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The African Queen

(Science-Technology; World/WWI & Africa; SEL: Romantic Relationships; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Citizenship) [10+]

Angels & Demons

Snippet Lesson Plan

Using a Film Clip from Angels & Demons (Science & Technology/Physics) [14+; High School Level; film clip 9.5 minutes]

Anne of Green Gables

(World/Canada; SEL: Coming of Age; Female Role Model) [8+]

Cross Creek

( U.S./1865 – 1913 & Florida; Literature/U.S.; SEL: Female Role Model; Parenting; Friendship; Suicide; Running Away; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [the events that inspired The Yearling]

Fiddler on the Roof

(Drama/Musicals; Religions/Judaism; U.S./Diversity; World/Russia; Dance/Performance; SEL: Parenting; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Caring) [7+]


(World/ WWI, Australia & Turkey; SEL: Courage in War; Friendship; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness) [13+]

Gracie’s Choice

The Best of TWM

(Health; U.S./1991 – present; SEL: Alcohol & Drug; Abuse; Families In Crisis; Mother/Daughter; Parenting; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring) [12+]

High Noon

For American History and Civics Classes

(U.S./The Frontier & the West, 1865 – 1913 and 1945 – 1991 (the Red Scare); Cinema; SEL: Marriage; Leadership; Courage; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Citizenship) [11+]

High Noon

For ELA Classes

(Literature/Myths of the Western genre; Literary devices: symbol; motif; foil; and expository phase; SEL: Marriage; Leadership; Courage; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Citizenship) [11+]

High Noon

Snippet Lesson Plan

On the Expository Phase ELA: Expository Phase [12+; snippet: 15 minutes, 20 seconds; lesson: one to two class periods]

Hiroshima Maiden

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


(Sports/Basketball; U.S. 1945 – 1991 & Indiana; SEL: Teamwork; Alcohol and Drug Abuse; Male Role Model; Father/Son; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness, Responsibility, Caring) [11+]

Hotel Rwanda

The Best of TWM

(World/Rwanda & the Post-Cold War Era; U.S./1991 – present; SEL: Human Rights; Courage; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Citizenship) [14+]

It’s a Wonderful Life

(U.S./1913 – 1945; SEL: Male Role Model; Suicide; Breaking Out; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Citizenship) [10+]

The Jackie Robinson Story

(Biography; Sports/Baseball; U.S./1945 – 1991 & Diversity; SEL: Male Role Model; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness, Respect, Citizenship) [8+ ]

Life With Father

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

Little Women

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

The Long Walk Home

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

Mao’s Last Dancer

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

A Midnight Clear

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

Much Ado About Nothing

(Drama/England; SEL: Romantic Relationships; Brothers; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Fairness) [10+]

Music Within

The Best of TWM

(U.S. 1945 – 1991; Health (disabilities; effects of early-life trauma); SEL: Disabilities; Work/Career; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Citizenship) [14+]

Pride of the Yankees

(Biography/Gehrig; Sports/Baseball; SEL: Male Role Model; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [8+]

The Relic

Snippet Lesson Plan

Viruses and the Speed of Evolution Using The Relic [14+; snippet: 3 minutes; lesson: 30 minutes.]

Robot and Frank

Snippet Lesson Plan

Robot Ethics — using film clips from Robot and Frank [12+ — Middle School/Jr. High and High School Levels; Snippets15 minutes]

Searching for Bobby Fischer

(Sports/Chess; World/Canada; SEL: Talent; Father/Son; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [10+]

Sense and Sensibility

(Literature/England; World/England; SEL: Romantic Relationships; Sisters; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring) [12+]

The Shootist

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

Spare Parts

(Science-Technology; U.S. 1991 – Current, Hispanic & Arizona; SEL: Education; Breaking Out; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [13+]

Super Size Me

Lesson Plan

For Health Classes based on “Super Size Me” (U.S./1991 – present; Medicine; SEL: Taking Care of Yourself; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [11+]

West Side Story

(Drama/Musicals; U.S./1945 – 1991, Diversity & New York; Dance/Performance; SEL: Fighting; Revenge; Romantic Relationships; Bad Associations; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Caring; Citizenship) [12+]

The Words

(Literature; SEL: Ambition, Romantic Relationships, Work/Career; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness) [15+]