This product is a higher-level, critical thinking worksheet for the movie Forrest Gump. It connects the movie to real events, themes, and ideas from American History. It requires students to fill in a chart by providing examples from the movie. It also has three short answer response questions for students to fill in after the movie that summarize the American History themes they saw. The assignment is tied to Texas TEKS (teaching standards), but can easily be modified.An answer key is also provided.