Social-Emotional Learning Index

Female Role Model

Create Lesson Plans About Female Role Models Using Movies

Agora

Ancient Alexandria, Hypatia, and the Decline of Greco-Roman Civilization — using the Film Agora (Female Role Model; Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Subjects: World/Ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome; Religions (Christianity & Judaism) [14+]

Angels in the Outfield

(Families in Crisis; Friendship; Parenting; Female Role Model; Ethical Emphasis: Caring; Subjects: Sports/Baseball; U.S./1945 – 1991 & California) [9 – 12]

Anne of Green Gables

(Coming of Age; Subjects: World/Canada) [8+]

The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

(Diversity; Subjects: U.S./1865 – 1991 & Diversity) [10+]

Cross Creek

(Female Role Model; Parenting; Friendship; Suicide; Running Away; Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Subjects: U.S./1865 – 1913 and Florida; Literature/U.S.) [14+]

Eleanor Roosevelt

(Leadership; Female Role Model; Ethical Emphasis: Caring, Citizenship; Subjects: Biography; U.S./1865 – 1991; Politics) [10+]

A Gentleman’s Agreement

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

Gone with the Wind

(The female role models are Melanie and Mammy, not Scarlett; Ethical Emphasis: General; Subjects: U.S./1860 – 1865 & Georgia; Cinema) [12+]

The Grapes of Wrath

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

Harriet

(U.S. History 1812- 1865; African-American; Maryland; SEL: Human Rights; Female Role Model; Breaking Out; Courage; Disabilities; Moral/Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [13+]

Kit Kittredge: An American Girl

(Ambition; Families in Crisis; Female Role Model; Friendship; Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Caring; Trustworthiness; Citizenship; Subjects: U.S./1929 – 1941 (the Great Depression) [6-12]

Little Women

(Female Role Model; Families in Crisis; Parenting; Sisters; Coming of Age; Talent; Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring; Subjects: U.S./1860 – 1865 & Massachusetts; Literature/U.S.) [6+]

The Long Walk Home

(Female Role Model; Breaking Out; Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Respect; Subjects: U.S./1945 – 1991, Diversity & Alabama) [12+]

Madame Curie

(Grieving; Female Role Model; Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Subjects: Biography; Science-Technology; World/France) [10+]

Marie Curie: More Than Meets the Eye

SEL: Female Role Model; Mother/Daughter; Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Subjects: Biography; World/France & WWI; Medicine; Science-Technology) [8 – 12]

The Miracle Worker

(Disabilities; Female Role Model; Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring; Subjects: Biography/Keller; U.S./1865 – 1913) [10+]

Mrs. Miniver

(Families in Crisis; Female Role Model; Courage in War; Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Subjects: World/England & WWII) [10+]

Mulan

(Breaking Out; Female Role Model; Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring; Subjects: World/China; Mythology) [6-9]

A Raisin in the Sun

(Alcohol and Drug Abuse; Marriage; Families in Crisis; Female Role Model; Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Fairness; Subjects: U.S./1945 – 1991, Diversity & Illinois; Drama/U.S.) [12+]

Small Wonders

(Education; Female Role Model; Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Citizenship; Subjects: Music/Classical; U.S./1991 – Present & New York; Biography (Guaspari)) [6+]

Whale Rider

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