Story Line:The movie takes you through the life story of Forrest Gump, a man with an intellectual disability who was still able to live a full and active live, chock full of coincidences that turned out to be positive life experiences.
Teaching With This Movie:Intelligence Bell Curve
Create your own bell curve diagram, labelling it with definitions of standard scores, percentile ranks, standard deviations, and stanine scores.
Idea #2:Low IQ
Create a list of common childhood disorders, such as autism, cerebal palsy, lead poisoning, muscular dystrophy, Fragile X, etc, and identify which disorder includes low intelligence as a characteristic.