Presentation on theme: "“Pay it Forward” Lesson 2"— Presentation transcript:
1“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
2What words would we use to describe Jerry? TrampHoboDruggieWasterSmellyUnemployedLoserPoorStupidGood lookingSonBrotherFriendNeighbour
3When 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?
4Play the film- start at scene 9 Pause after Trevor has explained ‘Pay it Forward’ to his classmates
5Discuss 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
7Character 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)