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After watching a movie with your children or students, we encourage parents and teachers to look for education opportunities to teach with movies. Here are a few discussion topics that can help with lesson plans or teaching in the home.
The soundtrack for Osmosis Jones includes many rap numbers and some questionable lyrics. For a look at the work of one of the featured artists, check Jim’s review of Talk about the movie with your family…
In this movie, Frank’s daughter Shane (played by Elena Franklin) is constantly preaching better health practices to her exercise-avoiding, fried-chicken-eating father. This “kid’s know best” portrayal is not uncommon in movies aimed at children. Can you think of any other examples? Why do you think this attitude is so prevalent in this genre?
Do you find there is a difference in the way you accept content if it is portrayed in animation or live action format? For instance, does watching an animated character hanging from the bottom of an elevator worry you as much as it might if it were a live actor? If it doesn’t, why do you think this is so?