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Since the beginning of HBO’s partnership with Scholastic, approximately 668,025 teachers and 1,846,530 students received free content available from HBO, with Scholastic providing educators companion educational materials that complement the documentaries or specials.

Middle School

What Happened On September 11
FOR GRADES 6-8 | HISTORY AND SOCIAL STUDIES, ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS
What Happened on September 11

Directed and produced by Emmy-winner Amy Schatz (A Child's Garden of Poetry), What Happened on September 11 is an introduction to the events of September 11, 2001 for a young audience.

what's my name Muhammad Ali
FOR GRADES 7-12 | HISTORY AND SOCIAL STUDIES
What’s My Name: Muhammad Ali

Explore the iconic boxer’s challenges, confrontations, comebacks and triumphs in the two-part portrait of a man who was a beacon of hope for oppressed people around the world.

FOR GRADES 7-12 | SCIENCE
Vice and the Environment

Learn about critical environmental and civil rights issues with these immersive documentary segments. Includes materials for Earth Day on April 22, World Environment Day on June 5 and World Oceans Day on June 8.

FOR GRADES 6-9 | ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS
The Words That Built America

Go deeper into the Bill of Rights, the Constitution, and the Declaration of Independence. Includes teaching opportunities for National Constitution Day, Election Day and Presidents’ Day.

High School

what's my name Muhammad Ali
FOR GRADES 7-12 | HISTORY AND SOCIAL STUDIES
What’s My Name: Muhammad Ali

Explore the iconic boxer’s challenges, confrontations, comebacks and triumphs in the two-part portrait of a man who was a beacon of hope for oppressed people around the world.

FOR GRADES 9-12 | ENGLISH LANGAUGE ARTS
Fahrenheit 451

This modern adaptation of Ray Bradbury’s classic portrays a futuristic society that burns books as a way to maintain order. Lesson plans support National Constitution Day, and Freedom of Speech Week.

icebox
FOR GRADES 10-12 | HISTORY AND SOCIAL STUDIES
Icebox

Introduce students to the complexity of the United States’ immigration system through a fictionalized story of a child forced to seek asylum in America.

FOR GRADS 9-12 | HISTORY AND SOCIAL STUDIES
King in the Wilderness

See what pressures and struggles Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights movement faced in the last years of Dr. King's life. Includes learning material for Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Black History Month.

FOR GRADES 7-12 | SCIENCE
Vice and the Environment

Learn about critical environmental and civil rights issues with these immersive documentary segments. Includes materials for Earth Day on April 22, World Environment Day on June 5 and World Oceans Day on June 8.