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“Pay it Forward” Lesson 2 Learning Objectives: To be able to: Explore the idea of ‘Pay it Forward’ Evaluate the role of the different characters in the pay it forward process
What words would we use to describe Jerry? Tramp Hobo Druggie Waster Smelly Unemployed Loser Poor Stupid Good looking Son Brother Friend Neighbour
When you first see the different characters, what were your first impressions? Were these ideas accurate? Do first impressions tell us the whole story about a person? How has your opinion been changing as the film has progressed?
Play the film- start at scene 9 Pause after Trevor has explained ‘Pay it Forward’ to his classmates
Discuss in pairs: what is our reaction to the “Pay it Forward” idea? Could this idea work if put in place in our community? How might it fail? Share responses as a class- discuss for 5 minutes
Pause film at 1 hour as Arlene and Eugene meet.
Character Profiles Task Complete the profile sheets for each character explaining their role in the process of paying it forward and how they are treated by other characters. Key Words: ▫ Prejudice – pre-judging someone before you know them (a thought) ▫ Discrimination – treating someone differently (an action)