Family, courage and human achievement
9:54

Family, courage and human achievement

Clip from Mao's Last Dancer

Personal and Social Capability

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Before Li's performance in The Rites of Spring, Li talks to a television journalist about his freedom, his separation from his family and dancing for his parents. Backstage Li ...

Before Li's performance in The Rites of Spring, Li talks to a television journalist about his freedom, his separation from his family and dancing for his parents. Backstage Li and Mary hear unexpected applause in the audience. Outside the theatre, Cynthia welcomes Li's parents, and Ben invites them to their seats. After the performance, Li sees his mother and father in the crowd and they are invited onstage for an emotional reunion.

Having goals, working hard, and China-US politics
8:40

Having goals, working hard, and China-US politics

Clip from Mao's Last Dancer

Personal and Social Capability

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Li and classmates secretly watch the Mikhail Baryshnikov video their teacher Chan gave him before his arrest. Li is motivated to train harder than ever. In 1976 Mao Zedong ...

Li and classmates secretly watch the Mikhail Baryshnikov video their teacher Chan gave him before his arrest. Li is motivated to train harder than ever. In 1976 Mao Zedong dies and China begins to interact with the West. Three years later, Houston Ballet director Ben Stevenson visits the Beijing dance academy. Ben invites Li to travel to the US and Communist Party officials debate whether Li is politically ready to resist the West.

Resilience, commitment and passion
6:40

Resilience, commitment and passion

Clip from Mao's Last Dancer

Personal and Social Capability

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Ben teaches Li the chorography of the performance. Confident in Li, but concerned about overloading him, Ben tells Li they can cancel the show. Li is determined to learn the ...

Ben teaches Li the chorography of the performance. Confident in Li, but concerned about overloading him, Ben tells Li they can cancel the show. Li is determined to learn the piece. On opening night, Li freezes on stage, reflecting on his journey, his family, the Cultural Revolution, his old dance school, the arrest of teacher Chan and the parable his teacher told him about strength, courage and passion. Li begins his performance, dancing perfectly with his partner.

Racism, cultural appropriation and hypocrisy
6:20

Racism, cultural appropriation and hypocrisy

Clip from Mao's Last Dancer

Personal and Social Capability

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Li asks Ben about a word he was called in the street. Ben, protecting Li from the cruelty of racism, tells Li the official meaning. Elizabeth and Li go to the movies and a ...

Li asks Ben about a word he was called in the street. Ben, protecting Li from the cruelty of racism, tells Li the official meaning. Elizabeth and Li go to the movies and a Chinese restaurant for dinner. Elizabeth tries new food, and Li learns new words. The next day, Ben's principal dancer injures his shoulder. Ben suggests Li fills the position. Betty Lou asks if Li can play a Spaniard, ethically, and Ben reminds them that an American has played a Japanese character.

Citizenship, defection and individual choice
9:59

Citizenship, defection and individual choice

Clip from Mao's Last Dancer

Personal and Social Capability

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Worried his choice to stay in the US reflects badly on the ballet company, Li decides to talk to the Chinese consulate in Houston. Inside the consulate, Ben and Charles ...

Worried his choice to stay in the US reflects badly on the ballet company, Li decides to talk to the Chinese consulate in Houston. Inside the consulate, Ben and Charles attempt to negotiate with diplomats but the vice consul asks to speak with Li privately. Li is detained after he explains to the official he wants to stay in the US. Amid media attention and a possible diplomatic row, consular official Zhang concedes Li is permitted to remain in the US but the dancer's Chinese citizenship is revo

Brothers working together
4:13

Brothers working together

Clip from Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules

Personal and social capability

5-6
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Greg and Rodrick put their differences aside to help each other clean up after having a party while their parents are out of town. While they do decide to work together, the ...

Greg and Rodrick put their differences aside to help each other clean up after having a party while their parents are out of town. While they do decide to work together, the motive of their actions is questionable.

Making sacrifices for others
1:49

Making sacrifices for others

Clip from Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules

Personal and social capability

5-6
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Greg convinces his mum to let Rodrick play in his band in the Talent Show by agreeing to be Rowley's magicians assistant despite being worried he will be humiliated.

Greg convinces his mum to let Rodrick play in his band in the Talent Show by agreeing to be Rowley's magicians assistant despite being worried he will be humiliated.

Consequences of dishonesty
2:58

Consequences of dishonesty

Clip from Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules

Personal and social capability

5-6
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
The truth is finally revealed about Greg and Rodrick's party and it is discovered that multiple lies had occurred. The consequences are surfaced.

The truth is finally revealed about Greg and Rodrick's party and it is discovered that multiple lies had occurred. The consequences are surfaced.

Hurt feelings, honesty and reconciliation
8:56

Hurt feelings, honesty and reconciliation

Clip from Shrek

Personal and Social Capability

F
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Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
The princess finally decides to tell Shrek her secret, but Shrek is already hurt. Shrek rejects her and Lord Farquaad arrives to ask for her hand in marriage, she accepts, ...

The princess finally decides to tell Shrek her secret, but Shrek is already hurt. Shrek rejects her and Lord Farquaad arrives to ask for her hand in marriage, she accepts, thinking it will break the spell. Donkey tells Shrek to go after the princess, but Shrek yells to leave him alone. Everyone is sad and isolated. Donkey arrives at the swamp and confronts Shrek about his behaviour. The two friends reconcile and head to the kingdom to stop the wedding.

Judgement, acceptance and acceptance
5:25

Judgement, acceptance and acceptance

Clip from Shrek

Personal and Social Capability

F
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Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
While Princess Fiona sleeps, Shrek tells Donkey of all the ogre histories written in the stars. Donkey doesn't believe him, but Shrek tells him that "sometimes things are more ...

While Princess Fiona sleeps, Shrek tells Donkey of all the ogre histories written in the stars. Donkey doesn't believe him, but Shrek tells him that "sometimes things are more than they appear", which is also a clue about Fiona. Donkey presses Shrek about his seclusion and Shrek reveals he is unhappy with the way people judge him. After breakfast, Fiona surprises them by not being as ladylike as they expected, echoing Shrek's sentiment about judging before knowing.

The big reveal: A fairytale ending
6:36

The big reveal: A fairytale ending

Clip from Shrek

Personal and Social Capability

F
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5-6
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Shrek interrupts the wedding to tell Princess Fiona how he feels and Fiona reveals her secret to Shrek. Lord Farquaad orders their arrest, but Donkey arrives on Dragon to save ...

Shrek interrupts the wedding to tell Princess Fiona how he feels and Fiona reveals her secret to Shrek. Lord Farquaad orders their arrest, but Donkey arrives on Dragon to save them. Dragon eats Farquaad and the town cheers, freed of the lord's oppressive reign. Fiona takes love's "true form" and discovers that beauty is more than skin deep. Back at the swamp, Shrek, Fiona, Donkey, Dragon, the fairytale creatures and the townsfolk live in harmony, happily ever after.

Friendship, honesty and miscommunication
8:31

Friendship, honesty and miscommunication

Clip from Shrek

Personal and Social Capability

F
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5-6
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Shrek, Donkey and Princess Fiona's friendship grows as they travel to Duloc. Donkey interrupts a special moment between Shrek and Fiona, reminding them of the sun setting. ...

Shrek, Donkey and Princess Fiona's friendship grows as they travel to Duloc. Donkey interrupts a special moment between Shrek and Fiona, reminding them of the sun setting. Panicked, the princess escapes to a house to avoid Shrek seeing she is cursed. After convincing Shrek to tell Fiona his true feelings, Donkey goes to find the princess and discovers her secret. As Fiona tells Donkey of the curse, Shrek mishears their conversation and believes Fiona thinks he's ugly.

Donkey and Shrek cross paths
6:42

Donkey and Shrek cross paths

Clip from Shrek

Personal and Social Capability

F
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5-6
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Duloc soldiers of set up a trade-in stall for fairytale creatures. As creatures with magical powers are imprisoned in cages, Donkey pretends not to speak. When an accident ...

Duloc soldiers of set up a trade-in stall for fairytale creatures. As creatures with magical powers are imprisoned in cages, Donkey pretends not to speak. When an accident sprinkles him with fairy dust he flies away, taunting the soldiers. Unfortunately, the magic wears off and Donkey makes a run for it, bumping into Shrek. Shrek scares off the soldiers and Donkey decides to stick around. Shrek is not as enthusiastic about his new houseguest.

Ogres have layers, like onions
2:53

Ogres have layers, like onions

Clip from Shrek

Personal and Social Capability

F
1-2
3-4
5-6
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Shrek and Donkey defeat the soldiers Lord Farquaad set upon them. Farquaad crowns Shrek the winner and tells him he's "won" a mission. Shrek protests, explaining he was ...

Shrek and Donkey defeat the soldiers Lord Farquaad set upon them. Farquaad crowns Shrek the winner and tells him he's "won" a mission. Shrek protests, explaining he was already on a quest to get his swamp back. Farquaad cuts a deal. Donkey and Shrek set out on their new quest to rescue Princess Fiona. Along the way, Shrek explains that ogres have layers and that there is more to ogres than people know.

Evil Lord Farquaad needs a princess
6:03

Evil Lord Farquaad needs a princess

Clip from Shrek

Personal and Social Capability

F
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Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Fairytale-hating Lord Farquaad tortures the Gingerbread Man to learn the location of the other creatures. When the Magic Mirror arrives, it tells Farquaad he will only be king ...

Fairytale-hating Lord Farquaad tortures the Gingerbread Man to learn the location of the other creatures. When the Magic Mirror arrives, it tells Farquaad he will only be king if he marries a princess. The mirror shows him Today's Eligible Bachelorettes, a game that imitates contemporary reality TV. Farquaad chooses Princess Fiona but doesn't wait to hear she is cursed to transform into an ogress. Meanwhile, Shrek and Donkey have arrived, finding Duloc castle eerily quiet.

Self-acceptance and learning to work together
9:59

Self-acceptance and learning to work together

Clip from How to Train Your Dragon

Personal and Social Capability

1-2
3-4
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Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Astrid reminds Hiccup that his "differences" have led to his greatest achievements, reminding him to be brave and trust himself. The young recruits join forces to help Hiccup ...

Astrid reminds Hiccup that his "differences" have led to his greatest achievements, reminding him to be brave and trust himself. The young recruits join forces to help Hiccup to rescue Toothless. At the nest, Stoick the Vast realises he's been a fool. Together, Astrid, Snotlout, Ruffnut, Tuffnut, Fishlegs, Toothless and the other dragons work together to save everyone from a colossal red death dragon.

Fitting in, trying new things and self-acceptance
8:22

Fitting in, trying new things and self-acceptance

Clip from How to Train Your Dragon

Personal and Social Capability

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Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Hiccup is more brains than brawn, a smart, funny and savvy kid desperately looking to prove himself to his father, Stoick the Vast. While the villagers, who tower over Hiccup ...

Hiccup is more brains than brawn, a smart, funny and savvy kid desperately looking to prove himself to his father, Stoick the Vast. While the villagers, who tower over Hiccup in height and girth, battle the dragons destroying their crops, Hiccup is relegated to the blacksmithing workshop. Once alone, Hiccup takes his newly invented weapon outside and attempts to take down the most feared dragon of them all, a night fury. Things don't entirely go to plan, and his father admonishes him publicly.

Learning about others and creative thinking
6:14

Learning about others and creative thinking

Clip from How to Train Your Dragon

Personal and Social Capability

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Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Realising Toothless is in danger if he can't fly, Hiccup uses his creative intelligence to forge his new friend a prosthetic caudal fin. When testing the device, Hiccup ...

Realising Toothless is in danger if he can't fly, Hiccup uses his creative intelligence to forge his new friend a prosthetic caudal fin. When testing the device, Hiccup distracts the dragon with a basket of fish and a smoked eel, learning the dragon is scared of eel. Hiccup uses this new knowledge during training, much to the amazement of everyone. Hiccup continues to learn more about dragon behaviour through he interactions with Toothless.