Homeless to Harvard: The Liz Murray Story Discussion Questions

Instructor: Kerry Gray

Kerry has been a teacher and an administrator for more than twenty years. She has a Master of Education degree.

'Homeless to Harvard' is a 2003 movie by director Peter Levin based on the true story of a girl who overcomes many obstacles to reach her dreams. These classroom discussion questions will help your students analyze this film.

Homeless to Harvard

What do you hope to accomplish? What challenges do you face to realizing your dreams? As students watch Peter Levin's Homeless to Harvard, they will see how Liz Murray's persistence paid off. The questions in this asset will guide classroom discussions about this film.


The questions in this section help students understand Liz's life with her parents and in the group home.

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