Blue Chips is story about a college basketball coach facing the pressures to win or possibly lose his job. In a world of behind-the-scenes deals, Coach Pete Bell claims to have a clean program, but when the pressure mounts after two straight losing seasons will he corrupt his program for a chance to win a national championship? This is a great story about the moral dilemmas facing players and coaches in the world of college athletics.
Each of our movie lessons and activities includes response/discussion questions that students can answer on paper or the teacher can use as starters for whole group discussion. In addition, there is a partner/group activity that takes the principles of the movie and asks students to take action and grow in their own lives. Finally, there is a RAFT (Role-Audience-Format-Topic) writing prompt to help students apply their new knowledge.
Rating: PG-13 for language
Length: 1 hour 48 minutes