Social-Emotional Learning Index

Peer Pressure

Create Lesson Plans About Peer Pressure Using Movies

High School Musical

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

Hiroshima Maiden

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

Lord of the Flies

(Peer Pressure; Surviving; Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring; Subjects: ELA; U.S./1945 -1991) [13+; Literary devices analyzed: symbol, character development, theme, irony.]

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]

She’s Too Young

Peer Pressure; Bad Associations; Romantic Relationships; Self-esteem; Taking Care of Yourself; Families in Crisis; Parenting; Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Responsibility; Subjects: Health (social structure of school; STDs)) [15+]