Social-Emotional Learning Index


Create Lesson Plans About Redemption Using Movies


(Romantic Relationships; Redemption; Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring; Citizenship; Subjects: U.S./1941-1945; World/WWII; France & Morocco; ELA: Extended Metaphor; Allegory; Hero’s Journey) [12+]

Cool Runnings

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

Courage Under Fire

(Marriage, Redemption; Leadership; Suicide; Alcohol and Drug Abuse; Courage in War; Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Responsibility; Subjects: U.S./1991 – Present) [12+]

A Christmas Carol

(Ethical Emphasis: Caring; Religions/Christianity; World/England) [8+]

An Ideal Husband

(Families in Crisis; Marriage, Friendship, Romantic Relationships, Justice, Redemption; Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Responsibility; Caring; Subjects: Drama/England; World/England)[12+]

Les Misérables

(Redemption; Suicide; Ethical Emphasis: Fairness, Caring; Subjects: Literature/France; World/France) [8+]

The Lion King

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

The Mission

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

On The Waterfront

(Redemption; Breaking Out; Brothers; Romantic Relationships; Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Subjects: Cinema; U.S./1945 – 1991 & New York) [12+]

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/antagionist confusion and theme]

The Red Badge of Courage

(Redemption, Coming of Age; Courage in War; Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Subjects: U.S./1860 – 1865; Literature/U.S.) [10+]

The Scarlet Letter

(Redemption; Romantic Relationships; Revenge; Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Responsibility; Subjects: U.S./1629 – 1750 & Massachusetts; Religions/Christianity; Literature/U.S.) [12+]

Shakespeare Behind Bars

(Redemption; Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Subjects: Drama and U.S./The Law) [14+]

A Tale of Two Cities

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