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Make A Wish, Molly

30 minutes 14 seconds

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Another story of Molly, a young Russian-Jewish immigrant who is constantly being teased for her ethnic mannerisms. Molly's troubles increase when her first Passover in her new country, America, conflicts with a friend's birthday party. However, Molly's own birthday turns out to be very special. Her teacher and parents plan a surprise party for Molly at which her classmates learn to appreciate their ethnic diversity.

Media Details

Runtime: 30 minutes 14 seconds

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6 minutes
Grade Level: Ps - 4
Still image from: 10 Fat Turkeys
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Grade Level: Ps - 5
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5 minutes
Grade Level: Ps - 4
Color illustration of a woman sprinkling ingredients on dough while a girl stands on a chair pouring ingredients into a mixing bowl. Title card reads, "A BIG Mooncake for Little Star."
9 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
The bank of a river, lake, or stream with driftwood and bright green ferns.
9 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 4
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0 minutes
Grade Level: Ps - 4
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4 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Man in glasses purses lips and holds up a fist with a thumb pointed towards himself. Color illustration of a boy in pajamas with a worried expression fills the background. Caption. 1 creature was stirring, that creature was me!
Sign Language Storytelling
Episode 5
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Grade Level: Ps - 5
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4 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
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5 minutes 26 seconds
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Viewer Comments

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    Trish M. (Pittsburgh, PA)
    May 18th, 2016 at 07:28 AM

    Used for teaching world cultures class-- great for students to see peer interaction and struggles with understanding and accepting diversity.