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Happy - Curriculum Guide

About this Package

This curriculum guide to the film HAPPY is designed to help 6th-12th grade educators and their students get the most out of the film.

Organized around the five film chapters, it provides activity ideas for exploring happiness, as well as suggestions for focusing, discussing, and reflecting on the topics presented in the film.

In addition, the guide includes background information for educators, relevant national content standards, a glossary, and resources.

  1. The Study of Happiness
  2. What Really Makes Us Happy?
  3. Values and Happiness
  4. The Social Side of Happiness
  5. Practicing Happiness

Additional themes explored through this guide are:

  • Positive psychology
  • The nature of happiness
  • Ways to increase happiness
  • The power of community
  • The importance of helping others

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