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This guide accompanies the 1998 movie "A Civil Action." The movie is based on a lawsuit concerning environmental pollution. The movie is rated PG-13.
This guide will show students that literary terms studied in literature can also be applied to movies. It covers literary terms typically covered in a language arts class. The guide also allows for more sophisticated answers for older students.
This guide also works well for a substitute teacher. You can incorporate "Civil Action" into many lessons and units about the environment, law, and perseverance.