Social-Emotional Learning Index

Coming Of Age

Create Lesson Plans About Coming Of Age Using Movies

Anne B. Real

(Breaking Out; Coming of Age; Alcohol & Drug Abuse; Courage; Crime; Education; Families in Crisis; Surviving; Talent; Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring; Subjects: U.S./1991 – present and New York) [12+]

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+]

Anne of Green Gables

(Female Role Model; Subjects: World/Canada) [8+]

Au Revoir Les Enfants

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

Breaking Away

(Coming of Age; Parenting; Friendship; Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Subjects: Sports/Bicycle Racing; U.S./1945 – 1991 & Indiana) [12+]

Desert Bloom

(Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Child Abuse, Running Away, Coming of Age; Families in Crisis; Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring; Subjects: U.S./1945 – 1991 & Nevada) [13+]

Kiki’s Delivery Service

Talking and Playing for Growth (Coming of Age; Talent; Friendship; Courage. Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Respect; Responsibility; Caring) [5 – 8]

Life With Father

(Coming of Age; Father/Son; Marriage; Parenting; Ethical Emphasis: Caring; Subjects: U.S./1865 – 1913 & New York) [8+]

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+]

A Midnight Clear

(Coming of Age; Peace/Peacemakers; Courage in War; Ethical Emphasis: Caring; Subjects: U.S./1941-1945) [13+]

The Outsiders

(Brothers; Coming of Age; Courage; Fighting; Friendship; Peer Pressure; Redemption; Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Caring; Subjects: Literature/U.S. & Literary Devices; U.S./1945 – 1991) [11+; Literary devices analyzed: expository phase; flashback; symbol; foreshadowing; Bildungsroman; irony; protagonist/antagonist confusion and theme]

The Red Badge of Courage

(Redemption, Coming of Age; Courage in War; Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Subjects: U.S./1860 – 1865; Literature/U.S.) [10+]

Roots Vol. I

(Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Subjects: U.S./1629 – 1750 & Diversity; World/Africa) [12+]

The Shootist

(Coming of Age; Illness (Serious); Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Caring; Subjects: U.S./1865 – 1913; Literature/Myths of the Western Genre; Literary Devices: theme & characterization; Cinema) [14+]

The Yearling

(Male Role Model; Coming of Age; Running Away; Father/Son; Mother/Son; Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring; Subjects: U.S./1865 – 1913 & Florida; Literature/U.S.) [8 – 12]