Social-Emotional Learning Index


Create Lesson Plans About Mother/Son Using Movies

Abraham and Mary Lincoln: A House Divided

(Families in Crisis; Marriage; Grieving; Leadership; Father/Daughter; Mother/Son; Romantic Relationships; Ethical Emphasis: Respect, Responsibility, Fairness; Subjects: U.S./1812 – 1865; Biography) [10+]

Dear Frankie

(Health, Literature; SEL: Disabilities, Mother/Son; Moral-Ethical: Trustworthiness; Caring) [12+]

The Glass Menagerie

(Families in Crisis; Mother/Son; Mother/Daughter; Disabilities; Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Subjects: Drama/U.S.; U.S./Missouri)[12+]

Leonardo: A Dream of Flight

(Friendship; Talent; Ethical Emphasis: General; Subjects: Biography; World/Italy & the Renaissance; Science-Technology; Aviation) [8 – 11]

Mr. Holland’s Opus

(Education; Male Role Model; Parenting; Father/Son; Mother/Son; Marriage; Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Citizenship; Caring; Respect; Subjects: Music/Classical; U.S. 1945 – 1991) [10+]

October Sky

(Parenting; Father/Son; Mother/Son; Breaking Out; Friendship; Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring; Subjects: Space Exploration; U.S./1945 – 1991 & West Virginia; Science-Technology) [10+]

Pay It Forward

(Alcohol and Drug Abuse; Mother/Son; Families in Crisis; Education; Disabilities; Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring; Citizenship; Subjects: U.S./1991 – Present) [12+]


(Caring for Animals; Father/Son; Mother/Son, Parenting; Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Caring; Subjects: U.S./1945 – 1991 & West Virginia) [10+]

The Yearling

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