Social-Emotional Learning Index

Human Rights

Create Lesson Plans About Human Rights Using Movies

Amistad

(Justice; Courage; Rebellion; Human Rights; Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Caring; Citizenship; Subjects: U.S./1812 – 1860 & Diversity) [14+]

Four Films About Anne Frank

(Coming of Age; Families in Crisis; Human Rights; Courage; Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Responsibility; Citizenship; Subjects: World/WWII & Holland; Biography) [12+]

Au Revoir Les Enfants

(Coming of Age, Human Rights, Friendship; Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness, Responsibility, Caring; Subjects: World/France & WWII (Holocaust)) [11+]

Beyond Rangoon

(Human Rights; Grieving; Rebellion; Ethical Emphasis: Caring; Subjects: World/Myanmar) [14+]

BlackkKlansman

(U.S. History & Culture: 1991 to Present; The African/American Experience and the Civil Rights Movement; SEL: Human Rights; Justice; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect? [13+; 2 hours 12 minutes]

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

(Human Rights; Friendship; Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Subjects: World/WWII & Germany; ELA) [13+; Literary Devices Analyzed: irony]

A Dry White Season

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

El Norte

Human Rights; Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Subjects: U.S./1945 to present, Diversity & California; World/Guatemala) [14+]

Europa! Europa!

(Human Rights; Surviving; Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Subjects: World/Germany & WWII) [13+] (In German & Russian with English Subtitles)

For Love or Country — The Arturo Sandoval Story

(Human Rights; Courage; Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Citizenship; Subjects: Music/Jazz; World/Cuba and the Cold War Era; Biography) [12+]

Fruitvale Station

(Human Rights; Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Subjects: U.S./1991 to present, Diversity & California) [13+]

Gattaca

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

Gorillas in the Mist

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

Goya: Awakened in a Dream

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

Grave of the Fireflies

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

Harriet

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

Hiroshima Maiden

(Courage; Friendship; Human Rights; Peer Pressure; Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring; Subjects: U.S./1941 – 1991; World/WW-II and Japan) [9 – 13]

The Inner Circle

(Marriage; Human Rights; Suicide; Ethical Emphasis: Caring; Subjects: World/Russia) [15+]

Iron Jawed Angels

(Human Rights; Courage; Leadership; Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Fairness; Subjects: U.S.: 1913 – 1929) [11+]

Judgment at Nuremberg

(Justice; Human Rights, Male Role Model; Ethical Emphasis: Respect, Responsibility; Fairness; Subjects: U.S./1941 – 1945 & The Law; World/WWII) [10+]

Just Mercy

(Drama/England; World/Ancient Rome; SEL: Ambition; Rebellion; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect) [12+]

For Love or Country – The Arturo Sandoval Story

Lesson Plan: on the Human Rights of Artists

High School and Middle./Jr. High World History and any fine arts curriculum, especially music.

Hotel Rwanda

(Human Rights; Courage; Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Citizenship; Subjects: World/Rwanda & the Post-Cold War Era) [14+]

Mao’s Last Dancer

(Literature: NonFiction; Literary Devices: allegory/parable; Biography; World/China; U.S.: 1945 – Present; Dance; SEL: Breaking Out; Human Rights; Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [12+]

Mass Casualties Lesson Plan

(Focusing on the Decision to End WWII with Surprise Atomic Attacks on Japanese Cities) (Human Rights; Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring; Subjects: U.S./ 1941 – 1945; World/WWII and Japan) [12+]

The Official Story

(Parenting; Human Rights; Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Subjects: World/Argentina) [14+]

Rabbit-Proof Fence

(Human Rights; Courage; Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Subjects: World/Australia) [10+]

Sarafina

(Rebellion; Human Rights; Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Citizenship; Subjects: World/South Africa) [13+]

Sometimes in April

(Human Rights; Courage; Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Citizenship; Subjects: World/Rwanda & the Post-Cold War Era) [14+]

Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives

(Human Rights; Courage; Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Fairness; Subjects: U.S./1812 – 1865; 1865 – 1913; and African Americans & the Civil Rights Movement; Literature/U.S. (Narrative Writing)) [10+]

Water

(Human Rights; Suicide; Breaking Out; Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Caring; Fairness; Subjects: World/India; Religions/Hinduism) [12+]