After reading the anti-bullying tale called ‘Jacob listens to his inner wisdom’, students will respond to six Bloom’s Taxonomy questions.
The teacher can use the questions as listed on the Examiner.com link called “Writing assignment: Jacob listens to his inner wisdom.”
Alternatively, the teacher can print off the downloadable free worksheet called “Let’s write about the anti-bullying tale called ‘Jacob listens to his inner wisdom’.”
What’s the story about?
Story Description: Here is a story scenario you can use to help teach about the need for Self-Mentoring when you are a victim of name-calling. The way you choose to respond can either lead to a LOSE-LOSE confrontation where both people feel like they lost, a WIN-LOSE confrontation where only one person feels like the victor, or a WIN-WIN confrontation where both people manage to come out feeling like winners.
In this story called “Jacob Listens to his Inner Wisdom,” Jacob not only manages to recall advice from a teacher, a friend, and his sisters, he tunes into his Inner Wisdom to select the response that will transform a LOSE-LOSE situation to a WIN-WIN.
Other lesson plan links for this story
- Middle school lesson plan: Jacob listens to his inner wisdom
- Section 1: Lesson Objectives
- Section 2: K-W-L MODEL discussion (‘K’ and ‘W’ questions)
- Section 3: Vocabulary
- Section 4: Story
- Section 5: Popcorn Review
- Section 6: Role-Play
- Section 7: Main Idea discussion questions
- Section 8: Writing assignment
- Section 9: K-W-L MODEL discussion (‘L’ questions)
- Bonus: Role-play slideshow: Jacob listens to his inner wisdom
- Bonus: Printable anti-bullying worksheet: Write about ‘Jacob listens to his inner wisdom’ (See above article and downloadable worksheet.)
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