Friday Night Lights is the story of the Odessa-Permian High School football team and their journey to the Texas state championship game. The movie exposes the many facets of high school sports and how the game impacts the lives of everyone involved. A great resource to start a discussion on the role of high school sports in our society.
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.
-A partner/group activity that takes the principles of the movie and asks students to take action and grow in their own lives.
-A RAFT (Role-Audience-Format-Topic) writing prompt to help students apply their new knowledge.
-Were They Successful? graphic organizer based on The 12 Fundamentals of Success
Rating: PG-13 for thematic issues, sexual content, language, and some teen drinking
Length: 1 hour, 58 minutes