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Rationale for Using the Movie: The Post shows an inflection point in U.
Presidency by rejecting prior restraint on the publication of government secrets, except in extreme situations in which there would be "direct, immediate, and irreparable damage to the nation or its people. The film illustrates many of the forces that came together or competed against each other in the struggle over the publication of the Pentagon Papers.
In addition, The Post shows a female executive struggling to gain acceptance in a male dominated world. The movie also touches upon the Vietnam War, a whistle-blower who was willing to go to jail to expose the truth, and the abandonment of the formerly cozy relationship between the press and the government.
Students can watch, discuss, and write about this dramatic event and its importance in American history. Click here for the Learning Guide to The Post. Click here to watch it free on the Internet. Cesar Chavez was more fantastic than we ever imagined! Not only was he an advocate for farm workers and a practitioner of nonviolence, he was: Respect for All is a supplement for any unit on U.
Genesis has a special reason for the trip: The movie illuminates the leadership of Chavez and his relevance to modern-day issues of social justice.
It shows that the country's most famous Latino-American leader was much more than an advocate for farmw orkers. He was motivated by a core belief that respect should extend to women in the workplace, to gays and lesbians, to all races and religions, and even to animals.
He fought for these causes long before most of them became a part of the national dialogue.
He didn't compartmentalize them as separate issues, seeing them as pieces in the larger inclusive tapestry of American culture. Chavez was a moral pioneer extending the ethical principle of respect to everyone and to all sentient beings.
He is a model for the inclusive and courageous leaders sorely needed in the U.
Click here for the Learning Guide to Cesar Chavez: The documentary Happy moves from the slums of Kolkata, to Manhattan, the bayous of Louisiana, Japan, Denmark, and tiny Bhutan, telling stories about happiness. The audience is introduced to the rickshaw driver who lives in a slum but is happy nonetheless; the once-pretty woman whose face was run over by a truck who is getting ever closer to her baseline happiness; the short order cook who goes into a flow state flipping fried eggs; a man who has found contentment taking care of dying people; and several more.
Through the medium of film, supported by class discussion and writing assignments, students will carry these examples forward into their lives.Honors Odyssey. Click on the following files to open Honors Odyssey assignments. Hero Definition Essay. Hero Definition Essay: File Size: 13 kb: File Type: docx: Download File.
The Odyssey of Life Project: File Size: 20 kb: File Type: docx: Download File. Odyssey of . The Odyssey Essay Topics & Writing Assignments Homer This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Click on the appropriate book from The Odyssey to be directed to the homework questions. If you are unsure what the assigned reading is, check your agenda which can be accessed by clicking here.
Reading Packets Packet 1 Introduction Packet 2 Books Packet 3 Books Packet 4 Books Jump to: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z. Click here for a list of Inactive Reviewers.
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