# THERE SHOULD BE NO TALKING.

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THERE SHOULD BE NO TALKING.
THE PIGMAN Directions: Take out a clean sheet of paper. Write your first and last name on it with either a pencil or a blue or black pen. THERE SHOULD BE NO TALKING.

THE PIGMAN On the next slide, you will see a picture of a book’s cover. On your clean sheet of paper, respond to the cover. Again, there should be no talking. KEEP ALL COMMENTS AND/OR THOUGHTS TO YOURSELF!

THE PIGMAN This is one version of the cover for The Pigman. By simply looking at this picture, what do you think the story is about? Write your answer on your clean sheet of paper.

THE PIGMAN This is another cover for the same book. Forgetting what you wrote about the previous cover, what would you think the book was about this time? Respond on your sheet of paper.

THE PIGMAN LET’S SHARE!

THERE ARE NO RIGHT OR WRONG ANSWERS!!!! These are just PREDICTIONS!
THE PIGMAN Raise your hand if you would like to share your prediction based on the first cover you saw of The Pigman. THERE ARE NO RIGHT OR WRONG ANSWERS!!!! These are just PREDICTIONS!

Again, there are no right or wrong answers.
THE PIGMAN And what about the second cover? Based on what you saw, share your predictions based on the other picture. Again, there are no right or wrong answers.

THE PIGMAN PART II

THE PIGMAN Next, number your paper #s 1 thru 12.
You are about to read a series of comments. On your paper, rate each statement 1 = STRONGLY DISAGREE 5 = STRONGLY AGREE

1 = STRONGLY DISAGREE & 5 = STRONGLY AGREE
THE PIGMAN 1 = STRONGLY DISAGREE & 5 = STRONGLY AGREE 1. Most adults just don’t remember what it is like to be young. 2. Parents should trust their children. 3. Teenagers shouldn’t drink alcohol. 4. There’s no harm in a few practical jokes. 5. A person can’t be used unless he lets himself be used.

1 = STRONGLY DISAGREE & 5 = STRONGLY AGREE
THE PIGMAN 1 = STRONGLY DISAGREE & 5 = STRONGLY AGREE 6. No one can really force you to do anything you don’t want to. 7. A child learns his values from his parents. 8. You can tell how a kid was raised by his behavior & attitude. 9. Old people are usually boring.

1 = STRONGLY DISAGREE & 5 = STRONGLY AGREE
THE PIGMAN 1 = STRONGLY DISAGREE & 5 = STRONGLY AGREE 10. Young people are often rebellious for no obvious reason. 11. Age usually equals wisdom. 12. I have done something I truly regret.

THE PIGMAN PART III

THE PIGMAN On your paper (either on the front if you still have room or on the back), respond to the following slide.

Why is your best friend’s friendship important to you?
Think about who your best friend is. Why is this person’s friendship important to you? Write a WELL DEVELOPED and ORGANIZED paragraph stating your response to the above. Your paragraph should have sentences.

Why is your best friend’s friendship important to you?
You can use the following as a guide: Sentence 1: My best friend is...... Sentence 2: He/She has a number of good qualities like...... Sentences 3 – 5: His/Her friendship is important to me because...... Sentence 6: Without this friend I would...... Sentence 7: As you can see, my friend is...... When you are finished, turn your work in on the front table. Wait for further instructions.