Before the Movie 

When have you seen someone stand up for their rights? How did they do this? (Tap prior knowledge)


During the Movie (Pause Points) 

Stop at the following times in the movie and ask questions or prompt a discussion to keep students focused and to assess their understanding before moving on:

Timecode 1:37: Why did Ose’s youth council lobby for funding for after-school activities? What problems do after-school programs solve?  (Identify problem/solution)

Timecode 2:25: What evidence, or clues, show that Ose is determined and confident? Why are these traits important in making a difference?  (Make inferences; Identify character traits

Timecode 3:20: What advice does Ose have for LGBTQ kids (and others who face discrimination) when confront bullying at school?  (Identify problem/solution; Recall)

Timecode 4:25: What does Pride Month mean to Ose? (Summarize)

After the Movie 

Look at the four related movies at the bottom of the page. Explain how each is connected to the Pride 2021 topic. (Make connections)

What can you do if someone is bullying you? What can you do if you see someone being bullied? (Make connections; Identify problem/solution)

What can you do to make your school or community more inclusive and equitable? (Make connections)

BrainPOP recommends reading the movie description that appears on the Pride 2021 Topic Page  to your class. Then have them watch the movie once through without pausing. Then, watch it again as class, this time using the discussion prompts.


*BrainPOP’s Discussion Questions and Prompts align to CCSS Speaking and Listening Standards.