Rick Kirkham, family man and successful national correspondent for Inside Edition, spent 30 years recording every aspect of his life on video. This documentary chronicles the tumultuous ups and downs of Rick's daily life, interwoven with the story of his intense personal struggle with substance abuse. Winner of the Special Jury Prize at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival, this documentary, produced by Deep Ellum Pictures, is now available in a classroom version that capitalizes on the film's teachable moments with a seamless integration of relevant and engaging educational activities.
- Standards-based educational materials developed by educators at McREL
- 12 Curriculum Connections Linking the film to The New York Times Anti-Drug Education Program
- Related Flash Facts that appear on-screen while watching the film
- On-screen prompts to guide students' viewing, spark discussions, and launch into classroom activities
- Standards-based ready-to-print lessons in Health, Language Arts and Life Skills
- Menu option to seamlessly take the viewer to related educational Activities,Lessons and Resources, and then back to the film.
- Printable Teacher Guides with accompanying Student Handouts
- An Instructor's Manual
Rating: Teacher Advisory Genre: Documentary Run Time: 107 Minutes Teacher Advisory: This film includes depictions of drug use. Teacher's guidance is recommended when using this educationally enhanced® DVD.
For Grades 9 – 12
Note: To access the printable lesson plans, teacher guides, and student handouts, you will need a DVD-ROM equipped computer.
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