5Chester’s WayListen and think about who you would consider good and bad friends…
6What is a FRIEND? A person who is important to you Like to spend time togetherEnjoy doing some of the same things (have thingsin common)
7What is a FRIEND?A person you think about even if they are not with you.A person who is kind and is interested in youA person who notices your feelings
8True Blue Friends Make you feel included Show interest in your life and hobbies, even if they have different interestsTell the truth, keep promises, say sorry & forgive mistakesDon’t stay mad at you(They don’t hold grudges)
9True-Blue Friends Stay your friend in good times and bad times Make you feel good about yourself when you are with themNotice your feelings
10Talk about Which character was a True Blue Friend to Chester? How do you know he was a True Blue Friend?
11Fair-Weather FriendsSometimes act like your friend, sometimes do not act like your friend.might make you feel badMight just ignore you sometimes if you are having a rough day
12Fair Weather FriendsTease & talk mean about you when you are not there. (“Behind your back”)Make you feel excluded and confused
13Talk aboutWhich characters were Fair Weather Friends in Chester’s Way?How were they fair weather friends?
14DNEIRF (Backwards “Friend”) A type of Fair Weather person Person who pretends to be your friend, but really just wants something from you“Uses” you as a friendMight try to make you do things you are not comfortable with (take dares, etc.)Might put you down (insult) or tease you in a mean way in front of other people
15Look at the handout and compare DNIERFS vs FRIENDS DNIERF vs FRIENDLook at the handout and compare DNIERFS vs FRIENDSTake this sheet with you to help you think about people in your life and what category of friend they fit into
16Role-Playing Listen to the following situations. Decide if that person is being aFRIEND or DNEIRFHold up your card to show what you think.
17EXIT SLIP On the FRIEND side of your purple sheet Tell me what a TRUE BLUE friend isOn the DNEIRF side of your purple sheetTell me what a DNEIRF or FAIR WEATHER friend is