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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

(Science Fiction; Seafaring) [8 – 12]

The Adventures of Huck Finn

(U.S./1812 – 1860, Diversity & Missouri; Literature/U.S.; SEL: Breaking Out; Running Away; Friendship; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [6+]

Bend It Like Beckham

(Sports/Soccer (Football); World/England; SEL: Breaking Out; Parenting; Romantic Relationships; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Respect; Caring) [13+]

A Bugs Life

Talking and Playing for Growth

(SEL: Courage; Friendship; Teamwork; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Respect; Responsibility; Caring) [5 – 8]


Talking and Playing for Growth

(SEL: Sportsmanship; Teamwork; Friendship; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring Citizenship) [5 – 8]

Cool Runnings

(Sports/Olympics; World/Jamaica; SEL: Sportsmanship; Redemption; Male Role Model; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Fairness) [8+]

Ever After

(World/France and the Renaissance; Myths & Fairy Tales; SEL: Romantic Relationships; Self-Esteem; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Caring) [10+]

Finding Nemo

(Marine Biology (Science/Technology); SEL: Father/Son; Friendship; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Respect) [9-12]

Finding Nemo

Talking and Playing for Growth

(Science (Marine Biology); SEL: Father/Son; Friendship; Moral-Ethical Emphasis


(An Examination After a Unit on Greek Mythology for Differences Between Movie and Myth; Mythology) [10+]

Hidden Figures

(U.S. 1940 – 1991, Diversity, and Virginia; Mathematics; Science-Technology;; Cinema; SEL: Courage; Human Rights; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect) [13+]

High School Musical

(Dance; Drama/Musicals; SEL: Breaking Out; Friendship, Peer Pressure; Father/Son; Talent; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Caring) [8 – 14]

Horton Hears a Who!

Talking and Playing for Growth

(SEL: Friendship; Courage; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Respect; Caring) [4 – 8]

Ice Age: The Meltdown

Talking and Playing for Growth

(The Environment; SEL: Friendship; Courage; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility (Taking Care of the Environment) [6 – 8]

Ice Princess

(Sports/Ice Skating; SEL: Breaking Out; Parenting; Mother/daughter; Sportsmanship; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Respect; Fairness; Caring) [9+]

The Ladykillers

Snippet Lesson Plan

Introducing the Poetry of Edgar Allan Poe Using “The Simpsons” (The Raven) and “The Ladykillers” (To Helen) [14+; snippets: 8 minutes; lesson: from one to three 45 – 55 minute classes, depending on the assignments given]

The Lion King

(The Environment; Science/Technology; SEL: Grieving; Redemption; Friendship; Ambition, Running Away; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Responsibility) [8 – 11]

Mr. Holland’s Opus

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


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


(Drama/Musicals; U.S./1865-1913 & Oklahoma; Dance/Performance; SEL: Romantic Relationships; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [12+]

Old Yeller

(U.S./1865 – 1913; SEL: Courage; Grieving (for a beloved animal); Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [7-12]

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End

Harmonic Motion

(Science & Technology/Physics – harmonic motion) [10+; late elementary to high school; film clips: Pirates of the Caribbean – At World’s End: three minutes 30 seconds; Tacoma Bridge Collapse Video on YouTube: four minutes 13 seconds. lesson: Playing the snippets and discussing the examples of harmonic motion described in the Helpful Background section will take about 40 minutes.]

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End

Refraction and the Green Flash

(Science & Technology/Physics) [10+; late elementary to high school; Film Clips: one minute and five seconds, in two segments; three additional optional segments total about 50 seconds; Lesson: Adds 30 minutes to a class in which the phenomenon of optical refraction is introduced.]

Remember the Titans

The Best of TWM

(U.S./1945 – 1991, Diversity & Virginia; Sports/Football; SEL: Breaking Out; Friendship; Teamwork; Leadership; Male Role Model; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Responsibility; Fairness; Citizenship) [11+]

The Rookie

(Sports/Baseball; U.S./1991 – present; SEL: Talent; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Responsibility; Caring) [9+]

The Sandlot

(Sports/Baseball; ELA Discussion and Writing Exercises for middle and junior high school; SEL: Friendship; Leadership; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring) [10 – 14]

Secrets of the Whales

(Science-Technology; The Environment; SEL: Caring for Animals; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility)

The Sound of Music

(Drama/Musicals; World/ WWII & Austria; SEL: Parenting, Romantic Relationships; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Caring) [6+]

The Swiss Family Robinson

(Literature/England; Science-Technology; World/Indonesia; SEL: Families in Crisis; Brothers; Surviving; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: General) [6 – 12]

Toy Story

Talking and Playing for Growth

(SEL: Friendship; Teamwork; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Responsibility; Respect; Caring) [5 – 8]


Talking and Playing for Growth

(SEL: Friendship; Caring for Animals; Grieving; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Caring) [6 – 8]


Talking and Playing for Growth

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