Based on the final minutes of Saving Private Ryan, students are encouraged to think about what it means to live a life of integrity and substance. Captain Miller leads a platoon charged with finding and returning safely to his family, Private James Ryan. He enjoins Private Ryan to "earn this", whispered as his dying words in the aftermath of battle. Students will never forget this discussion or the ending of this film. Social studies teachers will find these materials truly inspirational. Watch as your students leave the classroom still talking about this lesson.