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Like Stars On Earth

Young Ishaa lives in an imaginative world of wonders like colors, fish, dogs, and kites, but the adults in his life are more interested in things like homework, grades, and neatness. When he gets into more trouble than his parents can handle, he is packed off to a boarding school. There an art teacher shares his joy and enthusiasm with the children and, with patience and care, he ultimately helps Ishaa find himself.


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Like Stars on Earth offers a wonderful opportunity to teach students about India and so much more! Check out the rich resources available for this film.

Curriculum Guide

Lesson 1: The People and Land of India (Social Studies)
Lesson 2: The Elements of Film (Media Literacy)
Lesson 3: Making Beauty Out of Nonsense (Language Arts , Visual Literacy)
Lesson 4: Determining Your Grade (Mathematics)
Lesson 5: How the Brain Works (Science)
Lesson 6: Color and Design Block-Printed Textiles (Visual Arts)
Lesson 7: Diwali-The Festival of Lights (Film-specific Cross-Cultural Understanding)
Lesson 8: The Historical and Social Background of Bollywood (Music History)
Lesson 9: A World of Music (Arts)

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Journeys in Film supports the Sustainable Development Goals.

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