Social-Emotional Learning Index


Create Lesson Plans About Rebellion Using Movies


(Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Responsibility; Citizenship; Subjects: U.S./1750 – 1812 & Pennsylvania; Drama/Musicals) [11+]


(Justice; Courage; Rebellion; Human Rights; Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Caring; Citizenship; Subjects: U.S./1812 – 1860 & Diversity) [14+]

The Adventures of Robin Hood

(Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Subjects: World/England & Middle Ages) [8 – 13]

Animal Farm

(Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Subjects: World/Russia; Literature/England) [6+; Literary genre: Allegory]

Beyond Rangoon

(Human Rights; Grieving; Rebellion; Ethical Emphasis: Caring; Subjects: World/Myanmar) [14+]

Fahrenheit 451

(Alcohol and Drug Abuse; Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Subjects: Science Fiction) [12+]

A Force More Powerful

Short Subject

(Rebellion; Peace/Peacemakers; Ethical Emphasis: Citizenship; Subjects: World/India, Poland, Denmark, Chile, South Africa; 1800s – the Present; U.S./1945 – the Present; Civil Rights Movement, Tennessee) [12+; Six sections, each between 20 and 30 minutes in length]

For Whom the Bell Tolls

(Courage in War; Romantic Relationships; Rebellion; Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Citizenship; Subjects: Literature/U.S.; World/Between World Wars & Spain) [12+]

Free State of Jones

Rethinking the Southern Home Front in the Civil War

(Rebellion; Ethical Emphasis: Citizenship; Subjects: U.S. 1860 – 1991, The Diversity/African-American Experience and the Civil Rights Movement, and Mississippi) [14+]


(Rebellion; Peace/Peacemakers; Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Respect; Responsibility; Fairness; Caring; Citizenship; Subjects: Biography; World/India, South Africa, England & 1800s – Cold War Era; U.S./Diversity; Religions) [10+]

Julius Caesar

(Ambition; Rebellion; Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Subjects: World/Ancient Rome; Drama/England) [12+]


(Rebellion; Leadership; Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Subjects: World/Tibet & China; Religions/Buddhism) [13+]

Michael Collins

(Peace/Peacemakers; Courage in War; Breaking Out; Rebellion; Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Respect; Subjects: Biography; World/Ireland) [14+]

The Mission

(Brothers; Redemption; Courage; Rebellion; Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Subjects: Religions/Christianity; World/South America, Paraguay, Brazil) [13+]

Roots Vol. IV

(Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Subjects: U.S./1812 – 1860 & Diversity) [12+]


(Rebellion; Human Rights; Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Citizenship; Subjects: World/South Africa) [13+]

Schindler’s List

(Courage; Rebellion; Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Respect; Caring; Subjects: Biography; World/WWII) [15+]

Seven Days in May

(U.S./1945 – 1991; Rebellion; Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Responsibility) [12+]


(Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Subjects: Biography; World/Ancient Rome) [13+]

A Tale of Two Cities

(Alcohol and Drug Abuse; Rebellion; Redemption; Romantic Relationships; Ethical Emphasis: Caring; Subjects (Literature/England; World/France & England) [12+]

The White Rose

(Courage; Rebellion; Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Subjects: World/Germany & WWII) (13+)