One thing that I love about using Wakelet is that I can save Twitter threads. Sometimes I will see a Tweet from an educator like the one below asking for resources, and I will bookmark it so I can check later for the responses.
What are some animated shorts you recommend sharing with students in the classroom?— my name is gary (@GaryRGrayJr) December 15, 2020
This how I found Snack Attack, an animated short that had me chuckling in empathy, outraged at the audacity of some people, only to find myself chuckling in empathy once again.
screenshot from Snack Attack short film
The video is less than four minutes long, but tells an excellent story with a fun twist at the end. If I were using this with a class, I would stop it at about 3:03 minutes in and ask the students how they think the two characters are feeling at that moment, and to back up their inferences. Ethics would be a fun discussion; who is right, and who is wrong? Then I would let it play to the end, glory in their surprise, have a conversation about stereotyping, and ask if they would revise any of their responses.
I’ll be adding this to my Pinterest Board of Inspirational Video for Students, which you can find here.