prevails: Turbulent Flow

Math; Science/Physics; Visual Arts, Snippet is 4 minutes, 38 seconds; the lesson should take no more than 20 minutes.  [14 – 18]

Whistleblowers

A Unit on National Security Whistleblowers featuring a choice of four films: Citizenfour; War on Whistleblowers, Silenced, and The Most Dangerous Man in America (U.S. 1945 – Current & the Press; the Law; Civics; SEL: Courage; Moral-Ethical Responsibility; Citizenship) [13+]

White Nights

(Dance; World/Cold War & Russia; U.S./Diversity; SEL: Breaking Out; Courage; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Respect) [13+]

The White Rose

(World/Germany & WW II; SEL: Rebellion; Courage; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness) (13+)

Winged Migration

Snippet Lesson Plan

(Science; the Environment; SEL: Caring for Animals) [12+]

Winslow Homer: An American Original

(U.S./1861 – 1913; Visual Arts; Medicine-Psychiatry; Biography; SEL: Talent; Grieving; Mental Illness; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Responsibility) [8 – 12]

The Witness

(U.S./1991 – present & New York; SEL: Caring for Animals; Breaking Out; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Caring) [13+]

The Wizard of Oz

Primary School Version

(Cinema; Drama/Musicals; U.S./1865-1913; SEL: Self-esteem; Friendship; Taking Care of Yourself; Breaking Out; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness, Respect, Caring) [5+]

The Wizard of Oz

Secondary School Version

(Cinema; Drama/Musicals; U.S./1865-1913; SEL: Self-esteem; Friendship; Taking Care of Yourself; Breaking Out; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness, Respect, Caring) [12+]

The Wizard of Oz

Hero’s Journey Lesson Plan

This hero’s journey lesson can be used (1) to confirm and extend students’ prior knowledge of the Monomyth or (2) as a summative assessment.) [12+]

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

Health (Parenting); Biography (Fred Rogers); U.S. History 1945 to 1991. 1991 to present; SEL: Parenting; Male Role Model; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring; AGE; 16+

The Words

(Literature; SEL: Ambition, Romantic Relationships, Work/Career; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness) [15+]

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