Before the Movie:


What do you think Pride Month is all about? Who do we celebrate? (Make predictions)

What does LGBTQ mean? (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 0:46: How did the 2020 court ruling affect equal rights for the LGBTQ community? (Identify cause and effect)

Timecode 3:47: How did the 1969 Stonewall raid differ from earlier raids? What was the effect of the raid? (Compare and contrast; Identify cause and effect

Timecode 5:15: Why were Ellen and other first Pride marchers terrified? What did they discover as the march proceeded? (Draw conclusions)

Timecode 6:06:  What are a few ways kids can support their LGBTQ peers, and why are allies important for everyone? (Identify problem/solution)

Timecode 8:03: In what ways were the Stonewall Riots similar to Black Lives Matter movement now? In what ways were they different? (Compare and contrast)


After the Movie:


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

What does Ellen Broidy mean when she says, “We’re all one of them?” (Reflect)

BrainPOP recommends reading the movie description that appears on the Pride Homeroom News Topic Page to your class. Then show the movie once through without pausing. Watch it again, this time using the discussion prompts.


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