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MCS Supplementary Instructional Materials FILMS/VIDEOS Approved for 2018-2019

Grade 10

The following films/videos are approved as supplementary instructional materials for tenth grade. Parents/Guardians may select to opt their student out of the assignment by notifying the school and requesting an alternate assignment. MPAA ratings are indicated. Unrated films are labeled NR.

Sensitive Content Code

N = Nudity       P = Profanity        S = Sexual Conduct         V = Violence
 

10th Grade World History

  • Pianist, The (R)
    This film tells the story of a Polish Jew, a classical pianist who survived the holocaust. Also depicted is the gradual loss of freedoms of the Jews and the transition to the Holocaust and Final Solution. [V]
  • Band of Brothers (NR)
    (Excerpt Only – Part 9 – Why We Fight) Excerpt (approximately 10 minutes) depicts the American discovery of a concentration camp in Germany. [some N, P]

Grade 11

The following films/videos are approved as supplementary instructional materials for eleventh. Parents/Guardians may select to opt their student out of the assignment by notifying the school and requesting an alternate assignment. MPAA ratings are indicated. Unrated films are labeled NR.

Sensitive Content Code

N = Nudity       P = Profanity        S = Sexual Conduct         V = Violence

11th Grade U. S. History

  • Mississippi Burning (R)
    The deaths of three civil rights workers, the power of the Klu Klux Klan, and the racist climate of the 1960’s are brought together in this film. [V, P]
  • Saving Private Ryan (R)*
    The attitudes of soldiers as they landed and the great price of victory in human lives are depicted realistically in this film of the D-Day invasion. [V, P]   *excerpt only for World History

Grade 12

The following films/videos are approved as supplementary instructional materials for tenth grade. Parents/Guardians may select to opt their student out of the assignment by notifying the school and requesting an alternate assignment. MPAA ratings are indicated. Unrated films are labeled NR.

Sensitive Content Code

N = Nudity       P = Profanity        S = Sexual Conduct         V = Violence

Government CP, Grade 12

  • Recount (R) (TV MA)
    This movie will chronicle five weeks of the November 7, 2000, presidential election between George W. Bush and Al Gore, and the December Supreme Court ruling that upheld Florida’s count and gave Bush the White House.

AP Government, Grade 12

  • Recount (R) (TV MA)
    This movie will chronicle five weeks of the November 7, 2000, presidential election between George W. Bush and Al Gore, and the December Supreme Court ruling that upheld Florida’s count and gave Bush the White House.