Many students still think it is perfectly acceptable to make fun of people with physical or mental handicaps. This unit teaches tolerance and empathy while helping students to build a connection with Christy Brown, an Irish author and painter, and Art Honeyman, an American author and poet, both of whom had cerebral palsy.
--"My Left Foot" by Christy Brown reading questions
--"My Left Foot" alternate assignment (for students who cannot watch the movie)
--"My Left Foot" and "Music Within" movie questions
--"Music Within" alternate assignment (for students who cannot watch the movie)
--List of questionable material in both movies, with times, to better censor what you show in your classroom
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